Sopapilla Cheesecake Dessert
I love this dessert! Instead of digging through my books for the recipe to this yummy dish I went to check the recipe on Allrecipes. I never found it and it is great! A big hit at potlucks and ladies meetings. Enjoy!
I love this dessert! Instead of digging through my books for the recipe to this yummy dish I went to check the recipe on Allrecipes. I never found it and it is great! A big hit at potlucks and ladies meetings. Enjoy!
My rating is for the recipe as is, it's very good. I won't change a recipe then rate it based on the changes. And quite frankley I don't know why allrecipes allows that, it's certainly not fair to the submitter. Having said that, IMHO adding an egg to the cream cheese/sugar mixture turns this into a 5 star recipe!Read More
My rating is for the recipe as is, it's very good. I won't change a recipe then rate it based on the changes. And quite frankley I don't know why allrecipes allows that, it's certainly not fair to the submitter. Having said that, IMHO adding an egg to the cream cheese/sugar mixture turns this into a 5 star recipe!
I have been making this dessert for some time. My whole family loves it! An easy way to enjoy cheesecake. I also looked on this site and did not find this recipe and added it 2 weeks ago. I don't know what happened and why it did not register. You can also add a can of pie filling of your choice; peach, cherry, apple, etc. before adding the last layer of crescent rolls. Yummy!
Simple and scrumptious. I put a layer of pecan pieces between first crescent layer and cheesecake layer. Drizzled honey over cheesecake when removed from oven. Check oven starting at about 38-39 minutes, might not require full 45 min to bake. Definite keeper...
Wow this was really good. I almost didn't make it because of the creasent rolls but I am so glad I did. It was super easy. Followed the recipe exactly. Like someone else said besure to use real butter. And when it came out of the oven I drizzeled honey ALL OVER it. That is how I like my Sopapillas...but if your a chocolate fan you could drizzle that too. The whole pan got ate up and everyone loved it. Thanks!!!!
I gave this only 4 stars because I have to make a few alterations after which I would give it 5 stars! The flavors are really excellent and I get soooo many requests for this recipe! The changes I make are to cut the sugar in the cheesecake portion down to 1 cup and in addition to the cream cheese I also add about 1/2 cup sour cream and one egg. For the topping I add an additional teaspoon of cinnamon and sprinkle a little bit of the topping onto the bottom layer of crescent roll dough before the cream cheese layer. Lastly, a half cup of butter is unnecessary in my opinion and I only use about 6 tablespoons instead of 8. Don't shy away from this because it uses prepared crescent dough, it doesn't detract from the dish at all!
One of my patients told me about this recipe, so I had to make it. Made it last night for Christmas Eve dinner and it was a hit! The only thing I changed was that I sprayed my baking dish before putting down the crescent roll dough and I did not use the almonds. You have got to try this recipe!!!
Just a note there is another listed "Cream Cheese Squares" that is the same w/o the nuts - whichever way you make it - DELICIOUS. (if you want to add a flavor, try raspberry pie filling on top of cheese layer, then the other layer of dough & cinn & sugar; or Lemon Curd/pie filling - heaven!!)
Thanks for sharing. I substituted 1c. ricotta cheese for 8 oz. of cream cheese. Drizzled honey on after it came out of the oven. Yum!
WOW!! So simple and SOOOO delicious. The only thing I did different is I drizzled honey all over the top when it came out of the oven. I didn't think it would be too good after the leftovers were refridgerated, but boy was I wrong.
SO amazing!!!! Be sure to use real butter! This is great served warm with vanilla or cinnamon ice cream! Heavenly!
I was looking for a quick dessert, and came across this recipe at another site, really was skeptical about the 3 packages of cream cheese, but I figured, what the heck, can't have to much of a good thing, so tried it, minus the almonds, and was really surprised when it turned out so well. Think next time I will try 2 packages of cream cheese, and dot with some pie filling before putting the top layer of dough on. BTY I found "Crescent Recipe" rolls of dough, that you don't have to close the perforations on, it is all one rectangular piece, perfect fit for the 9x13 pan, just remember NOT to spread the filling all the way to the edge of the dough, leave it just before you reach the side of the pan. Great dessert, and soooo simple!!!!!
FANTASTIC recipe! Very well-received at a recent dinner party I hosted. Also, extremely easy to make. I didn't even bother rolling out the crescent dough on the counter with a rolling pin; instead, I just unrolled it straight into the pan and pinched the edges together. Per another reviewer, I omitted the almonds and only used 1 cup of sugar for the first step instead of 1.5 cups. I doubled the cinnamon to 2 tsp. and drizzled honey on it as soon as it came out of the oven. Will be adding this to our list of faves!
With the changes made this was a 5 star dish, as is it has a LITTLE too much sugar/butter. I used 1 cup of sugar in the filling and 1/4 cup sugar on top, as well as 1/4 cup melted butter on top. I also added the egg to the cream cheese mixture. And cooked for 35 minutes. This was fantastic. Made two pans for a pot luck at work and ALL the drivers (our workers) were crazy about it and devoured it like mad men. I may have received a few proposals. Run, do not walk, to make this recipe. You will not regret it. Though your waistline might.
This is a super easy dessert to make. I don't use the almonds. Everybody always loves it.
I was so surprised at how amazing this dessert is! I was influenced by the reviews and high ratings given to this creation. I will definitely make it again, but I will make these improvements in the topping: 1/2c butter is too much. 1/4 will work well. 1/2c sugar, again, is overkill. The delicious dessert becomes too sweet, and the sugar masks all the wonderful flavors of the cheesecake. I used less than 1/4c of sugar, and the topping baked wonderfully. I still had a light, crispy, sweet crust. Wonderful, wonderful dessert! Rave reviews from your guests are guaranteed!
This is an excellent dessert however, our family makes it a bit different we spread herseys baking kisses and pecans on top of the cream cheese mix than add the top layer of crescent roll dough.. Once it is finished baking we top it with a little butter and honey..
I've been making this for years...it is always a hit! Even to those who 'don't like cheesecake'...they still love this. It is more like a donut filling inside instead of traditional cheesecake. Don't be afraid & give it...you won't reqret it! FYI...roll the top layer of crescent rolls out on wax paper to the size of your pan. After you spread the cream cheese mixture on the bottom layer of crescent rolls, just flip the top layer on top and peel off the wax paper...easy! Also the almonds are only optional...I never use them. enjoy!
I get requests for this at potlucks. Very good. I cut the butter down a little. I didn't like seeing it sitting in puddles on top when I took it out of the oven.
Followed the recipe exactly--delicious. Made for a party and it was a hit. People asked to take the leftovers home. Just a couple tips: 1.Assembled the dessert the night before 2.Baked the dessert while everyone was eating dinner. Served it freshly baked and warm. Perfect.
Wow! I tried this for the first time, following advice from other reviewers, and my boyfriend went crazy over it! He said it's among the best things he's EVER had and said I have to make this the next time we have company. I found it quite easy to make, too. The changes I made were: cut sugar in cheese mixture to 1 c., add an egg, sub 1/2 c. sour cream for last 1/2 c. cream cheese and add extra tsp. vanilla. I melted all the butter and used all the sugar called for in the topping mixture, but added an extra tsp. of cinnamon. I ended up only using about half of the butter and the sugar mixture in the end because I was afraid it would be too greasy and sweet for our tastes. I also cut the baking time to 35 minutes and served with vanilla bean ice cream right out of the oven...I had no problem with cutting it at all. This was INCREDIBLE and will be my go-to dessert to impress people when I feel like impressing someone. Thanks so much for posting! :)
Um, really, really addictingly good. We had some exactly as the recipe states, and that was good, but then we tried them drizzled with a little honey, and that took them over the top (4 star w/o honey, 5 with). Tasted like ChiChi's Fried Icecream, if any of you remember that... I'll be making these again, soon!
This was fantastic. I had a hard time wrapping my mind around using crescent rolls, so I used puff pastry instead--amazing! Also, I added both vanilla AND almond extract to the cream cheese. (and I don't know if it made any difference, but I baked it for and extra 5 min) It was a huge hit and I will make this again. : )
This is a great recipe and a family favorite. I usually modify recipes and only make two minor modifications to this one. Used half brown sugar half white sugar. This makes is a bit more flavorful. Also increased the vanilla almost double. This comes out great every time. Agree with the previous reviewer. Don't bother rolling out the rolls. Just lay them in the pan and pinch the seams together. Done this several times and it is quicker, easier and cleaner than rolling out the dough. The out of the tube size fits perfectly in the 9 x13 pan. Excellent recipe!
I made this last night for a large dinner party. Used 1/2 cup brown sugar and 1/2 cup sugar for the filling and it was just right. I also added a fruit topping on top of the filling and it needed a bit more. It was really great and my guests loved it, but it was missing something. Maybe next time I'll add more cinnamon, maybe some almond extract to the filling will kick it up a bit. I also didn't roll the dough, I just pinched it together as another reviewer said and it worked fine. I melted 1/4 cup butter for the top but didn't need all of it. I did add brown sugar to the butter and completed with honey all over the top crust. As others said, 45 minutes is too long. 35-40 is all that is needed.
This is a wonderful super easy dessert! This was gone in no time, and I loved it. Only addition I made was to drizzle the top with honey straight out of the oven. It's very important that this cools completely before cutting into squares. I will use this recipe again and again. Thank you :)
This was certainly a very quick and easy dessert to make. A bit too rich and sweet, and everyone agreed the sugar, cream cheese and butter can all be cut down to make this a five star recipe.
I made this dessert for a potluck at work. Everyone enjoyed it so much I was asked to make it again later in the week for a co-workers birthday. Had to make it at home as well because the family wanted to try it. I omit the almonds because I knew some aren't fans of nuts and it didn't need it. I have given this recipe out more than any other. Super easy recipe!
Awesome recipe! Made it for a work function and was told it will be requested every time.
This is fantastic! I made it to take to a party and cut it into small squares and placed into cupcake liners. Everyone raved.
this was amazing, and so easy to make. i will say its definitely better the second day. the crescent rolls were a little tough on the first day, but the second day they had softened up some. delicious!
My family loved this. I always add more vanilla than the recipe calls for, so I just poured and eyeballed that. I didn't use another 1/2 cup of sugar on the top. I already had a cinnamon sugar mixture, and I sprinkled that on top. I do think that it's way too much butter, and I'll cut back on that by half next time I make it. Half the pan was gone the night I made it and even more the next morning. It's best within 24 hours for us, and refrigerating it REALLY ampliflies the sweetness. I'll half next time so we don't have to refrigerate. Oh, and thanks to all the reviewers who mentioned the honey--that takes it to a whole new level! Yum!
The 4 of us who were eating this were groaning with pleasure! Don't waste time using a rolling pin, but do spray bottom with Pam. Press a can of rolls on bottom and a stretch a can over the top. I used peach pie filling, and more almond slivers. 35 mintues for me. AWESOME! 6 stars.
I liked the recipe because it called for 3 packages of cream cheese. I decreased the sugar to 1 cup for the cream cheese mixture. I did also make it with adding two eggs, this will give it more of a "cheesecake" texture and taste. But I also like it without the eggs, it make the filling more dense. The first time I made it when I kept it in for 45 minutes, and this was too dark for my taste. It came out nice and golden at 35 minutes. If you like a thicker crust, you can use the larger crescent rolls that are out now. I still prefer a thinner crust though.
Awesome recipe!... it's great with caramel drizzled on top and pecans under the cheesecake mixture! give it a try!
This has become our family favorite!! It is so easy and gets recipe requests every where we take it! I only use 2 pkg of cream cheese and it works fine. It is also great with pie filling spooned on top after baking--we love strawberry!
Made this for a family cookout and it was a hit! I followed the recipe fully and had great results. Next time, I may try adding an egg to the cream cheese filling, to make it a bit firmer. Delicious and worth making again and again!
I follow the recipe exactly- except for one thing... I add a layer of fresh blueberries and chopped strawberries in between the cream cheese and top crescent layer. It adds a wonderful layer depth and is very pretty to look at too. I also drizzle with honey when it is fresh out of the oven as recommended by others. Delicious!!! Everyone always asks me for the recipe.
AMAZING!!! Just added 1 egg to the cream cheese batter so that it would set up better.
I have never had more recipe requests in my life!
The EASIEST, most delish desert I've ever made! Holiday hit, bookclub hit, any special dinner treat. A must-have recipe.
Insanely SWEET,,If you like HUGE sweet you will like this,,It has a nice taste,but way to sweet,,,I will not make again,,I feel like after a lil piece I should be wired for days....
This was an instant hit with my family, my husband couldn't stay out of it!
Absolutely amazing! took it to a baby shower and it got devoured!!! A quick tip...you can just hand press the dough rather than rolling it to save time. Thanks for sharing!!!
This is an amazing, SIMPLE, delicious dessert. I used 2 (8 oz) cream cheese and cut the sugar to 3/4 cup, added an egg as other reviewers suggested. The first time I baked this I baked it for 45 minutes...it was too long a time...bake it for 35 minutes for perfect sopapilla.
Loved it. The first time I made this exactly as the recipe states. It was very good as is, but we modified the second time to match our personal taste preference. We decreased the topping sugar by 1/2 and doubled the cinnamon. I serve with honey on the side for those who want a more authentic sopapilla experience! Thanks for the recipe!
Awesome.. Made this to take to a church potluck. I cut back a little on the butter and sugar and it was fine. I used light cream cheese and reduced fat crescent roll dough... delish!
My office LOVES this recipe ... for fewer calories and no less flavor, use low fat crescents and low fat cream cheese.
I made this recipe exactly as stated a couple of years ago, took it to a reunion, and everyone loved it! Got requests for the recipe. I've made it several times since. Definitely my go-to dessert for something quick and delicious! You can also make fruit toppings to serve on it, but def not necessary. Make sure you use the "good" crescent rolls...not cheap ones or the sheet kind...makes a huge difference in my opinion. Thanks for a great recipe!
This was brought to a New Years Eve party I attended. So delicious and different! Went AWOL on my diet, but this was the only thing worth breaking the diet for. Yummy !!! Back on the wagon now!
Made this for a Mexican themed dinner - everyone raved about it. I followed the recipe as is. My husband can't wait for another excuse to have this!
The general recipe was ok and the only reason I rated it this low is because there is WAAAY too much sugar. I thought that 1 1/2 cups was too much,however, decided to follow the recipe as is. I also cut the 1/2 cup coating to merely 1/8, still horribly sweet (and i love sweet cakes). The recipe would be better with half the sugar indicated.
Made it for a get together with my church family. Everyone loved it and there was hardly any left!
Made this for a company picnic dessert contest and it was a winner! Held on the nuts because it was going to feed the masses and people can be funky about nuts, sometimes. I also drizzled some honey on the top when it came out of the oven (just to add a little shine and go with the sopapilla theme). Everyone loved it. My new favorite easy dessert!
OMG!!! This cheesecake is fabulous! So easy too, I am known for my cheesecakes and this is definately one of my very favorite! I love the addition of the almonds. Thank you for such a wonderful dessert! (I did only use 1 cup of sugar in cheesecake,and only 1/4 cup sprinkled on top with cinnamon, only because I thought it might be too sweet for my taste)
Wow, this was wonderful. I followed the directions except I didn't use quite as much butter after reading some of the other reviews. In hindsight, I don't think it would have hurt to use it all. I also dropped my bottle of vanilla on the floor so was forced to use almond extract instead. I don't think I'll ever make it any other way. I think it went well with the almonds on the top. This is a great recipe and so incredibly easy, too.
This is awesome and sooo easy to make. I added a teaspon of lemon extract based on other reviews just because I like lemon flavor. I'm make 3 more of these this week of holiday gatherings!
Amazing!! I wish there were more stars I could give it. I made this for a birthday party and it was a huge success. I added a bit of almond extract as well as more cinnamon, fantastic!
The crescent roll dough gives this "cheesecake" a fantastically flaky crust. Per another reviewer's suggestion I tried this with cherry pie filling but definitely think it is better as a stand alone. Make it exactly as written and it is delicious.
Wonderful as is. Did make a batch using low fat cream cheese - not same consistancy in the middle, but was still good.
Shelley!!! Laughing.....thanks ALOT! Now instead of doing 30 mins on my eliptical machine now I have to do 60 mins!! And is worth every second! Love this recipe....my husband is doing his exercises right now!!! All kidding aside...I followed as written excluding almonds, didnt have them...WONDERFUl and so easy! This I will make again and again....that eliptical machine will be worn completely out!! Update: Made again for hubby birthday...used brown sugar in place of white for topping....YUM!!!!!!!!!!!
This has become my 12 year old son's favorite dessert. I made this with only two blocks of cream cheese rather than three. It was still perfect and very rich. The melted butter with sugar makes the most delicious crust.
Oh my goodness!!! This is wonderful and sooo easy. Very elegant!
So simple and absolutely delicious!
Someone made this for our family beach week and everyone raved about it. I loved it. They did say they couldn't find almonds so they had to use pecans, but it is GREAT with pecans!! First served as dessert, but many folks ate it for breakfast he next day. Thanks for posting this!!!
This is an awesome recipe!! Have used it many times for potluck type occasions...everyone loves it and wants recipe! Only change I made was to eliminate almonds for the sake of allergies, and definitely drizzle honey after taking out of oven. Will/have used many times!!
Saw this this morning on e-mail. I needed something quick. I didn't want too much left over so halved the recipe and used a 8x8 square glass pan. Had a little extra dough left. I did not roll the dough just put it in as is. By the time it bakes and is topped and drizzled no one would know. It looked and tasted Fabulous. Oh boy my husband wants this one again, me too!
This was AMAZING! Whipped it up for the church dinner last night, super easy and sooooo good! I had everyone begging for the recipe. And I did drizzle honey over the top it made it seem more like a sopapilla!
This recipe was recommended to me by a friend for a company potluck. It is so easy to make and I had at least 5 different people asking for the recipe! I use it without the almonds and it's still fantastic!
I love sopapillas so I knew these was something to try. Made them for a church potluck and EVERYONE loved them! All the other desserts were pretty much ignored! I thought they were tasty and not too sweet - although the baking time is questionable....mine were a little burnt on top, but were still good. Just didn't look as appealing. I'll just decrease baking time next batch.
Was awesome! Made it exactly like it stated.
This was so good! I took it to our family reunion and the very first person that had a piece asked for the recipe. Many others followed! I did add an egg to the cheesecake mixture and added honey to the top as others suggested. Will be making again many times, in fact I made it last night again!
This was delicious! I added 1/2 a can of apple filling to the layers...just sooooo good :)
When you hubby tells you that he could eat the whole pan....you know its good! Delicious, actually....I used low fat crescent rolls and decreased the sugar to 1c. in the filling and 1/4c. for the topping....plenty sweet. I also decreased the melted butter to 1/4c. It was so addictively yummy. Loved the cinnamon sugar. Will make again....thanks!
This is an incredibly easy and sooooo good recipe! The only problem is all the fat and sugar, so this is a special occasion recipe! Used it at a baby shower and people kept going back for more and more! Already been requested by the family for Thanksgiving! Thanks!
Fabulous! So simple to make. I made it without the nuts/pecans and took it to my mother-in-law's house. It got rave reviews.
Now this is what I call a little slice of heaven! So good and rich. And so insanely easy, which is the best part since I don't make very many desserts. I am glad that I found this recipe because it would be a good one to either serve to guests at our house or take if I am asked to bring a dessert somewhere. Everyone that had it tonight loved it and my mom asked for the recipe. The only change I made was I only put almond slices on half of the cheesecake and left the other half without - I wasn't sure if everyone liked almonds that I was going to be serving tonight so thought I would split it evenly. Thank you for this wonderful recipe!
This is a delicious, easy, quick dessert. I took this to a family dinner and it got rave reviews! The first time I made it, there was just a little bit of butter pooling on the top, so I used 1 T. less the second time, and it was perfect. Thanks for sharing the recipe!
This is amazing! I did add more cinnamon.
This recipe is awesome. High in fat and sugar so be ware.
This was my first time making any kind of cheesecake. I did it exactly as the recipe. Very fast and easy and one world will be enough to describe it: DELICIOUS. I bake it at the evening so it will have enough time to cool during the night, and had it next morning with cup of coffee. It was even better 2 days after that. Try it. You want regret.
This was great! I added a can of almond paste. It gave it a nice extra almond kick.
I have made this Cheese cake two times and the first time I think it was alittle too sweet so the second time around I only put 1/2 cup brown sugar and a 1/2 cup of white sugar in the cheese mixture along with one beaten egg. On the top I only use 1/4 cup of sugar and the one tsp of cinnamon. It is a keeper and I want to thank Shelly for sharing it.
This was delicious! I made it for a Mexican-themed dinner we had and it was a hit! I gave the recipe to 2 women who raved about it! AND it's so simple, you can't go wrong!!
So so so so Yummy!!! Super easy my family asks for it often. Great potluck dish.
Now that there are the crescent dough sheet's this is even easier, & by the way........use lemon curd & then the raspberry pie filing. OVER THE TOP GOOD !
Delicious exactly as written! So easy!
Could not be easier - and excellent taste!!!
This is ALWAYS a hit! Perfect for anything.
OH MY!!! This was so good. I even ate it for the morning...cheese danish. :)
How could this be bad? Crescent rolls and cheesecake? YUM! It tasted so devine. I've made this several ways. I love to follow the recipe as is, but add drizzle honey over the top once it's baked and you're ready to serve. You can only add a can of any kind of pie filling. It's just amazing!
We love this dessert -- most of the time cut it in bar size pieces. It is especially easy to make now that you are able to buy crescent rolls in single sheet so you don't have to close perforations.
made this for a dinner party and I was a little nervous about it , but everybody loved it , it was gone in a few minutes , I serve it with fruits and whipped cream on the side , so delicious and easy
Too much cream cheese, too much everything.
I'm not really sure what all the fuss is about. This dessert was ok, but certainly not all that.
Such a great recipe! I didn't change much, just added an egg to the cheesecake mixture. I think it give it a better texture. I also omitted the almonds for personal preferences. This is super simple to make and such a hit at potlucks. Definitely recommend.
I made this for a neighborhood Labor Day picnic. When we got to the picnic, people had already served themselves and were enjoying their pig, dogs and beer. I put this dessert on the table, and made sure to take a little right away because it sure smelled good out of the oven. I am so glad I did! By the time I got my pulled pork, and came back for salad and sides, people were asking me for the recipe! There was practically none left in 5 minutes! (and my daughter wanted to bring brownies!)I did take the suggestion of others and added cherry pie filling.
Made this for the first time today. Followed the directions exactly. Turned out excellent. Husband loves cheesecake, and this item is no exception. He's not a fan of the almonds, but ate it anyway... almonds and all. :) We sampled it, not wanting to take something that didn't turn out well to our church potluck tomorrow. Hubby's response, "You might need to leave that here because it might make everyone at church sick," which he followed up with a big grin meaning he really, really, REALLY liked it. Next time I make it, I might have to add an egg to the cream cheese mixture as another reader suggested, to see what that does to the texture/consistency.
This was amazing! The top becomes almost like creme brulee- everyone LOVED it and it was so easy. I used the crescent dough without seams which was really helpful- I only had to stretch it out a little on the sides. No rolling necessary. As for changes, I added an egg to the cream cheese mixture which made it nice and fluffy. I used the whole amount of buter, but I think 1/4 cup would have been plenty. I think next time I'll try it with apple filling too. I'm sure it would go really well with the sugar/cinnamon crust on top.
Let me just say, this was outstanding! I made it for a dinner at our church and there was not even a crumb left. I ended up having to give the recipe to everyone. It was so easy and so good. I be making this one again!