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  • Prep 1 hr 10 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Ingredients 26
  • Servings 64

Party time! Bake up some crescents for the best appetizer tray ever. MORE+ LESS-

Updated October 19, 2018
Pillsbury Crescents
Make with
Pillsbury Crescents


can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent rolls

Smoked Salmon with Dill

Dab cream cheese
Thin slice smoked salmon, cut into quarters
Fresh dill weed sprig

Shrimp and Cucumber

Very thin slice English cucumber, cut in half, folded
Fresh dill weed sprig
Small cooked shrimp, tail shell removed


Slice small fresh mozzarella ball or string cheese
Half grape tomato
Tiny basil leaf or fresh basil leaf strip


Half slice hard salami, folded into thirds
Slice sweet banana pepper (from a jar)
Kalamata or black olive

Dried Fig and Mascarpone

Dried fig, cut in half lengthwise
Mascarpone cheese star (using softened cheese)
Grated orange peel

Roast Beef Roll-Ups

Rare roast beef slice (spread with below)
Garden vegetable cream cheese spread
Fresh parsley sprig or tiny dill pickle slice

Cheese and Pimiento Olive

Swiss cheese cube
Half pimiento-stuffed green olive

Turkey Club

Crisply cooked bacon
Turkey breast slice, rolled up, sliced
Grape tomato slice


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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Unroll dough onto cutting board. Cut in half crosswise and lengthwise on perforated lines to make 4 rectangles. Press diagonal perforations to seal.
  • 2
    Starting with long side of 1 rectangle, roll dough tightly into 6 1/4-inch roll; press seam to seal. Repeat with remaining dough rectangles.
  • 3
    Spray thin serrated knife with cooking spray. Cut each roll into 16 slices. On ungreased large cookie sheet, place 32 slices about 1/2 inch apart. Place remaining 32 slices on second ungreased large cookie sheet.
  • 4
    Bake 1 cookie sheet at a time 8 to 9 minutes or until slices are light golden brown.
  • 5
    Top baked slices using all 8 toppings and making 8 appetizers of each, or choose your favorite topping options and make as many of each as you’d like. All toppings are quick to assemble, taking only about 4 to 8 minutes to make 8 appetizers.

Expert Tips

  • For a festive look, substitute fancy toothpicks with frills on the top for the plain ones.
  • Be creative and mix and match any of the toppings above or add any favorite ingredient from your refrigerator.

Nutrition Information

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