‘Lazy’ Cheesecake

I thought for sure that I had shared this recipe before but I guess not and it’s high time to remedy that issue!

I love this cheesecake style dessert for a number of reasons, it’s super simple and easy to whip up and tastes amazing as a dessert, snack or breakfast (preferably enjoyed with coffee at any of said times๐Ÿ˜‰).

I’ve taken to calling it ‘lazy’ cheesecake because obviously enough, it’s super easy annnnd because I always forget the real name it goes by ๐Ÿ˜œ

(Real name, Sopapillas Cheesecake)



Ingredients :


2 pkgs refrigerated crescent rolls
2 pkgs (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened to room temperature
1 cup white sugar
1 Tbsp vanilla extract

1/2 cup butter, melted
1/2 cup white sugar
1 tsp cinnamon



Instructions :


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Grease a 13×9″ baking pan and set aside.

Lay one roll of crescent rolls down in a single layer on the bottom of the pan, pinching together any seams to seal and stretching to fit the pan.

Meanwhile, beat the cream cheese, 1 cup white sugar and vanilla until combined.

Spread the mixture evenly over top of the first crescent roll layer.

Unroll the other crescent roll sheet onto a cutting board and pinch the seams together to seal. Pick it up and carefully lay it over top of the cheesecake filling, covering it completely.

Pour the melted butter evenly over the top, and evenly sprinkle the cinnamon and 1/2 cup sugar on top.

Bake for approx. 30 minutes or until the top is an even, golden color.

Prepare to deal with a delicious aroma and then a waiting time while it cools off enough so you don’t burn off your tongue, then enjoy!

It can be eaten warm or cold but we prefer warm ๐Ÿ˜

Author: jessicapeters95

Hello humans ๐Ÿ˜Š This is where you learn about me I suppose, though anyone reading this right now most likely knows all the boring details ;) I am Jessica Rose Peters-Hagenouw. (Always thought I'd be able to pronounce my married name but hey, life doesn't go as we plan.) June 11, 1995, tis the day Robert and Bonnie Peters received the most adorable, amazing, wonderful, surprise 3rd child they could have dreamed of. Speaking of being the third child, I have an older brother and an older sister. Both of whom are married and have wee little families of their own, making 'Aunty Jess' another name I go by. I grew up and have lived all of my years up till November 2015 in Saskatchewan, Canada. Making summers that are extremely short and winters that never end, vast open spaces, northern lights, unthinkable amounts of mosquitoes, lakes, forests and people waving to you on the grid road all different things that mean = Home. But Home is not where I'll be for some time. My husband is a Dutchman, living in Europe. Therefore I too have been living in Europe for the last few months. The reason I started this little blog/journal/writing thing, is to document a bit of my "whole new world," for those at home who wont be awake at 3:00 am wanting to hear about how I couldn't find flour at the grocery store. Thanks for stopping by and taking a peek into my little life ๐Ÿ˜Š

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