State Fair Recipes

Fried Peanut Butter Crescent Bombs

Best snack ever? These peanut butter bombs might make you the most popular treat-maker on the block.

Fried Peanut Butter Crescent Bombs

Prep: 15 min | Yield: 16 servings


  • 2 cups peanut butter
  • 1 can Pillsbury™ Place 'n Bake™ refrigerated crescent rounds
  • Canola oil for frying
  • Powdered sugar for dusting


  1. A day ahead of serving, line sheet pan with cooking parchment paper. Place 32 individual tablespoons of peanut butter in pan. Freeze overnight.
  2. On serving day, heat oil in heavy saucepan to 350 degrees F.
  3. Separate dough into rounds. Cut each into 4 equal pieces. Wrap each piece of dough tightly around 1 frozen spoon of peanut butter.
  4. Fry each filled dough ball in hot oil until evenly browned on all sides.
  5. Cool for about 5 minutes.
  6. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.
  7. Serve warm.


For added flavor, stuff them with some chocolate chips as well!

Add some flavor variety with a dusting of cinnamon!

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Pillsbury
Recipe by Amy Erickson