- cooking spray
- 2 (8 ounce) packages refrigerated crescent roll dough (such as Pillsbury® Recipe Creations®), divided
- 2 lemons, zested and juiced, divided
- 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
- ½ cup white sugar
- 2 tablespoons butter, melted
- 3 tablespoons white sugar
Step 1: Prepare the oven and preheat to 175 degrees C or 350 degrees F.
Step 2: Apply cooking spray or line with aluminium foil to a 9×13-inch baking dish.
Step 3: Place 1 can of crescent roll on the bottom of the prepared baking dish and press it gently.
Step 4: In a small mixing bowl, add the juice of 2 lemons and 1 1/2 lemon zest. Stir until well mixed.
Step 5: Add 1/2 cup of sugar and cream cheese. Use an electric mixer to beat until well combined.
Step 6: Spread the mixture on top of the crescent roll.
Step 7: Place the seconds can of roll over the cream cheese layer and unroll it.
Step 8: Brush melted butter on top of the second crescent roll layer.
Step 9: In a small mixing bowl, add lemon zest and 3 tablespoons of sugar. Stir until well mixed, then sprinkle on top of the butter layer.
Step 10: Place inside the preheated oven and bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown.
Step 11: Remove from the oven and let it sit at room temperature to cool.
Step 12: Place it on a cutting board and slice it into small squares. Place inside the fridge for at least 1 hour to chill.
Step 13: Serve and enjoy!