Lemon Cheesecake Crescent Rolls


1 package (8 count) refrigerated crescent rolls
4 oz. cream cheese, cold
2 Tbsp. granulated sugar
1/4 tsp. lemon extract
zest of ½ lemon
1 c. powdered sugar
1 and 1/2 Tbsp. lemon juice
zest of ½ lemon


1. In a medium mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, granulated sugar, lemon extract, and lemon zest.
2. Beat on medium-high speed until mixture comes together.
3. Unroll crescent roll dough into triangles; spoon cream cheese filling onto wider end of each triangle.
4. Gently roll the dough, starting with the wider end and tucking the corners, into crescent shapes.
5. Place 2 inches apart on a lightly greased or parchment -lined baking sheet.
6. Bake at 375 degrees for 12-14 minutes or until golden brown.
7. Let rolls cool on a wire rack.
8. Once cool, prepare glaze by combining all ingredients until smooth.
9. Drizzle glaze evenly over rolls.

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Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 12 mins
Total time 22 mins
Serves 8
These Lemon Cheesecake Crescent Rolls are bursting with bright lemon flavor! Flaky crescent rolls filled with creamy lemon cheesecake and topped with a citrus glaze...the perfect addition to any brunch

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