Almond Cream Cheese Squares


Almond cream cheese squares are easy to make and even better to eat. Enjoy!

Skill: Intermediate Prep Time: 60 Bake Time: 40 Servings: 9



Ingredients:

6 Rhodes™ Dinner Rolls, thawed to room temperature
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 cup sugar, divided
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
sliced almonds


Directions:

Spray counter lightly with non-stick cooking spray. Combine 3 rolls together and roll into a 9x9-inch square.

Place in a sprayed 9x9-inch baking pan. Pre-bake crust at 350ºF 10 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool.

Roll remaining 3 rolls into a second 9x9-inch square. Cover with plastic wrap and let rest.

In a small bowl, combine cream cheese, 3/4 cup sugar and almond extract and mix well. Spread cream cheese mixture evenly over cooled crust.

Remove plastic wrap from second dough square. Place dough over cream cheese mixture. Brush with butter. Combine remaining 1/4 cup sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl. Sprinkle over the butter brushed dough and top with almonds.

Bake at 350ºF 25-30 minutes. Let cool in pan and then cut into squares to serve.