Churro cheesecake bars

Brandy O'Neill

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Churros are a classic street food, but we have found a way to combine it with a New York classic — cheesecake. That's right, churro cheesecake bars. You won't be able to just eat one!

churro cheesecake bars

Churros are a fantastic treat but a pain to make from scratch. Who wants to heat up all that oil and deep fry? Not me! These simple churro cheesecake bars will give you the taste of churros with almost none of the work. You won't believe how easy this dessert is to throw together!

Churro cheesecake bars

Slightly adapted from Oh Bite It!

Yields 9 x 13-inch pan of bars

Ingredients:

  • 2 (8 ounce) cans crescent rolls
  • 2 (8 ounce) bricks cream cheese, room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla paste
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup cinnamon sugar (mix 1/2 cup sugar with 2 tablespoons cinnamon)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Press 1 can's worth of the crescent rolls into the bottom of a 9 x 13-inch glass casserole dish.
  3. In a bowl of an electric mixer, add cream cheese, vanilla paste, egg and 1/2 cup sugar. Mix until blended and spread across bottom of crescent roll crust.
  4. Press together the other can of crescent rolls onto a piece of wax paper. Flip onto cream cheese mixture.
  5. Bake for about 35 minutes until the top is golden brown. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup cinnamon sugar right after you take it out of the oven.
  6. Let cool and enjoy!

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Brandy O'Neill
Brandy is the author of the food blog, Nutmeg Nanny. In her spare time she enjoys developing recipes, baking and cooking. She is a small town girl who left the corn fields of Ohio for the scenic beauty of the Hudson Valley region of New York. Her food is influenced by her small town roots as well as her many travels around the world.