The Dreamy Cherry Dump Bake! The cherries-and-cream flavor-scape of your dessert dreams! Flaky crust, creamy sweetened cream cheese, tart cherry pie filling, and cinnamon-sugar! Oh, and buttery cake! Can’t forget the cake! It’s tender, moist, and warm, and everything comes together perfectly for a special touch of summer! Dreamy Cherry Dump Bake is any sweet tooth’s fantasy!

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  • 1 (8-ounce) package refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided
  • 1 (21-ounce) can cherry pie filling
  • 1 (13.25-ounce) package yellow cake mix
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
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Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.

Step 2 –Coat a 9×13-inch glass baking dish with cooking spray.

Step 3 –Unroll the crescent rolls into the prepared baking dish, pinching the seams together to form a crust.

Step 4 –In a bowl, add the cream cheese, the granulated sugar, and the vanilla extract and beat to combine.

Step 5 –Spread the cream cheese mixture over the crescent roll crust.

Step 6 –Sprinkle the brown sugar and 1 teaspoon of the cinnamon over the cream cheese mixture layer.

Step 7 –Pour the cherry pie filling over the brown sugar-cinnamon layer.

Step 8 –Sprinkle the cake mix over the cherry filling layer.

Step 9 –Arrange the butter slices sporadically over the cake mix layer.

Step 10 –Top the butter layer with the remaining cinnamon.

Step 11 –Bake until it is cooked through, about 1 hour. If you’re worried about the bottom burning, wrap a piece of aluminum foil under the baking dish.

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Step 12 –Allow the cake to cool for 10 minutes.

Step 13 –Serve.