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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Berry Sopapilla Cheesecake

I am sure Sopapilla Cheesecake is a recipe that some of you are familiar with. It's a tasty, easy go-to dessert that we have been bringing to potlucks for several years now!

I lighten mine up a little by cutting waaaaay down on the sugar and butter. The other night at my in-laws, they made one other slight change that just sent this dessert over the top!! Frozen berries. :)

Berry Sopapilla Cheesecake


You will need:

-1 (8 oz) package of neufchatel cheese, softened
(neufchatel has 33% less fat than cream cheese, and it melts better)
-3/4 cup white sugar (I ended up using even less than this)
-any type of frozen berries, I used cherries and blueberries
-1 tsp vanilla extract
-2 (8 oz) packages of reduced fat crescent rolls, refrigerated
-1/4 cup melted butter
-1 tsp ground cinnamon

*Preheat oven to 350 degrees and spray a 9x13 inch baking dish
*Beat the neufchatel, vanilla extract, and 1/2 cup of the sugar until smooth
*Unroll the first can of crescent dough into a 9x13 rectangle (don't separate the individual triangles)
*Press the sheet of dough into the bottom of the baking dish. *Evenly spread the cream cheese mixture on top of the dough, then place the berries throughout the cream cheese.



*Unroll the second can of crescent rolls and cover the berries and cream cheese with this layer of dough
*Brush the dough with the melted butter
*Stir together the remaining 1/4 cup of sugar and the cinnamon, then sprinkle evenly over the cheesecake (I used just enough sugar to lightly coat the top)
*Bake for about 35-40 minutes, or until the crescent dough has puffed and turned golden brown.



Let it sit for about 10 minutes, and then drizzle honey over the whole thing. Cut into squares to serve!

Yummy! This is divine straight out of the oven, but also equally tasty cold out of the fridge the next day! 

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12 comments:

Kim Bee

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ladybehindthecurtain.com

Wow! This looks Awesome! I'm having a link party Cast Party Wednesday. This recipe would be a perfect addition. Would you come over and share some of your recipes with us?
Thanks,
I hope to see you there!

Meg Issacs

Hi new friend! I'm following from the blog hop! It would be great if you could follow me back :)

Have a blessed day!
~Meg~

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PS
Your blog is adorable!

Jenny Stephens

That looks really yummy!!! I'll hav to try this recipe for sure!

LOVE your blog!! Really enjoyed poking around here!

I'm a new blogger, and now happy to be following you. Follow back??

Haver a STELLAR Thrusday!

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Chavonne

Hello, I'm following from Thursdays blog hop at moneysavingmichele :)

gin

Oh my lord I am so making this and most importantly, I'm pinning it!!!

Crystal Jigsaw

Mmmmm! I adore cheesecake. You have some great recipes on this blog!

Following you from the Terrific Thursday Blog Hop.
CJ xx

Desi

Well doesn't that look tasty! I'm all about blueberries right now :) I wanted to invite you over to my cookbook giveaway that is going on right now until July 16th. Stop on by to enter! Hope you are having a great week :)

http://steaknpotatoeskindagurl.blogspot.com/2011/07/my-first-giveaway.html

KB

Looks delish!

We'd love you to share your recipes with us at
Simply Delish Saturday

Modern Mommy

looks yummy! following from blog hop, follow me back: http://modernmommyreviews.blogspot.com/

Jane

Looks absolutely delicious. I have no idea what a crescent roll is so I will have to do some googling on that one and maybe find something similar.

How's your PT training going? Not too sore I hope :)

ladybehindthecurtain.com

Thank You for sharing your recipe with me at Cast Party Wednesday. I would love to see more of your recipes tomorrow!
Thanks,
I hope to see you there!

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