Cheesecake Crescent Rolls

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Cheesecake Crescent Rolls offer a delightful fusion of creamy cheesecake and flaky pastry, creating a tantalizing treat perfect for any occasion. This recipe seamlessly blends the simplicity of Pillsbury Crescent rolls with the rich, velvety texture of cream cheese, heightened by a touch of vanilla and a sprinkle of cinnamon. The result is a delectable dessert that’s both easy to make and irresistibly indulgent. Whether served as a sweet brunch addition or a dessert for gatherings, these Cheesecake Crescent Rolls are sure to become a favorite for their delightful taste and simplicity.


  • 2 cans of refrigerated crescent dough sheets
  • 16 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • Ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • Honey (optional, for drizzling)


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Grease a 9 x 13-inch baking dish (or an 8 x 8-inch dish for a smaller portion).
  3. Lay one can of crescent dough sheets in the bottom of the prepared baking dish, ensuring full coverage.
  4. In a bowl, blend the softened cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract until smooth.
  5. Spread the cream cheese mixture evenly over the layer of crescent dough.
  6. Carefully unroll the second can of crescent dough sheets and place them on top of the cream cheese layer.
  7. Pour the melted butter over the top layer of crescent dough.
  8. Generously sprinkle ground cinnamon over the buttered dough.
  9. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-30 minutes or until the pastry is golden brown and the filling is bubbly.
  10. Optionally, drizzle a little honey over the baked pastry for added sweetness.
  11. Allow the pastry to cool slightly before cutting into squares and serving.

Enjoy these delectable cinnamon cream cheese pastry squares as a delightful treat!

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