Cinnamon Cream Cheese Crescent Rolls

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I’m always looking for easy and delicious recipes that can be made quickly and with ingredients I already have. These Cinnamon Cream Cheese Crescent Rolls are just that – and so yummy!

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Cinnamon + Cream Cheese Goodness

Have you ever tried combining cream cheese, butter, cinnamon and sugar and wrapping it in a crescent roll?! If not, we are here to tell you that it is DELICIOUS!

We have always loved this combo of flavors and decided to make up a recipe, topped with a glaze, and it’s become a family favorite treat.

These Cinnamon Cream Cheese Crescent Rolls are simple, quick and great for brunch, weekend morning treats and even an after-school sweet.

Cinnamon cream cheese crescent rolls process pics

How to Make Cream Cheese Crescent Rolls

Begin by rolling out your crescent rolls onto an un-greased cookie sheet.

CREAM CHEESE. Add a thin layer of whipped cream cheese onto each crescent roll.

BUTTER. Brush melted butter onto each roll.

CINNAMON & SUGAR. Add as much cinnamon/sugar mixture {1/2 cup sugar, 1 TB cinnamon} as you’d like. To me – the more, the better!

ROLL UP. Roll up each crescent roll starting with the wide side. Bake at 350 for 11-12 minutes.

GLAZE. Make glaze by combining the powdered sugar, melted butter, vanilla and milk and pour over the top of the warm crescent rolls.

Cream cheese crescent roll dessert on pan

ADD-INS & STORING

Optional add-ins: A great thing about this recipe is you can always add your own personal touch to it. Assorted jams or chocolate can be added to the top with the glaze.

You can also add any fruit, assorted jams, Nutella, pie fillings, any flavor of chocolate chips, or a flavored whipped cream cheese to the middle before cooking.

How to store/reheat? Put any leftovers in a Ziploc bag or an airtight container and store in the fridge for 3-4 days. To reheat, use microwave or reheat on low in the oven.

Cream cheese crescent rolls recipe on white dish

This little treat has actually become the hubby’s favorite snack on a weekend morning. Eating them when they’ve come straight out of the oven is just pure heaven! The mix of cream cheese and sugar and cinnamon makes these pretty irresistible!

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Cinnamon Cream Cheese Crescent Rolls Recipe

5 from 6 votes

Delicious Glazed Cinnamon and Cream Cheese stuffed Crescent Rolls. Soft and gooey these crescent rolls are the perfect treat or breakfast recipe!

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 11 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 221 kcal
Author Lil' Luna

Ingredients

Crescent Roll

  • 8 oz Pillsbury crescent rolls
  • 1 tub whipped cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp butter melted
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon

Glaze

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp butter melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp milk

Instructions

  1. Begin by rolling out your crescent rolls onto an ungreased cookie sheet.

  2. Add a thin layer of whipped cream cheese onto each crescent roll.
  3. Brush melted butter onto each roll.
  4. Add as much cinnamon/sugar mixture {1/2 cup sugar, 1 TB cinnamon} as you'd like. To me - the more, the better!
  5. Roll up each crescent roll starting with the wide side.
  6. Bake at 350 for 11-12 minutes.
  7. Make glaze by combining the powdered sugar, melted butter, vanilla and milk and pour over the top of the warm crescent rolls.
Delicious Glazed Cinnamon and Cream Cheese stuffed Crescent Rolls

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Kristyn Merkley

My name is Kristyn and I’m the mom of SIX stinkin’ cute kids and the wife to my smokin’ hot hubby, Lo. My mom’s maiden name is Luna, and I’m one of the many crafty “Lil’ Lunas” in the fam. On this site I like to share all things creative – from recipes to home decor to gifts and home decor ideas. Welcome!

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    1. Oh my heavens, they are!! I usually don’t eat cinnamon rolls a ton, but I could NOT stop eating these… they were just so ooey and gooey! Mmmmm…. getting hungry just thinking about them! 🙂

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  4. What a great treat, snack, or breakfast recipe! They look so gooey, soft, & delicious!! I will have to make them for my kids. They love all things cinnamon-y!

  5. this is the best recipe for a Quick batCh of cinnamon rolls without all the fuss. Same great taste without much effort. Sure to be a hit in your home.

  6. HoneStly couldnt get eaSier! Im always on the Look out for treats my kids can throw together. This one is perfect.