Cinnamon Bun Cheesecake Recipe

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cinnamon bun cheesecake

sherry monfils

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@smonfils

If you love cinnamon buns and cheesecake, this is perfect for you. It takes time to make, but is worth it. My daughter swears by this cheesecake, saying it's one of the best I've made so far.


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Serves:

16

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

2 Hr

Ingredients

1 pkg
pillsbury cinnabon buns, halved vertically
4
8 oz pkgs cream cheese, softened
1-1/2 c
sugar
5 large
eggs
1
8 oz container sour cream, i used lite sour cream
1/4 c
flour
1 Tbsp
vanilla
3 oz
cream cheese, softened
3 Tbsp
butter, softened
1 c
powdered sugar
1 Tbsp
milk
2 Tbsp
packed dark brown sugar
1 Tbsp
butter, softened
1/4 tsp
cinnamon

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Position oven racks in center and lower 3rd of oven. Place lg roasting pan filled 1/2 way w/ water, on lower rack. Heat oven to 325. Spray a 9" springform pan w/ cooking spray. Line bottom of pan w/ cut cinnamon buns, cut sides down.
2
In lg bowl, w/ mixer on med-high, beat 4 pkgs, 8 oz each cream cheese and sugar until fluffy. Beat in eggs one at a time. Add sour cream, flour & vanilla. Beat until combined. Pour over buns in pan. Bake on center rack for 1 hr. Turn oven off. Leave cheesecake in oven w/ door closed for 1 hr. Remove and cool completely.
3
In bowl, w/ mixer on med-high, beat 3 oz cream cheese and butter until blended. Gradually beat in powdered sugar, then milk until fluffy. reserve.
In small microwave-safe bowl, mix brown sugar, butter and cinnamon until blended. Microwave on high 15 seconds, stirring until melted. Cool slightly. Top cooled cheesecake w/ reserved topping and drizzle brown sugar melt over topping.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #cheesecake, #cinnamon, #bun