I don't know if it's just me, but every time I'm surfing the Internet for quick and cheap recipes, I come across a bunch involving crescent roll dough. This is actually great news for me because for some reason, I always seem to have crescent roll dough tucked away in my fridge somewhere. I'm here to help compile 10 easy crescent roll recipes so you too can make amazing meals while saving money, time, and using ingredients you most likely already have in your kitchen!
1. Crab-Filled Crescent Wontons
Have you ever ordered crab rangoons at a Chinese restaurant? If you haven't, make sure that next time you do! You have been missing out because they are amazing. Then you will find comfort in knowing that you can make them at home too! It's as simple as combining all of the filling ingredients and then wrapping them up in a crescent to bake! Not to mention it may cut some calories by not having to deep fry them!
1 tube crescent roll dough
3 oz. cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup mayonnaise
3/4 cup crab meat (imitation or real), chopped
2 green onions, chopped
1/8-1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
salt and pepper, to taste
Heat oven to 375 degrees.
Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray and unroll dough on work surface. Pinch seams to seal and roll with a rolling pin to create an even rectangle. Cut into 6 rows by 4 rows to make 24 squares.
In a small bowl, mix the cream cheese, mayo, crab meat, onion, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Divide crab mixture evenly among the squares, dropping it by spoonfuls that are 1/2 inch from 1 corner of each square.
Starting with the same corner, fold dough over filling, and tuck end tightly underneath filling; continue rolling to within 1/2 inch of opposite corner. Roll opposite corner of dough over roll; press to seal. Place on cookie sheet. Brush with egg white, if desired.
Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.