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Lemon Cheesecake Crescent Rolls

Succulently smooth and rich Cheesecake Crescent Rolls are so easy and quick you will be glad you decided to try them.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time17 mins
Course: Baked Goods, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: best lemon cheesecake crescents, easy dessert crescents, easy lemon cheesecake crescents, kid friendly dessert recipe, lemon cheesecake crescents, quick and easy lemon cheesecake
Servings: 8


  • 1 can pillsbury crescent rolls
  • 4 oz cream cheese room temperature
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • lemon zest


  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice


  • Preheat the oven or air fryer to 350°F (176°C). 
  • In small bowl: combine cream cheese, lemon juice, sugar and mix well.
  • Separate the dough into 8 triangles. Scoop about 1 tbsp of mixture and spread onto the long side of the crescents. Gently fold and roll the dough to the point end.
  • Oven: Place the crescents on a baking sheet and bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. 
    Air fryer: Coat the air fryer basket with cooking spray. Place the crescents in the basket. Cook for 6 minutes or until golden brown. (Do not use parchment paper).
  • In a bowl: combine powdered sugar & lemon juice. Mix well until smooth.
  • Drizzle the glaze over the lemon cheesecake. Zest some lemon on top of the crescents.

Serve immediately and enjoy!