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Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Crescent Rolls

posted by Malinda Linnebur on March 27, 2017

Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Crescent Rolls ~  Filled a with Creamy, Sweet and Tangy Lemon Filling and Bursting with Fresh Blueberries! Perfect for Dessert, Breakfast or Brunch!

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These Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Crescent Rolls are filled with creamy, sweet and tangy lemon filling and bursting with fresh blueberries!

Ok, I am just going to come out and admit it…..I ate 5 of these lemon blueberry cheesecake crescent rolls in one sitting!!!  I know, I know!  My excuse is that little baby in my tummy has to survive, right?!?!  I kinda wanted to just hide the rest from the family and keep them for myself, but I decided to share.  I’m so nice.  Ok, ok, I may have held a few more back for myse

These are probably one of the most addictive rolls I have ever eaten, no lie!!  They are perfectly sweet, a little tart and the burst of blueberries puts them over the top.  Also, not to mention this is all gift wrapped in nice flaky crescent dough then drizzled with a sweet glaze.  I ask you what’s not to love!

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These Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Crescent Rolls are filled with creamy, sweet and tangy lemon filling and bursting with fresh blueberries! These Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Crescent Rolls are filled with creamy, sweet and tangy lemon filling and bursting with fresh blueberries!

I went the easy route and used store bought crescent dough.  Hey, a girl needs a little help from the store from time to time and flaky crescent dough is one of them!  For the filling, I used cream cheese, homemade lemon curd and fresh blueberries.  You could also use store bought lemon curd but I highly recommend using homemade!  It really isn’t that hard to make and it tastes amazing!

I could eat that stuff by the spoonfuls!!  Just giving you the real me here folks.  🙂

When filling these I used a good heaping couple of tablespoons and make sure to get some blueberries in each one.  I also didn’t obsess over trying to make these perfectly neat when I rolled them up.  I kinda like the blueberries peeking out, gives them character in my opinion.  After these come out of the oven let them cool completely before drizzling them with the glaze.  I left an option to make the glaze with milk or lemon juice.  If you want an extra lemony punch, go with the lemon juice.

These Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Crescent Rolls are filled with creamy, sweet and tangy lemon filling and bursting with fresh blueberries!

I think these lemon blueberry cheesecake crescent rolls would make a great addition to any brunch table.  They would also make a great dessert, snack, or if you are like me and eat 5 at one time, meal, whoops!

They will lift your spirits and give you wonderful springtime thoughts with their bright lemony punch.  They would also be a wonderful addition to your Easter table and since they are so easy to make there is no excuse not to include them!

Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Crescent Rolls

Preparation 15 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Serves 16 crescent rolls     adjust servings

Ingredients

  • 2 (8 oz) packages original crescent rolls
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup lemon curd, homemade or store bought
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoons milk or lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer beat cream cheese until smooth. Add in the lemon curd and beat until combined. Gently fold in blueberries.
  3. Unroll crescent dough and separate into triangles. Place about 2 tablespoons of the filling (making sure to get some blueberries in each) on the wide end of each triangle. Starting with the wide end roll each triangle up and place about 1 inch apart on a baking sheet. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden. Let cool completely.
  4. To make the glaze: in a small bowl combine the powdered sugar and milk or lemon juice until smooth. Drizzle over cooled rolls.

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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 crescent roll
Amount Per ServingAs Served
Calories 185kcal Calories from fat 84
% Daily Value
Total Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Transfat 0g
Cholesterol 23mg8%
Sodium 356mg15%
Carbohydrate 24g8%
Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Sugars 12g
Protein 3g

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories2000
Total FatLess than65g
Sat FatLess than25g
CholesterolLess than300mg
SodiumLess than2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate300g
Dietary Fiber25g

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    Comments

  • Donna Simpson


    Blueberries, Cream Cheese, Crescent Dough Lemon Curd

  • g


    Recipe is not on page 🙁

    • Julie Evink


      I’m seeing it! Do you not see it? I was making some changes on my blog today that could have been why you didn’t see it. Sorry!

  • g


    How much cream cheese and lemon curd do I use?

  • Karly


    Omg. Amazing. So great for Easter morning or for a sweet after lunch treat!

    • Malinda @Countryside Cravings


      Thank you Karly, I thought so too! 🙂

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