Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Easy Parmesan Rosemary Crescent Rolls (+ Thoughts On Holiday Baking)

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Ever since I was a little kid, I've adored the holiday season. Even though it's a hectic time, there are blissful moments of comfort and relaxation that just don't exist any other time of year. And included in these moments is an activity that has been a long time tradition in my family - holiday baking. Like most of us, baked cookies and treats are staples during November and December. But we also bake our fair share of side dishes to be served with meals. And one of our absolute favorite baked side dishes is crescent rolls that we serve as side bread, warm and fresh out of the oven. Now that Essley is almost four, she is big into helping bake these, and it's become a special tradition of our own. We light spiced candles, drink hot apple cider, turn on holiday music, and bake crescent rolls together. It's pretty fantastic. The process of making them, watching them rise and turn golden in the oven, smelling the delicious scent of them baking, and then getting to enjoy them as a family has become synonymous with the holidays for us. We've also had fun playing around with different ways to add flair to them to create unique varieties. One that turned out especially well that we've been serving quite a bit this season, and that will be a part of our Friendsgiving and Thanksgiving dinners this year, is for truly mouthwatering (and ridiculously easy) parmesan rosemary crescent rolls. And today we're sharing the recipe with you, so you can enjoy it with your family this holiday season!

1 can PillsburyOriginal Crescent Rolls (8 ct)
1/8 cup butter
3 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
2 teaspoons dried rosemary
1 teaspoon garlic powder

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Melt butter either in a small saucepan or the microwave. Stir in garlic powder. Open the can of  PillsburyOriginal Crescent Rolls and unroll dough. Separate dough into 8 triangles. Brush the melted butter and garlic powder mixture onto the top of each triangle, then sprinkle with parmesan cheese. Flip each triangle so the buttered side is down, and roll into crescent shape (so that buttered side is on the outside). Place each crescent onto a baking sheet, and top with another sprinkling of parmesan and a few pieces of rosemary. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve.

Aside from the experience itself, and being able to bake these together as a special part of the holidays, the best part of these delicious crescent rolls is how easy and quick it is to make them. We just grab a can of PillsburyOriginal Crescent Rolls when we're grocery shopping at Walmart, pop it in the fridge, and when we're ready to make them, take them out, unroll and separate, add the butter mixture, roll them up, throw them in the over, and we're good to go. (I mean, let's face it - even when we're savoring those special baking moments with our families, we don't have a lot of extra time during the holiday season.)

We always choose PillsburyOriginal Crescent Rolls for our holiday side bread recipes, because the quality can't be beat, and because it's the same brand that our families have trusted since we were kids. Pillsbury has been part of our family holiday traditions for as long as baking itself, and it's a brand we're passing on to our kids as well for this reason. When it's time to make crescent rolls, Essley always says, "Now I'm going to get the Pillsbury from the fridge mama, all by myself!" It's the cutest thing ever, for real.

Who else considers baking to be one of their favorite family holiday traditions? Do you have any extras you add to you crescent rolls that I should try?



  1. I'm all for easy baking solutions and this sounds like such a great tradition!! This year, I'm planning on making a few of my fave Xmas cookies and I wonder if I could shorten the process by using something like Pillsbury. Hmmm, will have to investigate! And love that pic of Essley!!


  2. I love crescent rolls since it's quick and easy to bake! This looks delicious with adding some spice to it! I will have to try that next time:)

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  4. OMMGGG! Girl I need to try these- it looks so yummy and easy to manage! Totally perfect for Thanksgiving

  5. These rolls look so delicious and easy to make! Yum!

    xo, Patty

  6. These crescent rolls sounds and looks amazingly delicious! I should try this with my little one.


  7. My kids love crescent rolls. I was happy to read that I can use Pillsbury because me and flour don't do well together! IT looks so yummy and I want to try this with my kids!

  8. I have not had a Pillsbury Crescent Roll in I can't even think how long, but when I did, it was definitely just a Crescent Roll with nothing added to it - and I have to say, now that I've read this super simple recipe, I feel like I was missing out!

  9. I've never thought about adding anything to present rolls! This is a great idea and those flavors go heavenly together I bet! They are going in my recipe book right now!! I can't wait to surprise everybody with these, they won't know what hit them!!

  10. Oh my gosh those look amazing!! I definitely need to try this out. Crescent Rolls have been my favorite for years and years!

  11. These look absolutely perfect and so yummy!!!

    Deepti xx| www.mademoisellemeetsmaquillageandmacaroons.com

  12. I seriously can't wait for some fall time baking!!


  13. My family would absolutely love these! They sound so tasty! Thanks for sharing!

  14. These sound so good! I love a classic crescent roll and never thought to add rosemary. Yum!!


  15. yummy these look so good and easy, I want to try

  16. These look soooo good! Love these crescent rolls, make them all the time. Can’t wait to try your recipe!



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