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22 Easy Recipes Using Crescent Rolls


Updated April 12, 2016
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Sweet Resurrection Rolls For years, the motto for Pillsbury Crescent Rolls has been "flaky on the outside, soft on the inside." This very appealing attribute of crescent rolls has become the basis for many recipes, from cinnamon rolls to casseroles. Sweet and savory dishes incorporate the flaky, buttery bread that people everywhere can enjoy. Check out these 22 easy recipes using crescent rolls that cover all the bases... appetizers, entrees and dessert!



22 Easy Recipes Using Crescent Rolls

Table of Contents

Crescent Roll Breakfast Recipes

Easy Dinner Recipes Using Crescent Rolls

The Best Dessert Recipes Using Crescent Rolls

New! Featured Crescent Rolls Recipe


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Crescent Roll Breakfast Recipes

Cheesy Crescent Roll Breakfast Casserole

Bacon Eggs and Cheese Breakfast Cups 
This wonderful crescent roll recipe is simply unbeatable. Packed with cheese, bacon and eggs you won't be able to stop at just one. Having breakfast for dinner is sounding better and better.

Muffin Tin Cinnamon Rolls 
These miniature morsels of delicious breakfast flavor are soon to become your new favorite morning treat. Easy to make and even easier to eat, these Muffin Tin Cinnamon Rolls are a classic breakfast dish made in an unexpected way. 

Any Way You Want Breakfast Danish 
"Any Way You Want It" Breakfast Danish allows you to do just that. Using crescent roll dough and cream cheese as a base, you can make a delicious pastry that's exactly what you want. You can use berries, apples, peaches, fresh fruit, frozen fruit - anything works!

Ham and Cheese Crescent Breakfast Bars 
Since this is a crescent roll recipe, the bars come together quickly and are easy to serve. Whether you're making a weekend brunch or need a quick breakfast, these bars are great.

Cheesy Crescent Roll Breakfast Casserole (shown)
Making this Cheesy Crescent Roll Breakfast Casserole is the best way to start your day! Everyone loves a good breakfast bake, and this one brings all your favorite breakfast ingredients together in every bite.

Sweet Resurrection Rolls 
These dessert rolls are inexplicably delicious - and so easy to make! Sweet Resurrection Rolls only take 15 minutes of hands-on time, and you won't believe how good they are.


Easy Dinner Recipes Using Crescent Rolls

Easy Cheesy Pizza Bake

Ground Beef Crescent Casserole 
This is one of those hearty ground beef casseroles that will remind you of your mom's home cooking in the best possible way. 

Muffin Tin Pot Pies 
A creative new chicken pot pie recipe that the family will love, Muffin Tin Pot Pies flaky outside and flavorful filling will make it your new favorite.


Easy Crescent Cabbage and Beef Bundles 
Wrapped up in a delicious crescent roll "wrapper," these beef bundles are bite-sized appetizers great to serve with any meal.

Cheesy Hamburger Pie 
This fantastic casserole recipes has crescent rolls forming the top and bottom, the "buns" of the dish, and is filled with ground beef and shredded cheese.


Creamy Chicken Crescent Roll Ups 
If you have never made them before, now is the time. These Creamy Chicken Crescent Roll-Ups take minimal time to prepare and bake in the oven for just 20 minutes.

Vintage Crescent Casserole 
This is one of those easy weeknight meals that moms have been making for their kids for generations. This particular recipe for Vintage Crescent Casserole was featured in the Pillsbury bake-off in 1978, so you know it's going to be good. 


Easy Cheesy Pizza Bake (shown)
When you only have 30 minutes to squeeze in a weeknight meal, this crescent roll pizza recipe is the perfect quick fix. Easy Cheesy Pizza Bake is a crescent roll recipe for homemade pizza, the easy way!

Mindless Crescent Enchilada Bake 
When making enchiladas, why not ditch the tortilla and instead use fluffy, buttery crescent rolls? This Mindless Crescent Enchilada Bake is a Mexican recipe you'll want to make again and again. 

Crescent Cowboy Casserole 
This loaded crescent roll casserole is a hearty meal fit to feed even the largest appetites. If you're in need of a quick weeknight meal, give this Crescent Cowboy Casserole a try.


Stupidly Easy Italian Crescent Casserole 
When you're pressed for time and need an easy dinner solution, try this budget-friendly recipe. Stupidly Easy Italian Crescent Casserole takes about 30 minutes from start to finish and uses just a few basic ingredients!


The Best Dessert Recipes Using Crescent Rolls

Brown Sugar Cinnamon Apple Dumplings

Crescent Roll Apple Pie Bites 
We're not sure why, but food on a stick has a special place in our hearts. It could be that it reminds us of our first county fair, but when we see food served on a stick, we have to give it a try. 

Grab and Go Caramel Rolls 
When you're in a hurry in the morning, these Grab and Go Caramel Rolls are the perfect breakfast quick fix. Made with a tube of refrigerated crescent rolls, this shortcut version of a delicious breakfast recipe is one that comes together in under 30 minutes.

2-Ingredient Apple Dumpling Bake
With only 2 ingredients and 4 minutes of prep time, this might be one of the easiest apple dessert recipes you'll make!

Crescent Roll Bars 
If you want an easy dessert recipe to make, then look no further because Crescent Roll Bars are the perfect treat. Made using simple ingredients like packaged crescent rolls, cream cheese, and sugar, this dessert is not only super tasty but totally budget-friendly.

Chocolate Crescent Cookies 
These chocolate chip pinwheel cookies are simply irresistible. Chocolate Crescent Cookies are crescent rolls stuffed with sweet cream cheese and chocolate chips, then cut into cookies and drizzled with icing.

Stupidly Easy Crescent Roll Dessert 
When your sweet tooth strikes, you don't always have time to whip up a from-scratch dessert recipe. That's where simple two ingredient recipes for dessert, like this Stupidly Easy Crescent Roll Dessert, come into play.

Brown Sugar Cinnamon Apple Dumplings (shown)
This recipe works well as a sweet breakfast treat or fruity dessert. No matter when you make it, it's sure to be gobbled right up. Recipes using crescent rolls are always a preferable method for the lazy chef in all of us, because they are super easy, require almost no prep, and are ready fairly quickly.


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New! Featured Crescent Rolls Recipe

Orange Honey Crescent Rolls

Don't just make a plain old crescent roll recipe! Orange Honey Crescent Rolls will liven up your breakfast table with crisp citrus flavor and that classic fluffy-on-the-inside, crispy-on-the-outside crescent roll texture. Your family just won't be able to get enough of these delectable morsels. Even though the rolls are made from scratch, they're definitely worth the extra effort. They're perfect for holidays or even just as a treat along with your regular, morning meal. Either way, this crescent roll recipe will be one of the best things you've eaten in a long time.




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Ever since visiting Paris I've lost faith in any other countries ability to make a crescent roll. Maybe these recipes can restore that faith! Definitely worth a try.

Crescent rolls are a Thanksgiving tradition in my family, we always end up running out. I can't wait to try a bunch of the recipes for our family potluck. They are a guaranteed hit!

Crescent rolls are so versatile. I went camping with my best friend and we made pizza rolls with them! We rolled each roll in tin foil and just threw them into the fire. They were delicious!

Be please prepare a type of pie closed wrapper of home made paste.(Papery paste)

all I want is the receipeBaconCheddar Pinwheels - get evrything else. HELP


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