Easy - for beginners
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Grease an 8 x 8 baking dish. Take half of the crescent rolls and lay them out on the bottom of the baking dish.
In a medium sized mixing bowl, blend cream cheese until smooth.
Once smooth, add powdered sugar and vanilla and blend.
Once blended, spoon onto the crescent rolls in baking dish and spread evenly.
Top with can of cherry pie filling. Top with the last half (4 triangles) of the crescent rolls. Melt butter and pour on top of crescents. Top with granulated sugar and bake for 25 minutes or until browned.