Gluten Free Sopapilla Cheesecake Bars

What is sopapilla cheesecake made from?

Likely originated from Spanish sopaipas, sopapillas are a flaky, deep-fried pastry served with a drizzle of honey that is popular in New Mexico. These sopapilla cheesecake bars add a lyer of creamy cheesecake between the flaky pastry for a dessert that is completely irresisitible.


Prepare and refrigerate the gluten free crescent roll dough. Then gather the ingredients and preheat the oven to 350°F.

Make the Cheesecake

Blend the cream cheese and sugar, then add the egg and vanilla. Beat until creamy.

Roll Half the Dough

Roll the dough into a rectangle, then fit it into the bottom of an ungreased 9x13-inch pan.

Add the Cheesecake Layer

Spread the cream cheese mixture in an even layer over the dough.

Cover with Dough

Roll out the other piece of dough and lay it on top of the cheesecake layer.

Add the Toppings

Brush the top with melted butter and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.

Bake the Bars

Bake at 350°F for 30-35 minutes, until golden. Cool completely before serving.

Serve and Enjoy

Give the sopapilla cheesecake bars a drizzle of honey before you dig in!

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