Lemon Cheesecake Crescent Roll-Ups

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Crescent Roll-Ups

1  package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/4  cup granulated sugar
4  teaspoons grated lemon peel (from 1 large lemon)
1  can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dough sheet
1  tablespoon butter, melted

Glaze and Topping

1/2  cup powdered sugar
2  to 3 teaspoons lemon juice
Additional grated lemon peel, if desired


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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix cream cheese, granulated sugar and 4 teaspoons lemon peel with electric mixer on medium speed until well mixed and no lumps remain.

  • 3
    Unroll dough on work surface into 12×7-inch rectangle, and cut into 8 rectangles (3×3 1/2 inches each). Spread 2 tablespoons of the cream cheese mixture over each dough rectangle to within 1/4 inch of the short ends.

  • 4
    Roll up each rectangle, starting with shortest side, and pinch seam to seal. Place on cookie sheet, seam side down; brush with melted butter. Bake 11 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 10 minutes on cookie sheet.

  • 5
    In small bowl, mix powdered sugar and 2 teaspoons of the lemon juice. If necessary, add additional lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon at a time, until thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle over warm crescent roll-ups, and garnish with additional grated lemon peel. Serve warm.

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