#1 Crescent Roll Pizzas
It is hard to find anyone who doesn’t like pizza. It is a food that can please even the pickiest eaters. If you want to make bite sized pizzas for your family or guests, you should consider making crescent roll pizzas. They are very simple to make. Start by unfolding each crescent roll into its triangular shape and spread a spoonful of pizza sauce or spaghetti sauce over the raw crescent roll. Next, on the flush ends, place three pieces of pepperoni and a half of a mozzarella cheese stick over the pepperoni and roll up the dough. To give your pizzas a bit more flavor, melt some butter and add salt, pepper, and garlic. Brush the mixture over the rolled crescents and bake in the oven at 375 degrees for 10 to 14 minutes or until golden brown.
#2 Buffalo Chicken Crescent Rolls
This is a great recipe for a party or on game day and it is pretty easy to make. Start combining 2 cups of cooked, shredded chicken, ½ cup ranch dressing, ¼ cup buffalo wing sauce, 4 ounces of softened cream cheese, 2 stalks of celery diced up, ¼ cup of diced onions, and ¼ teaspoon of garlic powder in a large mixing bowl. Stir until fully incorporated. Roll out your crescents, 2 cans, and put a heaping teaspoon on each one. Roll up the crescents and place them on a greased cookie sheet. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and bake for 12 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. This recipe will be a real crowd pleaser.
#3 Spinach Artichoke Rolls
If you are tired of serving the same chips and dip at your parties, you should consider this recipe. It is a new take on what you typically serve. In a large bowl, combine one 8 ounce container of cream cheese, ½ cup of mozzarella cheese, ½ cup of grated Parmesan cheese, 1 can of artichoke hearts. Before you add them, drain them and chop them up. Finally, add one 9 ounce box of frozen spinach. Thaw it out and squeeze the water out. Next, open up two cans of crescents and roll them out. In a small bowl, beat one egg. Brush the edges of the dough the egg and put one teaspoon of the spinach mixture on each crescent. Finally, roll the crescent up to hold in the filling. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and place the crescents on a greased cookie sheet. Sprinkle a bit of Parmesan cheese on the crescents and bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.
#4 Ham and Cheese Rolls
This is a great recipe to serve as an appetizer at a party or to spice up your kid’s lunch a bit. The best part is that it is very easy to make. Start by unrolling your crescents into triangles. Place a piece of ham on each triangle and top with two strips of cheese. Roll up the crescent to hold the filling inside. Bake the crescents for 15 to 19 minutes or until golden brown.
#5 Mini French Dips
This is a great recipe if you want to serve a hearty bite size dish at a party or even for a quick dinner. Start by rolling out the crescents into triangles. At the larger end of the triangle, place a small piece of roast beef and then put a slice of cheese on top. Roll up the crescent, and pinch the edges to keep the roast beef and cheese inside. Put each roll on a greased baking sheet, and bake at 375 degrees for 14 to 16 minutes or until the crescent is golden brown and the cheese has melted. To make the au jus sauce, simply combine two cans of beef broth, ¼ teaspoon of garlic powder and 1 pinch of onion powder in a sauce pan. Allow the mixture to boil. Pour the au jus into serving bowls for dipping.
#6 Bacon Jalapeno Poppin’ Rolls
If you are tired of serving the same old store-bought jalapeno poppers you should consider trying this recipe. It is quick and easy, and it tastes much better than the kind that you find in the freezer aisle of your supermarket. Start by removing the stems from 4 jalapeno chilies and cut them in half lengthwise, then cut them again horizontally. You want to have 4 pieces. Next, remove the seeds. Spoon a teaspoon of cream cheese into each corner and wrap a piece of precooked bacon around each one. Roll out each of the crescent rolls on the counter and place a jalapeno on each one. Roll the crescent and pinch the edges so that the filling stays inside. Place the rolls on a cookie sheet and bake at 375 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes or golden brown.
#7 Taco Crescents
Tacos are delicious but they can be very messy. If you want an easy way to serve and eat tacos, this is the recipe for you. Start by browning ½ pound of ground beef in a skillet. Next, stir in 1 package of taco seasoning and ½ cup of salsa. Open up a can of crescent rolls on the counter and spoon 1/3 cup of the mixture onto the center of each crescent. Finally, sprinkle with a bit of shredded cheese. Fold up the crescents and pinch the edges to keep the filling from coming out. Bake at 375 degrees for 13 to 17 minutes. Allow the dish to cool for a bit before serving as the filling will be very hot.
#8 Cream Cheese and Asparagus Rolls
This is an original appetizer idea that incorporates a vegetable that many people love, asparagus. In a medium bowl, combine 3 ounces of cream cheese and ½ cup of shredded cheese. In a medium pan, bring water, salt, and pepper to a boil. Blanch 18 thin asparagus spears until it is crisp and tender. When you remove the asparagus from the pot, place it in cold water to stop the cooking process. Roll out your crescent rolls on the counter and spoon 1 teaspoon of the cream cheese filling onto each crescent. Top with three pieces of asparagus and roll up the crescents. In a small bowl, beat and egg and brush the egg over the crescent. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown.
#9 S’Mores Crescent Rolls
Most people think that crescent rolls are just for meals and appetizers. What you may not know is that you can also use them to create a sweet treat. Start by putting one cup of chocolate chips in a bowl and microwave them for 30 seconds until the chocolate is fully melted. Next, spread out the crescent rolls on the counter. Spread a teaspoon of the melted chocolate on each crescent and top with 1 teaspoon of mini chocolate chips on top. Next, place a few mini marshmallows on the chocolate chips and top with broken up graham cracker pieces. Roll the crescents up and place them on a cookie sheet. Bake at 325 for 15 to 17 minutes or until golden brown.
#10 Strawberry Cream Cheese Danish
This is a delicious snack or a great breakfast that is very easy to make. You can have a dessert to serve at your next party and it can be ready in under 20 minutes. In a medium bowl whisk 8 ounces of cream cheese and 1/3 cup of sugar until the mixture is smooth. Next, add 2 egg yolks, 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract, and ¼ teaspoon of salt. Mix until fully incorporated. Open up your crescent rolls on the counter top. Spread the cream cheese mixture on each one, and add two fresh or frozen strawberries cut in half the long way. Finally, roll the crescent. Bake at 375 degrees for 20 minutes or until golden brown. If you want to top your dish with icing, combine 3 tablespoons of heavy cream and ½ cup of confectioners sugar. Drizzle the icing on top of each crescent before serving.
#11 Lemon Cheesecake Crescent Rolls
You don’t have to spend hours on end in the kitchen preparing a cheesecake. This recipe is quick, easy, and delicious. Start by unrolling the crescents into 16 triangles. In a mixing bowl, combine 4 ounces of softened cream cheese, 2 tablespoons of sugar and 2 tablespoons of flour. Mix until fully incorporated. Next, add 2 beaten egg yolk, 1 teaspoon of lemon zest, and ½ tablespoon of vanilla extract. Put 1 heaping teaspoon on each crescent and roll it up. Place the crescents in the freezer for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, remove the rolls from the freezer and transfer them to a baking sheet. Brush each one with an egg and sprinkle sugar on top. Bake at 375 for 14 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Transfer the rolls to a wire rack to cool. While they are cooling, you can make the glaze. In a medium bowl, combine 1/3 cup of powdered sugar and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice. Mix until smooth. Drizzle the glaze over the rolls and serve.
#12 Mini Pain Au Chocolat aka Chocolate Croissants
This is one of the easiest and most clever ways to use crescent rolls. Even the least experienced cooks can prepare this recipe. All you need is a can of crescent rolls and Nutella for the filling. Simply roll out the crescent rolls into triangles, and spread the Nutella on each one, covering the whole thing. Next, roll the crescent rolls up and place them on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
#13 Apple Cinnamon Rolls
This is a great after-school snack for the kids and it is very easy to prepare. Start by unrolling the crescents into 16 triangles. Next, peel two apples and cut them into wedges. Melt a stick of butter and brush it over each triangle. Next, sprinkle a generous amount of cinnamon and sugar over each crescent triangle. Place a piece of apple on the crescent and roll it up. Top each roll with more melted butter and sprinkle them again with cinnamon and sugar. Bake in the oven at 375 degrees for 15 minutes.
#14 Pumpkin Pie Crescent Rolls
If you are trying to find a unique dessert for the holiday season, this is the perfect recipe. Start by unrolling the crescent rolls into 8 triangles. Next, make the pumpkin pie filling. To do this, combine ¾ cups of pumpkin puree, ½ teaspoon of cinnamon, 1/8 cup of brown sugar, and 1/8 cup of white sugar. Mix until fully incorporated. Place about 1 tablespoon of the pumpkin mixture on each crescent triangle and roll each one up. Be sure to pinch the edges to be sure that the filling doesn’t come out. Next, sprinkle with pumpkin pie spice. Bake in the oven at 375 degrees for 11 to 13 minutes. While the crescents are baking, combine 1 tablespoon of water and ½ cup of powdered sugar and stir. When the crescents come out of the oven, drizzle the glaze over each one.