Cream Cheese and Apple Butter Crescents

Cream Cheese Crescents

Apple butter and sweetened cream cheese give these filled crescents decadent fall flavor.


  • 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 2 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (8 ounce) can Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
  • 4 teaspoons apple butter
  • 1/4 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly spray cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  2. In small bowl, mix 2 tablespoons of the powdered sugar and the cream cheese; blend well.
  3. Separate dough into 8 triangles.
  4. Spoon 1 teaspoon cream cheese mixture and 1/2 teaspoon apple butter onto shortest side of each triangle. Loosely roll up, starting at shortest side, rolling to opposite point. Place point side down on cookie sheet; curve into crescent shape.
  5. Bake for 13 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 5 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, in small microwavable bowl, microwave butterscotch chips uncovered for 45 seconds to 1 minute or until soft.
  7. Add oil; stir until smooth.
  8. Sprinkle crescents with remaining 1 tablespoon powdered sugar.
  9. Drizzle with butterscotch mixture.

prep time 15 min | total time 30 min | servings 8

To quickly soften cream cheese, in small microwavable bowl, microwave cream cheese uncovered on HIGH for 15 to 20 seconds. Stir until smooth.

These crescents are best served warm. Store leftover crescents in single layer tightlycovered up to 1 day.

Nutrition Facts: Serving Size: 1 Crescent Calories 180 Calories from Fat 90 Total Fat 10g Saturated Fat 5g Trans Fat 0g Cholesterol 5mg Sodium 260mg Total Carbohydrate 19g Dietary Fiber 0g Sugars 8g Protein 1g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0% Calcium 0% Iron 2%

Exchanges:1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Pillsbury