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Churro Dessert Bars

All the deliciousness of a classic churro, but with an added cheesecake layer.
Prep Time15 mins
Active Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: cinnamon, cream cheese, Pillsbury
Yield: 24
Calories: 105kcal


  • 1 cup granulated sugar, divided
  • 2 Tbsp. cinnamon
  • 16 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 8 oz. Pillsbury crescent dinner rolls canisters
  • 2 Tbsp. flour


  • Preheat oven to 350°. Grease bottom of 13 x 9" baking dish.
  • In small bowl, mix together 1/2 cup sugar with cinnamon. Set aside.
  • In large mixing bowl, beat together remaining 1/2 cup sugar and cream cheese until smooth and creamy. Add in egg and vanilla until blended. Set aside.
  • Sprinkle half of the sugar/cinnamon mixture in bottom of baking dish. .
  • Lightly flour a piece of waxed paper
  • Unroll one sheet of the crescent dough onto the waxed paper. Pinch seams together and shape to size needed. (See blog for options.)
  • Place dough in bottom of dish and push gently so the sugar/cinnamon mixture sticks to the dough.
  • Spread cream cheese mixture evenly over dough.
  • Repeat process with second crescent dough. Pinch seams, shape. Place on top of cream cheese layer. Sprinkle remaining sugar/cinnamon mixture evenly over top.
  • Bake for 30 minutes. Let cool on wire rack. Enjoy!


Refrigerate any leftovers.


Calories: 105kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 63mg | Potassium: 33mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 267IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1mg