With a flakey, melt-in-your-mouth flavor, these crescent roll desserts are a surefire way to win over a crowd! Though often used as a side dish, crescent rolls can give a unique richness to the dessert table too. Simple to make and with a multitude of flavors, the desserts below will be the best part of the meal!

After you read through these desserts, crescent rolls will become a staple on your grocery list. Given the fact that crescent rolls do most of the work for you, you’ll be saving time in the kitchen and effort over complex recipes.

Crescent rolls already have a delicious, comforting texture, which makes them easy to pair with any flavor. Couple that with the fact that they whip up quickly and many of these scrumptious desserts can be made in a pinch when you’re short on time.

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1. Almond Crescent Cookies

A lightened-up version of a classic cookie. These almond cookies have a sweet but nutty flavor with a delicious, flakey texture. With only 2 Weight Watchers points they’re the perfect dessert to pair with a cup of coffee at any gathering. Indulge in the sweet, butter flavor of your favorite cookie but without the guilt.

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2. Peanut Butter Crescent Bites

Skip the hassle and effort with this crescent roll dessert! These peanut butter bites take your favorite flavor combination and pair them with a creamy, sweet treat. With only 3 ingredients these crescent bites are a great way to skip the grocery store and still whip up a crowd-pleasing dessert!

3. Strawberry Cream Cheese Crescent Bites

Refreshing and comforting and made with only a handful of ingredients, it doesn’t get much better than that! These bites swirl in strawberry jam and cream cheese for a rich filling before spreading it on top of the crescent roll dough and rolling it up. A mouthwatering flavor in every bite.

4. Sopapilla Cheesecake Bars

Cream cheese, vanilla, and cinnamon sugar rolled into a decadent, delicious dessert. These cheesecake bars are easy to make and can be drizzled with honey for an extra burst of sweet flavor. They’re rich, flakey, and always a hit at a party.

5. Crescent Roll Cinnamon Rolls

Your favorite indulgence… made better! With an ooey-gooey cinnamon sugar filling and a cream cheese glaze, these cinnamon rolls are ones you’ll make again and again. With simple ingredients, the result is a fluffy interior and a golden brown color on top.

6. Crescent Cheesecake Bars

Topped with a buttery cinnamon glaze you won’t be able to say no to second helpings of these cheesecake bars! In them, you have your classic cream cheese filling but in place of a crust, you’ll be biting into a light, flakey crescent roll crust to pull it all together.

7. Crescent Roll Casserole

Made with flakey, buttery crescent rolls, this dish takes the word casserole to a whole new level! This cheesecake casserole is actually double layered with crescent rolls to give maximum indulgence in every bite. A flavor explosion of sweet vanilla filling and topped with cinnamon sugar for the ultimate comfort.

8. Chocolate Crescents

Is it breakfast? Dessert? Does it matter? With just four ingredients you’ll find these crescents hard to resist. A layer of dough is s[prinkled with cinnamon sugar before being topped with chocolate chips making them a sweet and simple treat to whip up anytime.

9. Lemon Cheesecake Crescent Rolls

Skip the classic vanilla flavor and go for a burst of sunshine in these lemon crescent rolls instead! Great for dessert or a super indulgent brunch these rolls are made with a sugary, creamy, lemon filling and topped with a lemon glaze, Meaning, each bite is a bright, buttery burst of flavor.

10. Nutella Crescent Rolls

Served warm so that the inside becomes a gooey perfection these nutella-flavored rolls are pure indulgence. Made with only 3 ingredients they come together quickly and are great for days when you’re short on time. Sprinkle them with powdered sugar or a chocolate glaze and they take on a taste level of their own.

11. Easy Cruffins

The best blend of a muffin and a croissant, these cruffins bring with them the best parts of both snacks to make a delicious dessert! Flakey crust sprinkled with cinnamon sugar and rolled into a muffin tin these cruffins taste like a cinnamon roll but are lighter in calories than the traditional ones.

12. Crescent Danish

A cream cheese Danish that you can’t put down. These danishes are made in small batches so that you can easily enjoy them while they’re fresh. They’re fast to make and with a slightly lemon flavor, they’re a delicious burst of bright, fresh, flavor.

13. Crescent Roll Monkey Bread

A cinnamon sugar taste smothered in a caramel-like glaze, it doesn’t get much tastier than this. This monkey bread requires only 5 ingredients and ends up as a sticky, gooey, delicious treat that everyone loves. With a pull-apart bread like this, you’ll have trouble sharing with others.


14. Raspberry Cream Cheese Bites

Fresh flavor with an ultra-rich twist. These cream cheese bites have a classic cream cheese filling but are swirled with a homemade raspberry sauce before being baked to golden perfection. The result is a creamy, flakey, buttery treat with a berry-based twist. A great way to use up extra raspberries when they’re in season!

15. Peach Cobbler Dumplings

Perfectly sweet and deliciously peachy! With a crusty golden top and warm peach flavor on the inside, these dumplings are the epitome of summer. You only need a handful of ingredients for these dumplings to come to life and you can make them unique by topping them with whipped cream, fresh fruit, or even ice cream.

16. Crescent Roll Apple Dumplings

Delicious fall flavor wrapped into the perfect dessert. Use up the fresh apples on your counter from picking and only five other ingredients and make these dumplings for your next get-together. They’re the best blend of cinnamon apple flavor and a hint of sweetness in a rich, comforting fall dessert.

17. Churro Cream Cheese Bars

If you loved elephant ears as a kid, this crescent roll dessert is for you! Topped with cinnamon sugar you’ll bite into a cinnamon cream cheese on top of a flakey crescent roll crust. In just one bite, you’ll know that this recipe will become a staple in your repertoire. They’re easy to make and so indulgent you can’t live without them.

18. Peach Pie Crescent Rolls

Comforting peach pie flavor, buttery crust and all meshed with a delicious caramel sauce. With only 3 ingredients and in just 15 minutes you’ll be biting into your new favorite dessert. Whip these up for Sunday night dessert or bring them to a party, they’re delicious on every occasion.

19. Blueberry Cheesecake Crescent Rolls

The perfect recipe for blueberry season, these cheesecake rolls use up the fresh blueberries from picking and morph them into a delicious dessert. Enjoy them as-is at any time or top them with a dollop of whipped cream or vanilla ice cream for a true indulgence. They’re the easy-to-make dessert you didn’t know you needed.

20. Snickerdoodle Crescent Rolls

Your favorite Holiday flavor just got better. Stuffed with peanut butter and dusted with cinnamon sugar these crescent rolls are delicious paired with coffee or as part of a dessert table. More indulgent than the classic cookie these rolls come together with only 4 ingredients but you wouldn’t know it from their ultra-rich flavor.

21. S’mores Crescent Rolls

Gooey marshmallow, melted chocolate, and wrapped into a buttery crust. It’s a low-effort dessert that everyone loves. With classic summertime flavor, these crescent rolls are filled with chocolate chips and marshmallows to create a gooey center before being drizzled with more chocolate on top. The result is a dessert that kids and adults alike fall in love with.

22. Raspberry Crescent Ring

Full of sweet raspberry flavor in a creamy filling this crescent roll dessert comes out as delicious as it is beautiful! Made into a ring that can be sliced or pulled apart, it’s drizzled with a sugar glaze to give it all the flavor of a Danish in a unique form.

23. Almond Joy Crescent Rolls

Almonds, coconut, and chocolate all meshed together in a flakey crust. This recipe uses almond joy candy bars to get the classic flavor and pairs it with freshly toasted coconut to maximize indulgence. Bake it all together and drizzle it with more chocolate before serving and you have a dessert that everyone will enjoy.

24. Strawberry Dumplings

Baked in a butter, brown sugar sauce these dumplings come out both soft and crispy. They’re filled with fresh strawberries for an uplifting burst and covered in sweetness for a comforting feel. Serve them warmed with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a complete dessert.


25. Maple Pecan Twists

In just 20 minutes you’ll be biting into a soft, buttery treat. Filled with a cinnamon pecan mix and then baked until golden brown, these twists are then topped with maple syrup and sugar glaze. Enjoy all the flavor and comfort of cinnamon rolls with half of the effort.

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25 Delicious Crescent Roll Dessert Recipes to Try Today

By: Drizzle
Servings: 36
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes
Lightened up almond crescent cookies
These light almond crescent rolls are the perfect crescent roll desserts to try today.


  • 1/3 cup light butter, room temperature I used Gay Lea light (pictured below and I showed you the nutritional info so you can compare with maybe a different brand)
  • 1/3 cup 0% plain yogurt, greek or reg (I used Skyr by PC available in Canada)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup almond flour, meal
  • 3-4 Tbsp icing sugar, confectionery sugar


  • Preheat oven to 350F, line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a bowl cream together your butter, sugar and yogurt. Add in your extracts.
  • Slowly sift in your flour and then your almond flour. Dough will be crumbly.
  • Using your hands form into a few small dough balls.
  • Take about 1 Tbsp of dough at a time and shape into your cookies, place on baking sheet.
  • Bake in oven for 18-20 minutes cookies should be a golden brown on the bottom.
  • Let cool 10 minutes then dust with your icing sugar.


Makes 36 cookies, 2 smart points each on all 3 MyWW programs or 1 point plus. Cookies best stored in fridge after first day.


Calories: 55kcalCarbohydrates: 5.8gProtein: 1.2gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 0.7gFiber: 0.5gSugar: 2.1g

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

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Course: Baking
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