Dessert Recipes – How to Make Cream Cheese Squares

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Watch how a few convenience ingredients can transform into a simply delicious dessert (or morning treat). Crescent roll dough is topped with a sweetened cream cheese and layered between another sheet of dough. Top the whole thing off with melted butter and you’ve got a creamy, sweet ending to the day.

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  1. what if you can't use vanilla extract
    sorry if I spelled it wrong I was rushing

  2. Looks awesome.

  3. That's too much sugar!!!!

  4. fushiashade5

    Diabetes anyone?

  5. Lyz Gutierrez

    Alright Paula Deen slow your roll.

  6. fivelightsonahill

    And use honey instead of sugar to mix with the yogurt.

  7. Looks good! If I made the bars, I would cut back on the sugar & butter! ;-)

  8. ALL that butter isn't good at all, YIKES

  9. … I had to go double check to see that this wasn't a repost. 

    This is Lemon Cheesecake Bars without the lemon and more butter. xD

  10. This is almost similar to your sopapilla cheesecake squares. Why recreate another but with a different name?

  11. Looks good and I agree with other comments too much butter

  12. recipes in motion more like diabetes in motion


  14. I don't think they added enough butter…

  15. I have made mine with just one cream cheese, half the sugar substituted with splenda/sugar combo, add the vanilla. Then take a brush and just brush melted butter over the top. Take just enough sugar in your fingers to sprinkle over the top and then dust lightly with nutmeg. Fantastic and way less fat/calories. You can use reduced fat cream cheese and reduced fat croissants.

  16. Jennifer Bragg

    I have made these for years! They are so so good. I have given out the recipe every time someone tries them for the first time. I cut all the ingredients in half!!!!!

  17. Andrew Misito

    OMG . . .  looks sooooooo good – I want one NOW !!!!

  18. Kris- Simsters

    How to make this better:
    Less sugar
    Homemade dough
    Less butter
    Half of the cream cheese (probably)
    Making a crumble for the top instead of piling sugar and cinnamon on the top
    Lemon to cut back all the sweetness

  19. What in the need to use so butter!?
    And sugar is also too much!
    I think I don't need half butter and sugar. I was surprised butter too many!
    I think this square that's unhealthy.
    I'm sorry, I don't want to make this, I can't eat.

  20. The wheat in the crescent roll dough and the cup of of sugar are 100 times more dangerous to your body than the butter and cream cheese could ever be.  You can make these without the crust, and use Stevia for sweetening (and half a cup is probably enough unless you like really sweet things).  It comes out tasting better and is a standard desert found in a large number of low-carb recipe books.

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