Crescent roll dough, you’re our hero. You’re golden-brown and flaky every single time. You’re endlessly versatile. And you last in the freezer for up to six months, so you’re always there when we need you most (aka 20 minutes before a dinner party). Presenting 15 unexpected recipes to try.

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Cheater’s Croissants

Flaky, airy, buttery and totally easy to pull off.

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Easy Crescent Roll Pepperoni Pizza Snacks

All you need is 30 minutes and four ingredients.

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Giant Cinnamon Roll

Hello, gorgeous.

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Hearts In My Oven

Double Apple Croissant Waffles

Mind. Blown.

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Cook withManali

Mushroom Spinach Ricotta Crescent Ring

Gone in five minutes or less.

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Little Figgy

Crescent Chicken Squares

Little bundles of happiness.

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Baking Beauty

Easy Cronuts

There’s no need to wait in line.

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High Heels and Grills

Baked Ham and Cheese Rollups

Crispy, buttery bliss.

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The Food Charlatan

Mini Chicken Potpies

The whole family will thank you.

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Four-Ingredient Peach Dumplings

Dessert dumplings? Sign us up.

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Centless Meals

Crescent Roll Pizza

Crescent roll sheets make your job easy.

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Unsophisticated Cook

Mini Spinach Breakfast Quiche

Bring it on, brunch.

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Food Fanatic

Strawberry Cheese Danish

They taste like a labor of love.

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Real Food By Dad

Cheesy Garlic Knots

Um, we'll have four.

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The Novice Chef

Chicken Soup Casserole

Tip: Assemble everything the day before, then pop them in the oven 15 minutes before you're ready to eat. 

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