Easy dessert for Cinco de Mayo is a snap with these simple sopapillas!
Mexican food is my favorite thing to serve when we have friends over because everyone likes Mexican food. But when I’m trying to plan dessert for the meal, I’m always stumped. Of course I want something that goes along with the Mexican theme but I never can come up with anything.
These Easy Sopapillas are to die for and ridiculously easy. I’ve been making these for over three years and I love them.
They start out with crescent roll dough pressed in the bottom of a baking dish. Easy enough so far, right? Stay with me here.
Then you blend some cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla together and spread it in the middle. Try not to eat all the filling before you spread it in. That may or may not have been my lunch today…*cough*.
Then layer another can of crescent dough on top. Melt some butter and lather it on top with a heavy sprinkling of cinnamon sugar. No frying individual sopapillas here; that’s it…you’re done.
After you’ve baked it, you have a crusty cinnamon sugar shell filled with a gooey cream cheese layer inside. Check it out!
These would be a perfect Cinco de Mayo treat! They’re good plain or with fresh strawberries and whipped cream.
Cinco More Cinco de Mayo Dessert Recipes
- Mexican Chocolate Raspberry Parfaits Recipe
- Cajeta Gelatin Recipe
- Chocolate Quesadillas Recipe
- No-Fry Fried Ice Cream Recipe
- Mexican Chocolate Flans Recipe
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