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Sopapilla Cheesecake Bars

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 5 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 12

Inspired by the popular Mexican pastry, these cinnamon sugar cheesecake bars—with their sweet cream cheese filling, crunchy-sweet topping and flaky crescent crust—are dangerously good, and dangerously easy to make. Don’t say we didn’t warn you! ...MORE+ LESS-

Deborah Harroun
March 7, 2016

Ingredients

2
cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
2
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1 1/2
cups sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
1/2
cup butter, melted
1
tablespoon ground cinnamon

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2
    Unroll 1 can dough. Place in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish. Stretch to cover bottom of dish, firmly pressing perforations to seal.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, beat cream cheese and 1 cup of the sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Beat in vanilla. Spread over dough in baking dish.
  • 4
    Unroll second can of dough. Carefully place on top of cream cheese layer. Pinch seams together.
  • 5
    Pour melted butter evenly over top. Mix remaining 1/2 cup sugar with the cinnamon, and sprinkle evenly over butter.
  • 6
    Bake about 30 minutes or until center is set. Cool slightly, about 20 minutes. Refrigerate for easy cutting. Cover and refrigerate any remaining bars.

Expert Tips

  • For a more authentic sopapilla flavor, top with honey.
  • These need to be stored in the refrigerator, but are best served warm. Heat bars in microwave uncovered 5 to 10 seconds to rewarm.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
440
Calories from Fat
250
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
42%
Saturated Fat
15g
74%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
60mg
21%
Sodium
480mg
20%
Potassium
60mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
43g
14%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
30g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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