Breakfast Cheesecake


These cheesecake pastries are a family favorite for breakfast OR dessert! Dust with powdered sugar before serving and store leftovers in the refrigerator.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
15 bars


  • 2 (8 ounce) packages refrigerated crescent rolls

  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

  • 1 egg, separated

  • ¾ cup sugar

  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Press 1 package's worth of crescent rolls, still connected, onto the bottom of a greased 9x12-inch baking dish.

  3. Combine cream cheese, egg yolk, sugar, lemon juice, and vanilla extract in a bowl; beat with an electric mixer until fluffy. Spread mixture on top of the crescent roll "crust" in the baking dish.

  4. Cover cream cheese filling with the second package of crescent roll dough and brush with egg white.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until puffed up and golden, 25 to 35 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

266 Calories
17g Fat
23g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 15
Calories 266
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 8g 42%
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 328mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 26mg 2%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 41mg 1%

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

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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