Churro Cheesecake Recipe

Rating 5.0
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This churro cheesecake is easy to make and delicious. A smooth, creamy cheesecake base is sandwiched between two crisp cinnamon-sugar crusts that are reminiscent of the famous Mexican treat.
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Giselle is a recipe developer and content creator that loves all things sweet and savory. She runs her own food blog, The Busy Spatula, and her work has been featured on Yahoo!, Marvel Studios and the Kitchn.


1/3 cup(s)
granulated sugar
1 1/2 tblsp
ground cinnamon
16 oz
full-fat cream cheese, room temperature
14 oz
sweetened condensed milk
large eggs, room temperature
1/2 cup(s)
sour cream
1/2 cup(s)
Greek yogurt
1 tblsp
vanilla extract
1 tblsp
maple syrup
4 oz
melted butter
8 ounce cans of crescent dough sheet or dinner rolls

Directions 12 steps | 230 Minutes

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 325°F. Make the cinnamon sugar. In a small bowl, whisk together the granulated sugar and the ground cinnamon until well combined. Set aside.

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Step 2

Make the cheesecake filling. In the bowl of a standing mixer fitted with the paddle attachment or in a large bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth.

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Step 3

Add the sweetened condensed milk and mix until combined.

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Step 4

Add the eggs and beat until combined.

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Step 5

Add the sour cream, vanilla extract and maple syrup. Mix until combined.

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Step 6

Brush the bottom and the sides of a 9x13-inch baking pan with melted butter.

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Step 7

Sprinkle the cinnamon sugar on the bottom of the pan until evenly coated.

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Step 8

Unroll one can of the dough onto a lightly floured work surface. If using the crescent dough dinner rolls, pinch the perforated lines to close them. Use a rolling pin to flatten and roll out the dough to a 9x13-inch rectangle.

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Step 9

Place the rolled-out dough into the baking pan. Pour the cheesecake mixture into the pan until and use a spatula to spread it evenly.

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Step 10

Unroll the second can of the dough. If using the crescent dough dinner rolls, pinch the perforated lines to close them. Use a rolling pin to flatten and roll out the dough to a 9x13-inch rectangle. Gently place the rolled-out dough on top of the cheesecake batter. Lightly brush the top of the dough with the melted butter.

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Step 11

Sprinkle the top evenly with the cinnamon sugar. Bake for 30-35 minutes until the top is golden brown.

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Step 12

Let the cheesecake cool completely before wrapping it with plastic wrap. Refrigerate the cheesecake for at least 3 hours before slicing and serving. Enjoy!

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Nutrition Per Serving
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29.3 g
11.2 g
47.5 g


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Sarah D.


01 Aug 2022

My mom made this recipe recently and I can confirm that it's AMAZING!

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Chrystal G.


25 Jul 2022

This is such an easy to make recipe and delicious.

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Jolee S.


13 Jul 2022

Cheesecake can be so daunting but I read "churro" and was sold. This was actually my first time ever making cheesecake and I was impressed with my own final tastes unreal. The recipe wasn't overly complicated and the video seriously helped so much!

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