Lemon Puffs

recipe from Lisa@The Cutting Edge of Ordinary

 

2 – 8 ounce packages of refrigerated crescent roll dough (such as Pillsbury® Recipe Creations®), divided

2 lemons, zested and juice, divided

2 – 8 ounce packages cream cheese softened

½ cp sugar

2 table spoons butter, melted.

1 tablespoon sugar

 

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line the bottom of a 9x13-inch baking dish with aluminum foil and spray with cooking spray.

 

Press 1 can crescent roll dough into the bottom of the prepared baking dish, stretching to the edges. Mix the zest of 1 1/2 lemons and juice from 2 lemons together in a bowl. Beat cream cheese and the sugar into the lemon zest mixture using an electric mixer until smooth and creamy; spread over crescent roll dough layer. Unroll the second can of crescent roll dough and place over cream cheese mixture, gently stretching dough to the edges. Brush melted butter over crescent roll dough layer and sprinkle with the 1 tablespoon of sugar.

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Bake in the preheated oven until top is golden brown, about 30 minutes. Allow to cool for 20 minutes. Lift dessert from baking dish using foil; transfer to a cutting board. Cut into squares Refrigerate until chilled, at least 1 hour. Store any leftovers in fridge.

 

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