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Cinnamon Cream Cheese Squares

 Cinnamon Cream Cheese Squares
I like to make these cream cheese squares for a quick breakfast treat or easy dessert. Even my young daughter can help out.—Gay Snyder, Deerfield, Ohio
36 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 2 tubes (8 ounces each) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • Unroll one tube of dough and place in a lightly greased 13-in. x
  • 9-in. baking pan. Seal seams and perforations; set aside. In a large
  • bowl, beat the cream cheese, 1 cup of sugar and vanilla until
  • smooth. Spread over dough.
  • Unroll remaining tube of dough and place over cream cheese mixture,
  • stretching to fit. Brush butter evenly over top; sprinkle with
  • cinnamon and remaining sugar. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or
  • until golden brown. Cool; cut into squares. Yield: about 3 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 91 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 81 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.