Crescent Roll Recipes that will Keep You Coming Back for More

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Crescent rolls are versatile and easy ingredients that can give your recipes new life. Use them in breakfast rolls, for appetizers, or fill them to make a full meal. Here are a few delicious ways to use crescent rolls the next time you need recipe ideas!

Cream Cheese Veggie Pizza

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This cream cheese veggie bars recipe has a perfectly baked crescent dough base topped with a ranch cream cheese mixture and loaded with fresh veggies.

Strawberry Cheesecake Crescent Rolls

Strawberry Danish Crescent rolls
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Strawberry cheesecake crescent rolls are made with fresh strawberries and cream cheese wrapped in crescent dough and ready in 30 minutes!

Italian Beef Crescent Pinwheels

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Italian Beef Crescent Pinwheels are an easy appetizer or dinner for your family. The bottom crust is crispy, and the cheese is melty! They are full of flavor and great for leftovers. Get the recipe: Italian Beef Crescent Pinwheels.

Crescent Roll Empanadas

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Easy crescent roll empanadas made with beef, cheese, and seasonings make a great midweek dinner for a fun spin on taco night. These get rave reviews and will disappear quickly!

Cranberry Orange Crescent Rolls

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Using refrigerated dough, fresh cranberries, cream cheese, and orange juice, these cranberry orange crescent rolls are unmatched in flavor. Enjoy them over holidays or at a weekend brunch.

Taco Braid

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Make a taco braid with pizza crust or a crescent dough sheet for a delicious weeknight meal. You only need the dough, taco filling, cheese, and your favorite toppings!

Buffalo Chicken Crescents

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Delicious buffalo chicken crescents are stuffed with chicken, cheese, hot sauce, and more, then cooked until golden brown and perfectly flaky.

Pigs in a Blanket

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Pigs in a Blanket are among the most loved savory snacks for potluck dinners and game-day parties. This version is made in the air fryer and topped with seasoning, which elevates this snack to the next level. Get the recipe for air-fryer pigs in a blanket here.

King Cake Crescent Rolls

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These individual king cake crescent rolls are made with cinnamon, sugar, and cream cheese and topped with decadent sprinkles. Make it Mardi Gras year-round, or change up the sprinkles for any celebration.

Apple Butter Twists

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Bake some comforting apple butter crescent twists with refrigerated dough filled with apple butter and brushed with buttery cinnamon sugar on top.

For even more ideas, check out our full list of 115+ Crescent Roll Recipes on Just is a Four Letter Word.

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