Blueberry Cheesecake Rolls

Elevate your breakfast or brunch with a delightful treat that combines the creamy richness of cheesecake with the vibrant flavor of blueberries. Our Blueberry Cheesecake Rolls are the perfect balance of sweet and tangy, wrapped in a flaky crescent roll dough for a comforting and indulgent experience. Whether you’re hosting a gathering or simply craving a delicious morning treat, these rolls are sure to impress.


  • 1 package crescent roll dough
  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar (for dusting)


  1. Preheat and Prep: Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and lightly grease a baking sheet.
  2. Prepare Dough: Unroll the crescent dough and press the seams together to form a single sheet.
  3. Prepare Filling: In a mixing bowl, combine the softened cream cheese, granulated sugar, and vanilla extract until smooth and creamy.
  4. Spread Filling: Spread the cream cheese mixture evenly over the surface of the crescent dough.
  5. Add Blueberries and Zest: Sprinkle the blueberries and lemon zest over the cream cheese layer.
  6. Roll Up: Starting from one end, carefully roll up the dough into a log.
  7. Slice and Arrange: Using a sharp knife, slice the log into rounds, about 1 inch thick, and place them on the prepared baking sheet, leaving space between each roll.
  8. Bake: Bake the rolls in the preheated oven for 15-20 minutes, or until they are golden brown and the filling is bubbly.
  9. Dust with Powdered Sugar: Remove the rolls from the oven and allow them to cool slightly. Dust with powdered sugar for a finishing touch.
  10. Serve and Enjoy: Serve the Blueberry Cheesecake Rolls warm and enjoy the irresistible combination of creamy cheesecake filling and juicy blueberries.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 8-10 rolls

Serving and Storage Tips:

Serving Suggestions:

  1. Serve Blueberry Cheesecake Rolls warm as a delicious breakfast or brunch option alongside your favorite hot beverage.
  2. Pair them with a dollop of whipped cream or a drizzle of maple syrup for an extra indulgent treat.
  3. Present them on a platter with fresh berries and a sprinkle of powdered sugar for a beautiful and inviting presentation.

Storage Tips:

  1. Store any leftover Blueberry Cheesecake Rolls in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days.
  2. To reheat, place the rolls on a microwave-safe plate and heat them in 15-second intervals until warmed through.
  3. You can also freeze the rolls in a single layer on a baking sheet until firm, then transfer them to a freezer-safe bag or container for up to 1-2 months. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator before reheating.


  1. Strawberry Cream Cheese Rolls: Replace the blueberries with sliced strawberries for a fresh and fruity twist.
  2. Mixed Berry Rolls: Use a combination of blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries for a colorful and vibrant filling.
  3. Apple Cinnamon Rolls: Swap the blueberries for diced apples tossed in cinnamon sugar for a cozy fall-inspired flavor.
  4. Raspberry Lemon Rolls: Mix raspberry jam and lemon zest into the cream cheese filling for a tangy and sweet combination.
  5. Chocolate Hazelnut Rolls: Spread Nutella or chocolate hazelnut spread over the dough before adding the cream cheese filling for a decadent twist.
  6. Peaches and Cream Rolls: Top the cream cheese filling with sliced fresh peaches or canned peach slices for a juicy and sweet filling.
  7. Banana Nut Rolls: Add sliced bananas and chopped nuts to the cream cheese filling for a delicious banana bread-like flavor.
  8. Pumpkin Spice Rolls: Mix pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice into the cream cheese filling for a festive fall treat.
  9. Cherry Almond Rolls: Fold chopped maraschino cherries and almond extract into the cream cheese filling for a delightful flavor combination.
  10. Blueberry Lemon Rolls: Add lemon zest and a squeeze of lemon juice to the cream cheese filling for a bright and citrusy twist.
  11. Maple Pecan Rolls: Drizzle maple syrup over the cream cheese filling and sprinkle chopped pecans on top for a rich and nutty flavor.
  12. Nutella Banana Rolls: Spread Nutella over the dough, then top with sliced bananas before rolling up for a delicious chocolatey banana treat.
  13. Caramel Apple Rolls: Drizzle caramel sauce over the cream cheese filling and add diced apples for a caramel apple-inspired flavor.
  14. Blueberry Coconut Rolls: Mix shredded coconut into the cream cheese filling and sprinkle blueberries on top for a tropical twist.
  15. S’mores Rolls: Add mini marshmallows and chocolate chips to the cream cheese filling for a gooey and decadent s’mores-inspired treat.
  16. Gingerbread Spice Rolls: Add ground ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves to the cream cheese filling for a festive holiday twist.
  17. Blueberry Almond Rolls: Mix almond extract into the cream cheese filling and sprinkle sliced almonds on top of the blueberries for a delightful almond flavor.
  18. Lemon Blueberry Poppy Seed Rolls: Incorporate poppy seeds and lemon zest into the cream cheese filling for a unique and zesty flavor combination.
  19. Cinnamon Roll Cheesecake Rolls: Roll the dough with a cinnamon sugar mixture before adding the cream cheese filling for a classic cinnamon roll flavor with a cheesecake twist.
  20. Blackberry Cheesecake Rolls: Substitute blackberries for blueberries for a tart and juicy variation.
  21. Mango Coconut Rolls: Add diced mango pieces and shredded coconut to the cream cheese filling for a tropical escape.
  22. Honey Walnut Rolls: Drizzle honey over the cream cheese filling and sprinkle chopped walnuts on top for a sweet and nutty flavor profile.
  23. Peanut Butter and Jelly Rolls: Spread peanut butter over the dough, add a dollop of your favorite jelly or jam, then roll up for a nostalgic PB&J treat.
  24. Cranberry Orange Rolls: Mix dried cranberries and orange zest into the cream cheese filling for a tangy and citrusy flavor burst.
  25. Raspberry Chocolate Rolls: Spread raspberry jam over the dough and sprinkle chocolate chips on top of the cream cheese filling for a decadent dessert-inspired treat.

FAQs :

  1. Can I use frozen blueberries instead of fresh? Yes, frozen blueberries can be used in this recipe. Thaw and drain them well before adding them to the filling to prevent excess moisture.
  2. Can I prepare the rolls ahead of time and bake them later? Yes, you can assemble the rolls, cover them tightly with plastic wrap, and refrigerate overnight. Bake them the next morning as directed.
  3. Can I use low-fat cream cheese instead of regular cream cheese? Yes, you can use low-fat cream cheese, but keep in mind that it may affect the texture and flavor slightly.
  4. Can I use a different type of dough for this recipe? While crescent roll dough works best for this recipe, you can experiment with other types of dough like puff pastry or biscuit dough.
  5. Can I make these rolls gluten-free? Yes, you can use gluten-free crescent roll dough or pastry dough to make gluten-free Blueberry Cheesecake Rolls.
  6. Can I omit the lemon zest from the filling? Yes, you can omit the lemon zest if you prefer, but it adds a bright, citrusy flavor to the rolls.
  7. Can I use a different type of berry in place of blueberries? Absolutely! Feel free to use raspberries, strawberries, blackberries, or a combination of your favorite berries in this recipe.
  8. Can I add nuts to the filling for extra crunch? Yes, chopped nuts like pecans, almonds, or walnuts can be added to the cream cheese filling for added texture and flavor.
  9. Can I make these rolls smaller for bite-sized treats? Yes, you can slice the dough into smaller pieces for bite-sized rolls. Adjust the baking time accordingly.
  10. Can I serve these rolls with a glaze instead of powdered sugar? Yes, you can make a simple glaze with powdered sugar and milk or lemon juice to drizzle over the rolls before serving for added sweetness. Adjust the consistency to your liking.

With their flaky crescent roll exterior, creamy cheesecake filling, and burst of juicy blueberries, these Blueberry Cheesecake Rolls are a delightful addition to any breakfast or brunch spread. Whether you’re serving them to guests or enjoying them with your morning coffee, these rolls are sure to be a hit. Treat yourself to a taste of sweet bliss with our easy-to-make Blueberry Cheesecake Rolls recipe.