Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Cream Cheese Coffee Cake - YEH Baby!

OH.MY.GOODNESS! This is revised version of an older recipe and is definitely one of my all-time favorites - ever! 

I hope your family will enjoy it as much as ours does.

We have enjoyed this for family brunches and for ladies meetings at church also.

When my friend Lois and I took our first bites of this coffee cake when it was served at church, we looked at each other and we both said "I need this recipe!"

You know it's gotta be good!

If you love cream cheese...and crescent rolls too...like I do...try it, you'll like it! It is mighty delicious!

Such an excellent combination!!


(I baked this just a tad too long..normally it doesn't turn out quite so dark)

A good friend reminded me that you can also add pie filling on top of the cream cheese, before adding the top crust...or fresh blueberries or apples!

Try it - you'll love it!


CREAM CHEESE COFFEE CAKE

2-8 ozs. pkg. crescent rolls (they make a whole sheet now you know=)
2-8 ozs. blocks cream cheese, softened
1-1/2 cup sugar, divided
1 egg, separated
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 cup chopped nuts

 

Preheat oven to 350. Spray a 9" X 13" X 2" baking dish, lightly with cooking spray. Spread first tube of rolls in bottom of pan, sealing perforations. Beat cream cheese together with 1 cup sugar, egg yolk and vanilla. Spread evenly over base.

Spread second tube of rolls evenly over cream cheese mixture, sealing edges to pan. Mix remaining 1/2 cup sugar, cinnamon and nuts. Beat egg white slightly and brush evenly over rolls. Sprinkle with sugar-cinnamon-nut mixture and bake 30 - 35 minutes. Serve warm.

Can be made a day ahead and refrigerated overnight.

 

GOBBLE! SWOON! MMM!  AAAHHHHH!!!!!!!!



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