Lemon Cheesecake Crescent Rolls - Holiday Recipes

Lemon Cheesecake Crescent Rolls are bursting with delicious lemon flavor! These flaky crescent rolls are filled with creamy lemon cheesecake and topped with a sweet citrus glaze. The perfect brunch recipe!

Lemon Cheesecake Crescent Rolls are bursting with delicious lemon flavor! These flaky crescent rolls are filled with creamy lemon cheesecake and topped with a sweet citrus glaze. The perfect brunch recipe!


Ingredients;

Rolls;
  • 1 package 8 count refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 4 oz. cream cheese cold
  • 2 Tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. lemon extract
  • zest of 1/2 lemon


Glaze;
  • 1 c. powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • zest of 1/2 lemon


Instructions;

  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.