Sunday, November 9, 2008

Sopapilla Cheesecake

2 8oz pkgs cream cheese, soft
2 8oz cans crescent rolls
2 cups sugar, divided
2 tsp vanilla, divided
½ cup butter (one stick)

Line a greased 9x 13 pan with crescent rolls. Pinch dough to close up perforated holes or buy seamless (Pillsbury makes some called "Recipe Creations Crescents")

Mix together: cream cheese (softened), 1 cup sugar and 1 tsp vanilla. Spread cream cheese mixture over dough, about ½ inch from the edge

Stretch the second can of rolls over the cream cheese mixture like a 2-crust pie and pinch the edges together

Melt the stick of butter and 1 cup of sugar together over hi heat stirring the whole time 2 min. then add 1 tsp vanilla. Pour evenly over the entire crust (sides too). Sprinkle with lots of cinnamon.

Bake 350 for 30-35 min

Serve by itself or with honey and can cream. Eat hot or cold.

This recipe courtesy of Nichole