10 Creative Recipes with Pillsbury Crescent Rolls

posted on May 6, 2014 at 12:56 pm

Whether you make them for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, the whole family loves Pillsbury Crescent Rolls. Wow them by going above and beyond with these creative recipes.

 

1. Pear-Havarti Crepe Squares

Instead of using your Pillsbury Crescent Rolls as a side to your meal make it its own course as dessert using this great recipe.

Pillsbury Crescent Roll Recipe

  • 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls (8 rolls)
  • 3/4 cup Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3 LAND O LAKES® Eggs
  • 2 tablespoons LAND O LAKES® Unsalted or Salted Butter, melted
  • Dash salt
  • 1 unpeeled medium pear, cored, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 lb Havarti cheese (4 or 5 slices), torn into quarter-size pieces
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup Smucker’s® Seedless Red Raspberry Jam

 

2. Flaky Pizza Snacks

The kids will go nuts over these delicious snacks. Surprise them after school, or while they’re home on the weekend with this tasty treat.

Pillsbury Crescent Roll Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
  • 1/3 cup pizza sauce
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 16 pepperoni slices (about 1 oz)
  • 1/3 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (1 1/2 oz)

 

3. Mini Crescent Chicken Pot Pies

Skip the mess of serving and give everyone their own individual serving sized chicken pot pies, using Pillsbury Crescent Rolls as the crust. Have leftover? Store them in the freezer for a microwave ready meal later.

Pillsbury Crescent Roll Recipes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups frozen peas and carrots
  • 1 cup cubed (1/2 inch) cooked chicken or turkey
  • 1 cup refrigerated cooked diced potatoes with onions (from 20-oz bag)
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1 can (10 3/4 oz) condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 1 can (4 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried thyme leaves

 

4. Blueberry, Walnut and Brie Tartlets

Add a hint of sophistication and class to your next function with this delicious Pillsbury Crescent Roll recipe.

Pillsbury Crescent Roll Recipes

Ingredients

  • 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated reduced fat crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
  • 1/4 cup blueberry or blackberry preserves
  • 1/3 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted
  • 1 round (8 oz) Brie cheese, rind removed, cut into 24 chunks
  • Fresh blueberries or fresh small sage leaves, if desired

 

5. Sun-Dried Tomato and Parmesan Pinwheels

Add some zest to any meal with this tasty side. Want to make it even more breakfast friendly? Add some chopped egg to the mix.

Pillsbury Crescent Roll Recipes

Ingredients

  • 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup chopped drained sun-dried tomatoes in oil

 

6. Jalapeno Poppers

Perfect for parties, this Pillsbury Crescent Roll appetizer will spice up any event!

Pillsbury Crescent Roll Recipe

Ingredients

  • 4 jalapeño chiles (about 3 inches long)
  • 1/3 cup Boursin cheese with garlic and herbs (from 5.2-oz container)
  • 8 slices packaged precooked bacon (from 2.2-oz package), halved
  • 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
  • 1/2 cup pineapple or fruit salsa, if desired

 

7. Pumpkin-Pecan Braid

Why not add this recipe to the Thanksgiving menu? This dessert adds Fall’s favorite flavors into an easy-to-make recipe, thanks to Pillsbury Crescent Rolls.

Pillsbury Crescent Roll Recipes

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 egg, separated
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet

 

8. Olive-Feta Pinwheels

This recipe is simply perfect for Thanksgiving, or any holiday party.

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Ingredients

  • 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese spread (from 8-oz container)
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese (1 oz)
  • 1/4 cup chopped pitted kalamata olives
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano or parsley

 

9. Mexican Snack Squares

Have a fiesta with the kids using this great Pillsbury Crescent Roll recipe!

Pillsbury Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 2 cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
  • 1 can (16 oz) Old El Paso® refried beans
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons Old El Paso® taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese (6 oz)
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions (8 medium)
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 cup chopped seeded tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup sliced ripe olives

 

10. Almond Crescent Puffs

Another great dessert using Pillsbury Crescent Rolls. Whether you serve these as an appetizer or for a birthday party, everyone will be asking for the recipe!

Pillsbury Crescent Roll Recipe

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1-2 teaspoon milk
  • 11/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
  • sprinkles

 


Bonus: Feta and Kale Stuffed Waffles

Can you even believe these stuffed waffles are actually made with Pillsbury Crescent Rolls? Our mouths drop and WATER with hunger…

pillsbury crescent roll recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons Crisco® Pure Olive Oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped kale
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 can Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls (8 ct)
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese (2 oz)

Directions

  • Heat waffle maker. Spray with Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray. In small bowl, beat eggs with wire whisk until blended.
  • In 10-inch skillet, heat 1 teaspoon of the olive oil over medium heat. Add eggs; cook until set, turning over once. Remove eggs from skillet to plate.
  • Reduce heat to low. Heat remaining 2 teaspoons olive oil in same skillet. Add kale and onion; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in nutmeg and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; mix well. Remove pan from heat.
  • Unroll dough; separate into 4 rectangles. Press each into 7×4-inch rectangle, firmly pressing perforations to seal. Top one rectangle with half of the eggs, half of the kale mixture and half of the feta cheese to within 1/2-inch of edges. Top with second dough rectangle; firmly press edges to seal. Repeat with remaining dough rectangles and filling.
  • Carefully place filled rectangle on center of waffle maker; close lid. Cook 4 to 5 minutes or until golden brown. Carefully remove from waffle maker; cover with foil to keep warm. Repeat with remaining filled rectangle. To serve, cut each waffle in half.



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