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Quick And Easy Lemon Cheesecake Crescent Ring (video recipe) - bursting with irresistible lemon flavour! Tender and flaky crescent ring filled with creamy lemon cheesecake and topped with lemon zest! All you need is a 7 simple ingredients: cream cheese, lemon juice, lemon zest, sugar, crescent roll dough and milk. Perfect for Easter or any holiday breakfast or brunch! Vegetarian. | tipbuzz.com
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Lemony Cream Cheese Crescent Rolls

These Cream Cheese Crescent Rolls are flakey and creamy with a light glaze on top. Shaped into a festive ring, it's features delicious lemony flavors. Perfect for weekend breakfasts or brunch as well as holidays!
Prep Time12 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: brunch, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cream cheese crescent rolls
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 270kcal
Author: Cindy


  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 8-oz package refrigerated crescent roll dough
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 teaspoons milk


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray large baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, mix cream cheese, granulated sugar, lemon juice and lemon zest until well blended.
  • Unroll crescent roll dough to form a large rectangle. Spread cream cheese mixture evenly on top.
  • Starting on long edge, roll up dough and pinch the edge to seal. Then slice into a dozen pieces using a sharp knife.
  • Place pieces on prepared baking sheet in a circle, overlapping slightly. Bake 18 minutes or until golden.
  • Meanwhile prepare icing by whisking powdered sugar and milk together in a small bowl. Drizzle over warm crescent ring. Serve and enjoy!



Calories: 270kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 223mg | Potassium: 38mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 200IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 1.1mg