Reader recipe Cream Cheese Crescent Squares
Cream Cheese Crescent Squares
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Cream Cheese Crescent Squares

This dessert can be served after dinner. Add some fresh fruit on top to dress it up a bit or you can serve it plain at brunch or just enjoy it with a cup of coffee or tea. It is very good any way you have it.

By Brenda Porter

Source: Brenda Porter

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  • Prep time 10 min
  • Cook time 30 min
  • Portion size 20


  • 2 8 oz cans 28 oz cansrefrigerated crescent rolls
  • 2 8 oz packages 28 oz packagescream cheese
  • 1 cup 1cupwhite sugar
  • 1 tsp 1tspvanilla
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspReal Lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupmargarine, melted
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupicing sugar
  • 1 tsp 1tspground cinnamon
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Preheat oven to 350ΒΊ F. Grease a 9 x 13 pan Press one can of the crescent rolls into the bottom of the prepared pan. In a medium bowl mix together the cream cheese, 1 cup of the sugar, vanilla, lemon juice until smooth and creamy. Spread over the cresent layer. Unroll the second can of crescent rolls and lay them on top of the cream chesse layer. Do not press down. Pour the melted margarine over the entire pan. Combine the remaining 1/2 cup of sugar and cinnamon, sprinkle over the top. Bake for 25 - 30 minutes in the preheated oven or until the top is crisp and golden. When cool, refrigerate until ready to serve. Note - This can be made the day ahead.

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