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Have you ever tried using Pillsbury Crescent Rolls for something other than a plain crescent roll? This list of OVER 48 Breakfasts and Desserts using Pillsbury Crescent Rolls can be your inspiration!

Whether you’re craving cinnamon rolls, danish, eggs, or s’more, this list of Pillsbury recipes includes something you’ll love.

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Table of Contents
  1. Pillsbury Crescent Roll Recipes
  2. Sweet Breakfast Treats
  3. Savory Breakfast Meals
  4. Decadent Desserts

Pillsbury Crescent Roll Recipes

I am in LOVE with Pillsbury Crescent Rolls. That’s not a paid endorsement – we just really, really love them in our house. I make them as rolls for dinner, wrap them with turkey and cheese for lunches (that’s the only way Jordan will eat turkey and cheese, BTW). I also love making breakfast foods with them. They’re so versatile, and the end result is a portable snack that’s perfect for hectic mornings and on the go.

If you’re craving something sweet for breakfast, this list has you covered. Danish, strudel, cinnamon rolls, and so much more are on this list with flavors from peanut butter to chocolate to lemon to berry and everything in between.

Looking for a savory breakfast? Look no further; this list has recipes for quiche and egg casserole, sausage and pizza using Pillsbury Crescent rolls!

And last but not least, dessert! Use Pillsbury Crescent Rolls to make s’mores or crisps, pie or baklava and so many more dessert recipes!

Easy apple strudel cut into small pieces on parchment paper

Sweet Breakfast Treats

Better for breakfast – use Crescent roll dough to make easy breakfast recipes EASILY from strudel to croissants, danishes and more!

Apple Strudel Recipe
This easy apple strudel has only 2 ingredients without the glaze! It’s fast and easy and so delicious.
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Overhead view of easy apple strudel braid cut into small pieces
Caramel Apple Strudel
Easy Caramel Apple Strudel – this easy danish braid has just 3 ingredients and is the easiest breakfast or dessert recipe ever! Caramel Apple is the perfect fall flavor, especially in a pastry!
Check out this recipe
Easy to make Caramel Apple Braid
Easy Blueberry Danish Recipe
This easy breakfast or brunch is a 5 ingredient danish with crescent rolls and blueberry pie filling!
Check out this recipe
Close up of easy blueberry danish showing inside blueberry filling
Easy Pumpkin Danish
Crescent Rolls are filled with a pumpkin mixture to make an amazing fall breakfast! Topped with cream cheese glaze, these are the best way to get in the mood for pumpkin season.
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easy pumpkin danish with cream cheese drizzle
Easy Raspberry Nutella Danish
Easy Raspberry Nutella Danish – just 3 main ingredients makes this foolproof delicious breakfast pastry full of Nutella and raspberries! It starts with Pillsbury Crescent Rolls, which couldn’t be easier. Two more ingredients and you get a sweet glaze for the top. 5 total ingredients for a breakfast pastry?? GENIUS.
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This Easy Raspberry Nutella Danish comes together simply for a tasty pastry.
Easy Lemon Cream Danish
These easy lemon cream danish come are made with homemade lemon curd and Pillsbury Crescent Rolls! Danish recipe inspired by Inside BruCrew Life. Eggless curd recipe from Shaken Together.
Close up of Easy-lemon-cream-danish-
Easy Mint Chip Sweet Rolls
There are only 5 ingredients in these Easy Mint Chip Sweet Rolls! Start these rolls with Crescent Roll dough and you can have mint chip goodness in less than 20 minutes!
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Easy Mint Chip Sweet Rolls on a white plate
Easy Caramel Pecan Rolls
These Easy Caramel Pecan Rolls are sticky buns without all the work! No yeast, no roll – just caramel rolls in under an hour.
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Easy Caramel Pecan Rolls on a white plate
Easy Sticky Buns
This easy sticky bun recipe has just 5 ingredients and is done in about 30 minutes. Carmel Pecan rolls with cinnamon rolls are the perfect brunch!
Check out this recipe
sticky bun with icing on a white plate

Easy Chocolate Chip Orange Sweet Rolls

Blueberry Cream Cheese Danish

Chocolate Croissants

Blueberry Cheesecake Danish

Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing

Caramel Apple Cinnamon-minis

Easy Strawberry Peach Rolls

Easy Almond Danish

Easy Cinnamon Rolls

Chocolate Chip Cinnamon Rolls

Cherry Cheescake Breakfast Bundles

Nutella Cinnamon Rolls with Vanilla Glaze

Blackberry Sweet Rolls (5 ingredients)

Cake Batter Cinnamon Buns

Lemon Cheesecake Crescent Braid

Pan Au Chocolat

Cinnamon Crescent Rolls

Easy Lemon Cream Danish

Cookie Butter Morning Bars

Hawaiian Pineapple Coconut Crescent Braid

Nutella Peanut Butter and Jelly Crescent Rolls

Pumpkin Cheesecake Braid

Savory Breakfast Meals

Crescent roll recipes don’t have to be sweet – they can be savory too! Make something savory for breakfast using crescent rolls, from sausage to bacon, quiche to casseroles.

Everything Crescent Rolls

3 Ingredient Sausage Crescent Bites

Breakfast Pizza

Taco Breakfast Boats

Sausage Crescent Roll Breakfast Casserole

Ham & Cheese Crescent Bake

Pear & Cheese Bakes

Mini Spinach Quiche

Breakfast Pizza Bake

Sausage Egg and Cheese Crescent Casserole

Cheesy Egg Crescent Casserole

two slices of apple pie with frosting on top sitting on a light grey plate

Decadent Desserts

These easy dessert recipes are perfectly made with crescent rolls! From churros to pie, turnovers to eclairs you can make almost anything with these croissants.

Crescent Roll Apple Pie
This soft and fluffy crust is made out of crescent rolls and is very easy to make!
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one slice of pie on a light grey plate with frosting on top
Peanut Butter Snickerdoodle Crescent Rolls
Super easy and fast, these crescent rolls will become a new family favorite! Peanut butter and cinnamon sugar are rolled in a crescent roll and then rolled in more cinnamon sugar after baking.
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Peanut Butter Snickerdoodle Crescent Rolls sitting on a white plate
Crescent Roll Churros
Crescent Roll Churros – this EASY baked churro recipe is crunchy and sweet and full of cinnamon flavor. Only 3 ingredients and are the perfect breakfast, brunch, or dessert recipe!
Check out this recipe
3 Churro Crescent Rolls on a blue plate
Almond Baklava Croissants
Make Almond Baklava Croissants for breakfast or brunch! This EASY recipe has only 4 ingredients. It’s baklava in croissant form!
Check out this recipe
Almond baklava croissants on white plate with one split open to show filling
Easy Palmiers
Use crescent roll dough to make 2-ingredient palmiers! This easy recipe can be done with regular sugar or dress them up with rainbow sugar!
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Easy palmier cookies

Easy Peach Turnovers

Campfire Eclairs

Easy Sopapilla Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Biscoff Peach empanadas

Easy Eggnog Pinwheels

Oreo Crumb Crispies

Apple Cheesecake Bundles

Sugar Crumb Crispy

Almond Joy Crescent Rolls

Cherry Cheese Danish Dessert

Sopapilla Cheesecake bars

Dessert Croissants

Pumpkin Pecan Crescent Rolls

Caramel Apple Cheescake Bars

S’mores Crescent Rolls

Biscoff Crescent Rolls

Nutella and Banana Stuffed Crescent Rolls

Pumpkin Pie Crescent Rolls

Chocolate Chip Crescent Cookies

Apple Pie Dumplings

What’s your favorite way to enjoy a Crescent Roll?

 

Last Updated on August 30, 2022

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  1. A while back I used to make a recipe with the crescent rolls, cream cheese and sugar. Cant find thee recipe. Could you guide me to recipes with these ingredients (cinnamon I think too…)

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  3. Such an amazing round up of delicious recipes. I love crescent rolls, and basically all the pillsbury products. So this is a great resource when I get recipe block.

    Thanks so much for including mine. xx