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When I was younger, my mom would make these amazing crab crescent rolls. I always loved them, but they were a bit of a pain to make. She had to get the dough just right, then fold it up with the crab meat and cheese inside. But they were always so worth it!

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Since it’s officially crab season, I decided to try making them myself the other day. It took me a few tries to get the hang of it, but eventually, I got the dough just right. And the end result? They were even better than my mom’s!

If you’re looking for an easy appetizer that will wow your guests, then you definitely need to try this recipe!

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There’s something about crab crescent rolls that just makes them so darn irresistible. Maybe it’s the delicate flavor of the crab meat, or maybe it’s the crispy Crescent roll dough.

Whatever it is, these little morsels are always a hit at parties and potlucks!

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If you’re looking for an easy way to impress yourself, look no further than this Crab Crescent Roll recipe. It only takes a few minutes to put together, and everyone will love the delicious results!

These light and tasty crab crescent rolls are perfect for a quick and easy seafood appetizer. So get ready to roll up your sleeves and get cooking!

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This recipe is simple to follow, and the results are delicious. If you’re looking for something different to serve at your next party, give this recipe a try – we promise you won’t be disappointed!

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Crab and Cream Cheese Filled Crescent Rolls

These light and tasty crab crescent rolls are perfect for a quick and easy seafood appetizer.

Why we love this crab recipe

These crab crescent rolls are a great appetizer because they are easy to make and everyone loves them. They are perfect for a party because you can make them ahead of time and they are small so people can eat them without getting full.

Are crescent rolls and croissants the same thing?

Crescent rolls and croissants are different types of pastries. Crescent rolls are made from a sheet of dough that is rolled into a crescent shape, while croissants are made from a yeast dough that is folded and turned several times before it is rolled into a crescent shape. Croissants are also usually filled with either chocolate or cream cheese.

Tips For Perfect Crab Filled Crescent Rolls

There are a few things to keep in mind when making crab-filled crescent rolls:

  1. Be sure to use crab meat, not crab flakes. Crab meat gives the rolls a more delicate flavor and texture.
  2. Don’t overfill the crescent rolls – you want just enough crab filling to give flavor without making the rolls too heavy.
  3. Bake the crab crescent rolls until they are golden brown and crispy, not doughy.
  4. Serve them with a delicious dipping sauce, such as tartar sauce or horseradish sauce.
  5. I would make this for a potluck meal in a 9 x 13 pan & use the crescent sheets top & bottom.
  6. Also add sour cream instead of mayo, maybe chopped celery, green pepper, and some dry ranch dressing for taste. No cayenne for me tho don’t do spicy that why I will add ranch instead.

What Should I Serve These With?

Crab crescent rolls are a great appetizer for any occasion! They are easy to make and taste delicious. Here are a few ideas for what you can serve with them:

  • A simple salad with greens and dressing
  • A bowl of soup
  • Some type of dipping sauce, such as ranch or blue cheese dressing
  • A variety of fruits and vegetables
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Ingredients:

  • Tube crescent rolls
  • Cream Cheese softened
  • Crab meat
  • Green onions
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Salt
  • Mayonnaise

How to make Crab and Cream Cheese Filled Crescent Rolls:

Step 1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.

Step 2. In a bowl, start by adding crab meat and cream cheese.

In a bowl, start by adding crab meat and cream cheese.

Step 3. Then, add green onions.

add green onions.

Step 4. Then, add the mayonnaise.

add the mayonnaise.

Step 5. Lastly, add the cayenne pepper.

add the cayenne pepper.

Step 6. Stir to incorporate well.

Step 7. Roll the crescent roll dough out on a flat surface and pinch together the seams.

Step 8. Cut the dough into 24 squares.

Cut the dough into 24 squares.

Step 9. Place a bit of the filling in the center of each square of dough.

Place a bit of the filling in the center of each square of dough.

Step 10. Fold the corners of the dough squares up and over the filling, securing them at the top.

Fold the corners of the dough squares up and over the filling, securing them at the top.

Step 11. Bake for 10 minutes until the dough is golden brown.

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Variations

There are many variations you can make with crab crescent rolls. One is to substitute the crab meat with another type of meat, such as ham or bacon. You can also add different types of cheese, such as Swiss or cheddar. Another option is to add vegetables, such as broccoli or spinach. Finally, you can change up the sauce by using different types of mustards or pestos.

Storage

If you’re not going to be serving crab crescent rolls right away, they can be stored in the fridge for a few hours. Just make sure to tightly wrap them in cling wrap or store them in an airtight container.

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Make crab crescent rolls ahead of time

If you’re looking to make crab crescent rolls ahead of time, you’ll want to store them in the fridge. Once they’re cool, place them in an airtight container or bag and store them in the fridge for up to 2 days.

What can I make with crescent rolls?

Crescent rolls are a versatile ingredient that can be used in a variety of recipes. They can be used as an appetizer, main course, or side dish.

How to roll a crescent roll?

There are a few different ways to roll a crescent roll, but the most common way is to start with the wider end of the triangle facing you. Then, you’ll want to fill it with your desired filling – in this case, crab meat. Finally, you’ll want to tuck in the sides and roll it up like a burrito.

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Crab and Cream Cheese Filled Crescent Rolls

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 24
If you're looking for an easy way to impress yourself, look no further than this Crab Crescent Roll recipe. It only takes a few minutes to put together, and everyone will love the delicious results!
Crab and Cream Cheese Filled Crescent Rolls
4.39 from 21 votes

Ingredients 

  • 1 Tube crescent rolls
  • 6 oz. Cream Cheese softened
  • 1 C. Chopped crab meat
  • 2 Chopped green onions
  • ¼ tsp. Cayenne pepper
  • tsp. Salt
  • ¼  cup mayonnaise

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a bowl, combine the cream cheese, crab meat, green onions, cayenne pepper, and salt. Stir to incorporate well.
  • Roll the crescent roll dough out on a flat surface and pinch together the seams.
  • Cut the dough into 24 squares.
  • Place a bit of the filling in the center of each square of dough.
  • Fold the corners of the dough squares up and over the filling, securing them at the top.
  • Bake for 10 minutes until the dough is golden brown.
  • Enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 34kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 60mg
Author: Laura

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