Cream Cheese Squares/Belkys

WSVN — Everybody likes a little something sweet every once in a while –and we’ve got a recipe that will make your mouth water! A little sugar and spice makes everything nice — as we grab a Bite with Belkys.

The Chef: Belkys Nerey
The Dish: Dangerously Delicious Cream Cheese Squares

Ingredients:
2 cans Crescent Rolls
2 (8 oz) packages cream cheese, softened (or Neufchâtel cheese)
1 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1/3 cup butter, melted
1/2 cup sugar
1 tbsp cinnamon

Method of Preparation:
– Preheat oven to 350 degrees

– Unroll 1 can of crescent rolls and lay flat in the bottom of a 9×13 baking dish. Stretch the rolls to cover the bottom of the pan. Pinch any seams closed.

– In a mixing bowl combine cream cheese, 1 cup sugar and vanilla until combined and smooth.

– Spread the mixture over top of the dough. Unroll your remaining can of crescent rolls and lay this on top of the cheese mixture, again, pinching closed any open seams.

– Pour your melted butter on top of the crescent roll.

– In a bowl mix the remaining sugar and tablespoon of cinnamon together and sprinkle that evenly on top.

– Bake for 30 minutes until top is golden brown. Let cool for approximately 20 minutes and then put in refrigerator to completely chill before cutting into squares.
To Plate:
Serve cold, or warm up individual slices for 10 seconds in the microwave. Enjoy!
Serves: 8-10

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