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Baklava Cheesecake Recipe

Baklava Cheesecake Recipe

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How To Make Baklava Cheesecake

Add a new twist to a sweet classic with our nutty, baklava cheesecake recipe! It’s rich, flaky, and perfect to serve at a dinner party to impress guests.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Chill and Cool Time: 3 hours 20 minutes
Total: 4 hours 20 minutes



  • 8ozPillsbury™ refrigerated crescent,2 cans
  • 16ozcream cheese,softened
  • cupssugar
  • ½tsplemon peel,grated
  • 2cupswalnuts,finely chopped
  • ½tspground cinnamon
  • ¼cuphoney
  • 1tsplemon juice,fresh


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Unroll 1 can of crescent dough, then place it into an ungreased 9 x 13-inch pan.

  3. Beat the cream cheese, 1 cup of sugar and lemon peel on medium speed until fluffy.

  4. Spread the mixture over prepared dough and set aside.

  5. Combine the walnuts, remaining ½ cup of sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl.

  6. Sprinkle them over the cream cheese.

  7. Place the second crescent dough sheet over the first, covering the filling.

  8. Combine the lemon juice and honey in a small bowl, then brush them over the dough.

  9. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until lightly browned.

  10. Cool for 20 minutes.

  11. Refrigerate for 3 hours or overnight.

  12. Serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 84.08kcal
  • Fat: 4.46g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.44g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.11g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.29g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.86g
  • Fiber: 0.04g
  • Sugar: 10.67g
  • Protein: 0.79g
  • Cholesterol: 13.86mg
  • Sodium: 46.18mg
  • Calcium: 13.20mg
  • Potassium: 20.10mg
  • Iron: 0.07mg
  • Vitamin A: 46.12µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.11mg
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