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Cherry Cream Crescents

I made these for a bake sale for the Marines last year in Belgium. Sold very quickly and so easy to make.

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  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 egg, separated
  • 2 tubes refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1 (21 ounce) can cherry pie filling


  1. In mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar and egg yolk.
  2. Separate dough into 16 triangles; place on lightly greased baking sheets. Spread 1 tablespoon of cream cheese mixture near the edge of the short side of each triangle. Top with 1 tablespoon pie filling. Fold long point of triangle over filling and tuck under dough.
  3. Lightly beat egg white; brush over rolls.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Yield: 16 rolls

Posted by luvtocook at Recipe Goldmine May 7, 2001.