Recipe: Cream Cheese Squares

Over on our Food by the Fire board on Pinterest, we’ve got some seriously yummy food ideas. Case in point, these Cream Cheese Squares.

Originally posted on allrecipes.com, these squares sound delicious & easy to make! You will need …

  • 2 cans refrigerated crescent roll dough (8 oz each)
  • 2 packages cream cheese (8 oz each)
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup margarine, melted
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

To put them together, all you have to do is …

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease a 9×13 inch pan.
  3. Press one can of the crescent rolls into the bottom of the prepared pan.
  4. In a medium bowl, mix together the cream cheese, 1 cup of sugar, and vanilla until smooth and creamy. Spread over the crescent layer.
  5. Unroll the second can of crescent rolls and lay them on top of the cream cheese layer. Do not press down.
  6. Pour the melted margarine over the entire pan.
  7. Combine the remaining 1/4 cup of sugar and cinnamon & sprinkle over the top.
  8. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the top is crisp and golden.
  9. Devour :)

Pop on over to the allrecipes.com site if you’d like to see the nutrition information. (Personally, I prefer to stay
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Our Newest Pinterest Boards: July 30 – August 3

Man, this week we went totally crazy making new Pinterest boards for you guys! Bonnie put up eight new boards in the past five days! And they’re all jam-packed with great ideas.

After staring at our yummy food & drink boards from last week, we decided to make a second drinks board … but this time for alcoholic drinks! That way, those of you looking to make family-friendly drinks don’t have to try to sort through a myriad of adult drinks (and vice-versa). Our favorite right now is the recipe for Bourbon Chai. We haven’t tried it, but it
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Recipe: S’mores Dip

Over on our Pinterest account, we’ve been hard at work bringing you really fun fireplace ideas. Today, we decided that while there are some truly spectacular fireplaces out there, part of the fun is hanging out around them. To that end, we have just added two new boards: Food by the Fire & Drinks by the Fire. Occasionally we will post some of our favorite recipes from those boards here on our blog. Today is one of those occasions.  Presenting … S’mores Dip!

Let’s give credit where credit is due here. This recipe is originally from
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