Deliciously soft, buttery, and flakey these crescent roll appetizers are perfect for any get-together. With half of the work done for you, these appetizers come together quickly and taste so good they’ll be devoured in no time.

If you need to whip something up in a pinch, canned crescent rolls are your secret weapon. Not only do they provide a scrumptious, buttery crust but they can transform into anything sweet or savory in just moments.

Scroll through these tasty appetizers and you’re guaranteed to find something to whip up with the ingredients you have on hand.

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1. Mini Spinach Artichoke Crescent Cups

A bite-sized appetizer that everyone will want to scoop up. These crescent cups have a cheesy, garlicky flavor that’s brightened up with spinach. Using lightened-up cream cheese they’re low in Weight Watchers points but still have a comforting, rich flavor. They don’t require a ton of work but you’ll want to double up the recipe as they’ll be gone in no time.

2. Crescent Roll Cream Cheese Danish

Delicious and easy these Danishes are perfect for any occasion. With a sunny, lemon flavor they whip up with only 6 main ingredients before being drizzled in a sugar glaze. Though they call for classic cream cheese, you can easily use flavored whipped cream cheese to up the taste of the Danishes and make them new and exciting every time.

3. Sausage Cream Cheese Pinwheels

With just 4 ingredients you have a deliciously tasty appetizer perfect for game days or parties. Made with a filling of sausage, cream cheese, and tomatoes these pinwheels are then rolled into a crescent roll for a flakey outer texture. They’re impossible to resist and easy enough to make for even a beginner in the kitchen.

4. Buttery Garlic Cheese Bombs

Baked with a gooey mozzarella and seasoned with an herb and garlic butter these cheese bombs are perfectly savory and come together in just 20 minutes. Serve them as is, roll in some chopped pepperoni or with a side of marinara sauce and you’ve got mini pizza bites! A classic flavor combination everyone loves.

5. Sausage Cream Cheese Crescent Rolls

This appetizer comes together with just 3 ingredients! Roll some cream cheese and sausage into a crescent roll and you’re done. But the best part is that the flavor is easy to vary because they’re so simple. Make them spicy, use a new flavor of sausage, or add in some spinach for a whole new kind of appetizer.

6. Pizza Pinwheels

The best way to feed a crowd! These pinwheels are a fun way to enjoy a classic pizza flavor but in two-bite form. They’re packed in the center with vegetables, meat, and cheese before being baked to a crispy golden brown. Alter the filling ingredients when you make them to create new and delicious pizza bites every time!

7. Spinach Dip Christmas Tree

A tasty and festive appetizer! This Christmas tree is stuffed with a blend of cream cheese, sour cream, and parmesan making it ultra-rich and a hit with everyone. With a unique blend of seasonings and made into a pull-apart bread, this Holiday appetizer is one you’ll make over and over again.

8. Ham and Cheese Croissants

Ready in under 15 minutes these croissants are perfect for your next party! Filled with sweet honey ham and gooey cheese the crescent rolls are then baked to perfection in the oven. If you’re short on time this is the perfect appetizer to make in a pinch. Use up any deli meat you have on hand and know that with a flakey, buttery crust, it will always be a hit.

9. Jalapeno Popper Rolls

If you love a mini kick of heat, these jalapeno popper rolls are for you! Only 6 ingredients and a cheesy filling these crescent roll poppers are a great way to save kitchen time. Skip the work required to make stuffed jalapenos and enjoy all the same flavors with these rolls.

10. Crescent Roll Veggie Pizza

Always a crowd-pleaser and easy to make this veggie pizza saves you time in the kitchen by using crescent rolls as the base. With a blend of ranch and sour cream flavors, you can then top this colorful pizza with any vegetables you have on hand. Bake it in the oven and slice it up for the perfect appetizer.

11. Crescent Roll Christmas Tree

A pull-apart bread made with just 5 ingredients. Keep things simple around the Holidays and make an appetizer that everyone loves. This Christmas tree is filled with herby cream cheese before being baked until golden. The result is a flavorful bread you can pull apart and dip into your favorite sauce.

12. Little Smokies Pigs In A Blanket

There is no appetizer as classic as Pigs in a Blanket. Only this version is even better. With it, you have mini cocktail weenies that are rolled into crescent rolls and sprinkled with sea salt before being baked. The salt helps balance the sweet taste from the rolls creating a delicious blend of sweet and savory flavors.

13. Pepperoni Cheesestick Roll-Ups

A huge hit with kids, these roll-ups have all the pizza flavor but come together much quicker. The garlic butter glaze adds a level of class to the roll-ups that are stuffed simply with cheesesticks and sliced pepperoni. The result is your favorite pizza flavor in mini form.

14. Bacon Jalapeno Crescent Roll-Ups

An easy, savory appetizer that makes any gathering better. Stuffed with bacon, cream cheese, garlic powder, and more these roll-ups are then baked until crispy on the outside. The rich blend of gooey cheese and fiery jalapeno makes for a tasty, simple, pop-in-your-mouth appetizer any day of the week.

15. Buffalo Chicken Crescent Ring

Everyone will be rushing to grab a bit of this crescent ring it’s that good! Make it as hot (or not) as you like, this buffalo chicken ring is filled with chicken, cream cheese, ranch dressing, and blue cheese before it’s baked. Season it to your liking and enjoy ripping bites off the ring to enjoy.

16. Parmesan Spinach Rolls

A bite-sized appetizer perfect for any game day! With two blends of cheese, these spinach rolls are a piece of comfort. Brushed with an egg mixture to make them perfectly golden, they’re stuffed with a seasoned spinach and cream cheese blend for flavor. A tasty, bite-sized treat that’s easy to make.

17. Bacon Pinwheels

Bacon and cheddar cheese go together perfectly and the crispy, buttery shell on these pinwheels transforms them into something even more delicious. With a sprinkle of ranch seasoning and garnished with green onions for a pop of color, these savory pinwheels are always the first appetizer eaten at a party!

18. Meatball Sub Cupcakes

All the flavors of a meatball sub but in bite-sized form. Using frozen meatballs mixed with cream cheese this appetizer is a time saver on busy game days. Stuff them with mozzarella and wrap them in a crescent roll before baking them in a muffin tray so that they’re individually portioned and ready to pop into your mouth.

19. Pesto Pinwheels

A tasty blend of pesto and cheese wrapped into a buttery crescent roll. It takes only minutes to whip up and everyone loves them. Made with two kinds of cheese so that you get both a comforting flavor with a gooey texture, these pinwheels can then be dipped into your favorite sauce when serving.

20. Sweet or Savory Stuffed Crescents

Stuffed crescent rolls that you can make into either a sweet or a savory taste. This recipe gives you the choice of a chocolate raspberry flavor or a broccoli and cheese filling. If you want to impress your guests, make a batch of both to serve and watch as they all get devoured.

21. Everything Bagel Bites

Your favorite bagel seasoning is now in mini form. These bagel bites are a 3 ingredient appetizer you won’t be able to put down. Made with smoked kielbasa and sprinkled with everything bagel seasoning, these bites are then rolled into crescent rolls for a flakey, golden crust. The perfect appetizer when you’re short on time but want maximum flavor.

22. Turkey and Cheese Sandwich Roll-Ups

It’s like lunch in two-bite form. Use up the leftover turkey from a Holiday meal or grab some deli turkey from the store. Pair it with any shredded cheese you have in the fridge and bake it in the oven until golden. The end result is an ultra-simple appetizer with flavors everyone loves.

23. Cheesy Crescent Rolls

Flakey layers of melted cheese that bring with it a classic savory flavor. If you’re a cheese lover, these rolls are for you. Made with extra sharp cheddar cheese and lightly seasoned with garlic salt these crescent rolls are comfort food any time of day. Add a spicy kick by using a habanero cheese or enjoy them dipped into sauce, either way, they’re the kind of comfort food you’ll look forward to.

24. Cranberry Brie Bites

Sweet and tart cranberry flavor with a subtle hint of orange, these bites are over the top in flavor. With a crunch in every mouthful, you’ll also experience the perfect blend of sweet and savory taste wrapped into a creamy cheese. Great around the Holidays but perfect any time of year.

25. Easy Taco Ring

Seasoned beef portioned into a crescent roll before being baked into a flakey crust. Once it’s done, serve the ring with all the taco toppings and have everyone pull off slices and top their own. Add a kickoff spice if you like to the beef but no matter how you season it, it’s the ultimate appetizer that no one can refuse.

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25 Crescent Roll Appetizers to Consider Today

By: Drizzle
Servings: 16
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 16 minutes
Total: 31 minutes
Try these delicious vegetarian spinach artichoke crescent cups to day!


  • 1 Reduced-fat Pillsbury crescent roll dough
  • 2 cups chopped spinach, fresh or frozen will work, just thaw if using frozen
  • 6 oz jar artichoke hearts, drained of all juices and chopped into small pieces
  • 2 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup fat free sour cream
  • 1 tsp mined garlic
  • Dash salt/pepper
  • 3 Tbsp finely grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup shredded mozzarella


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Spray a mini muffin tin with some nonstick cooking spray.
  • Roll out the crescent dough, making sure all seams are sealed. Cut the dough into 16 squares.
  • Place the dough pieces into the muffin cups and push down so they fit in nicely.
  • In a bowl, mix all of the ingredients together (only use 2 tablespoon of the parmesan cheese in mixture, the other 1 tablespoon will be used to sprinkle on top).
  • Spoon the mixture into the 16 crescent cups and then sprinkle the remaining 1Tbsp of parmesan cheese on the tops.
  • Bake them in the oven for approx 16 min or until the crescent dough is a golden brown.
  • Let them cool slightly before serving. Enjoy!


3 points per cup based on the WW app recipe creator.  
If you’re using an older version of WW, check out these points below. 
Personal Points- 2 using the WW recipe builder 
Smart Points, blue, green & purple- 2- using WW recipe builder
Points Plus- 2 using PP calculator


Serving: 1cupCalories: 74kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 3gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 0.67gSodium: 194mgFiber: 0.45gSugar: 1.97g

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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Course: Appetizer
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