Irresistible Cream Cheese Squares


Posted: January 25

Time: 45 minutes

Yield: 24 servings

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The name says it all: these are truly irresistible. Irresistible Cream Cheese Squares have an ooey-gooey, creamy, and sweet center surrounded by crispy, buttery pastry and a cinnamon-sugar top. You may have trouble not eating these when you see them piled high on a plate. Irresistible Cream Cheese Squares are perfect for any gathering and will satisfy anyone's sweet tooth... right up until they reach for another one!


Ingredients

• 2 (8-ounce) cans refrigerated crescent roll dough • 2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese • 1 1/4 cups white sugar, divided • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract • 1/2 cup margarine, melted • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2

Grease a 9x13-inch pan.

Step 3

Press 1 can of the crescent roll dough into the bottom of the prepared pan.

Step 4

In a medium bowl, beat the cream cheese, 1 cup white sugar, and the vanilla until smooth and creamy.

Step 5

Spread the cream cheese mixture over the dough in the bottom of the pan.

Step 6

Unroll the second can of crescent roll dough and lay it on top of the cream cheese mixture without pressing down.

Step 7

Pour or brush the melted margarine on top of the top layer of crescent dough.

Step 8

Combine the remaining 1/4 cup white sugar and the ground cinnamon.

Step 9

Sprinkle the cinnamon sugar over the melted margarine.

Step 10

Bake until the top is crisp and golden, about 25-30 minutes.

Step 11

Let cool for about 5 minutes before serving.


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