Take-out Tuesday, Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Candy Pastry

๐ŸŽƒ  Happy Halloween!  ๐Ÿ‘ป

I wonder what they are going to be this year?

Will you be trick or treating?

Here’s a treat you can make with the leftover Halloween loot~

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Candy Pastry

Borrow some candy from your little trick or treaters and make a grown-up treat!

Start with a crescent roll dough sheet {or pinch the seams of the crescent rolls together to form a sheet} and cut it in half

You can use a square dish or a rectangular dish or even a parchment lined baking sheet

Place 1/2 of pastry in dish

Line the baking dish with parchment, it’s so easy to remove the baked pastry and your dish will stay clean.  Prick pastry all over and bake for 10-12 minutes until golden

Mix the cream cheese with sugar and vanilla

Luckily I had exactly 1/2 of a 16 oz. whipped cream cheese container so I was able to mix it right in the container, eliminating a step like washing an extra dish  ๐ŸŽ‰

Tip: freeze the candy for 10 minutes to make it easier to chop

Spread cream cheese all over baked pastry half in a thick, even layer

Cover with mini chocolate chips, then top with candy pieces

I used Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, but Snickers, or any chocolate candy bar would work

Place remaining 1/2 of pastry on top of chocolate, and gently spread with very soft butter {or melted butter} and sprinkle all over with sugar and bake for 25-30 minutes

Now the hard part, letting it cool!

While you’re waiting, here’s a fun little read about why Milk Chocolate is better than Dark Chocolate, embrace your inner Halloween child here

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Candy Pastry

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Course Brunch, Dessert
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

  • 1 can crescent roll dough or sheet
  • 8 oz whipped cream cheese softened
  • 4 T powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup Mini chocolate chips
  • 12 miniature Peanut butter cups chopped, about 3 oz., or 2 cups coarsely chopped candy bars
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1 T soft butter or melted melted butter

Instructions
 

  • Carefully unroll dough into 1 big sheet and pinch perforations to seal if necessary.
  • Cut dough in half according to the size of your baking dish, rectangular or square.
  • Line dish with a piece of parchment and place 1/2 of dough into bottom. Prick dough all over with a fork. Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes until starting to turn golden.
  • Mix cream cheese with powdered sugar and vanilla until smooth. Spread over baked crust in an even layer.
  • Top with chocolate chips and peanut butter cup pieces.
  • Put remaining crust on top of chocolate. Spread butter all over crust or pour melted butter over top. Sprinkle sugar over butter.
  • Bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes. Let cool 20 minutes before cutting into triangles, bars, or squares
Keyword chocolate chip pastry, chocolate pastry dessert, chocolate peanut butter pies, peanut butter pastries

Cut pastry into squares, bars or triangles, big or small

These triangles aren’t much bigger than a strawberry, practically guilt free!

Drizzle with chocolate or caramel if you’re feeling extra decadent~

Stay safe today

Don’t drink and fly!

May your day be full of treats and sweets!

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Thanks so much for stopping by!

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Comments
17 Responses to “Take-out Tuesday, Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Candy Pastry”
  1. Lynn says:

    Ha, ha, I think I’ll have a seat next to Peg Leg… As long as there’s another glass that is:@) Happy Halloween Jenna, have fun with the kids!

  2. OMG! This looks totally decadent and wickedly good!

  3. Mary says:

    Happy Halloween Jenna! The miniature Reese’s cups wouldn’t last long enough in our house to make it into a sandwich ๐Ÿ™‚ Looking forward to seeing what your grands, aka, ghouls and goblins dress up as this year. I could steal that sweet little Charlie Brown away. โ™ฅ

  4. Sharon Mann says:

    I love your tutorials and decorations, happy Halloween.

  5. Jodi says:

    Happy Halloweeny! That’s a pretty sweet treaty!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. Ricki Treleaven says:

    We’re planning on roasting a few marshmallows tonight. Our treats aren’t as fancy as yours! ;P

    Happy Halloween!!!

    xo,
    RJ

  7. thefrenchhutch says:

    Jenna, I would love to trick or treat at your door, I know the treats are delicious. Love the pics of the little ones and Ben. I always love taking every detail of your decorations. Enjoy the day………..

    • You too Emily! Do you get a lot of trick or treaters? I can’t wait to find out what mine are wearing this year! Ben is my daughter’s dog, he is the sweetest thing, but he is HUGE! ๐ŸŽƒ

  8. Jill Kuhn says:

    What cute costumes on your grandkids – I especially love Charlie Brown and the Bubblebee dog! ๐Ÿ๐Ÿถ What a sweet treat too! ๐ŸŽƒ Enjoy Jenna!

  9. Jenna, the grands are adorable and this treat looks so yummy! Happy Halloween!

  10. Oh my this looks amazing…and as a matter of fact…I think I may have some Reese’s Peanut Butter cups left in the candy basket!!! Love the costumes!…I had very little Trick or Treaters this year…I think they are all going to parties than door to door.

  11. Kitty says:

    You share the best treats ever, Jenna! I have some crescent rolls in the fridge and leftover candy!! Thank you!

  12. Miz Helen says:

    This is a great recipe, what a special treat. Your decorations are just awesome! Thanks so much for sharing your special post with us at Full Plate Thursday. Have a great weekend and come back to see us real soon!
    Miz Helen

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