Sweet Cheese Delights

Linda Tansil (simplified from Jennifer Houck Spink at http://www.mycrescentwow.com/home/?fbid=-yXsEdvewUO)

• 2 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
• 1 cup sugar
• 1 egg yolk
• 1 teaspoon vanilla
• 2 cans (8 oz each) crescent dinner rolls  (I used Walmart brand)
• 1 cup chopped pecans
• 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
• 2 tablespoons butter, melted
• 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
• Powdered sugar

1. In large bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Add egg yolk and vanilla; beat on low speed until blended.
2. Grease a 13 by 9 inch glass baking dish.
3. Unroll 1 can of dough and place in bottom of dish. Press the seams together to seal.
4. Spread with cream cheese mixture.
5. In a small bowl, mix pecans, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Sprinkle half the pecan mixture over the cream cheese layer.
6. Unroll the other can and lay it out carefully on top of the cheesy mixture. Press seams together (but don’t worry if they don’t stick together well on this layer.
7. Sprinkle remaining pecan mixture over top.
8. Pour the melted butter over the top (or spray with spray butter)
9. Bake at 375°F 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool slightly on cooling rack.
10. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.
11. Cover and refrigerate leftovers.