2 Apple Pie Filling Crescent Roll Recipes + 10 Flavor Ideas!

Last Updated on August 17, 2022

An apple pie filling crescent roll recipe is quick and easy and provides you with some awesomely yummy bite-sized snacks.

This is a great snack to make and bring to your next party or family gathering. This is also a great recipe to make with your kids, as they will enjoy making it too!

This apple pie filling crescent roll is easy to make, and is ready in less than 30 minutes. It is delicious and can be served warm or cold. You can use any apples that you have at hand with this simple recipe.

These easy and quick bites are some of the best go-to fall desserts that take only a few minutes to prepare. And guess what, they should come out perfect every single time!

You will love eating them straight out of the oven with a scoop of ice cream on top – they taste just heavenly! However, they are equally delicious any way you choose to have them.

The Apple Pie Filling Crescent Roll Recipe – 1

Ingredients 

  • 1 or 2 apples – peeled, cored, and cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 3 tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 can of refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon apple pie spice

How to make

Step 1: Preheat the oven

Preheat the oven to 375°F.

Step 2: Prepare your baking sheet

Line your baking sheet with parchment paper, or simply grease it lightly and set it aside.

Step 3: Start mixing

In a separate bowl, toss the apple slices in with a tablespoon of melted butter and set them aside.

Step 4: Cut your dough

Separate the crescent roll dough into 8 triangles.

Step 5: Mix

In another separate bowl, mix the brown sugar with the apple pie spice. Divide this mixture evenly among the crescent roll triangles.

Step 6: Wrap

Top each of the crescent roll triangles with an apple slice and wrap the dough around the apple starting at the short side of each triangle.

Step 7: Brush and bake

Place the wrapped crescent rolls on the baking sheet. Brush them with 2 tablespoons of melted butter to achieve a golden brown color.

Bake for at least 10 to 12 minutes, or until the apple filling is a deep golden brown and the apple is softened.

Step 8: Let them cool

Once ready, remove them from the oven and cool for 5 minutes before serving.

What is apple pie filling made of?

Apple Pie Filling Crescent Roll Recipe – 2

Ingredients 

  • 1 pack of refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1 or two apples – peeled, cored, and cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tbsp oats
  • 6 tbsp butter, divided

How to make 

Step 1: Start with your dough

Unroll the refrigerated crescent rolls and separate them.

Step 2: Fill and roll

Top each of the crescent rolls with apple pie filling (simply mix the apples along with the melted butter) and roll into a triangular crescent shape.

Step 3: Arrange

Place these rolled crescents on a greased baking sheet ready for baking.

Step 4: Mix

Prepare the streusel topping (mix the brown sugar, flour, and oats) and divide it evenly among the crescent rolls.

Step 5: Bake

Bake them at 350 degrees for at least 10-12 minutes.

Step 6: Enjoy!

Enjoy them warm or cold.

How To Prepare The Streusel Topping to Use On The Apple Pie Filling Crescent Rolls

  • Mix the 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, 3 tablespoons of oats, 1/2 cup brown sugar, and three tablespoons of melted butter in one big bowl.
  • Mix them thoroughly until the mixture forms large crumbs.
  • Use this as a topping for your crescent rolls, or any other of your favorite baked goods.

10 Crescent Roll Filling Ideas

For crescent roll fillings, there are many options you can use, not just apples. You can also use:

  1. Lemon curd
  2. Cream cheese
  3. Peanut butter
  4. Meats
  5. Cheeses
  6. Eggs
  7. Fresh fruit
  8. Chocolate chips
  9. Nuts
  10. Marshmallows

Or anything else you have in mind that – let your mind run wild!

Tips To Help You Make The Apple Pie Filling For Your Crescent Roll Recipe

  • If possible, choose to work with Granny smith apples as they help to give you that tart-sweet flavor.
  • For extra garnish for your crescent rolls, sprinkle apple pie sauce on top of the crescents after you bake them.
  • Serve the crescent rolls warm with a scoop of a dollop of whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

How To Store Your Apple Pie Filling Crescent Roll Recipe

Store your leftover crescent rolls with apple pie filling in an airtight container for 2 to 3 days at room temperature. You can also store them in the refrigerator for 4 to 5 days.

Take Home

This apple pie filling crescent roll recipe is one to try out, even if you are not a seasoned baker.  It is as simple as 123 – and voila, you have your apple pie rolls ready.  You won’t regret trying out this recipe!

You can also make the crescent dough from scratch and spice it in any way you like. There are so many ways you can make this recipe work just for you! What are you waiting for? Feel free to share your results with us. Happy cooking!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it Better to Cook Apple Pie Filling First?

You can choose to cook the apples first. It will help keep the filling from curdling and will make for a smoother filling. However, there are some who swear by a raw apple pie filling, and bake it together with the crescent rolls.

What is Apple Pie Filling Made of?

Apple pie filling is a mixture of apples, sugar, spices and butter.  You can keep your apple pie filling to freeze, or keep it for several days in the refrigerator. You can also add a small amount of cornstarch to the mixture, which will keep it from going lumpy.

Apple Pie Filling Crescent Roll Recipe 

Apple Pie Filling Crescent Roll - Recipe 1

Ingredients
  

  • 1-2 apples - peeled, cored, and cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 3 tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 can refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tsp apple pie spice

Instructions
 

  • Heat the oven to 375°F.
  • Line your baking sheet with parchment paper, or simply grease it lightly and set it aside.
  • In a separate bowl, toss the apple slices in with a tablespoon of melted butter and set them aside.
  • Separate the crescen roll dough into 8 triangles.
  • In another separate bowl, mix the brown sugar together with the apple pie spice. Divide this mixture evenly among the crescent roll triangles.
  • Top each of the crescent roll triangles with an apple slice and wrap the dough around the apple starting at the short side of each triangle.
  • Place the wrapped crescent rolls on the baking sheet. Brush them with 2 tablespoons of melted butter to achieve a golden brown color.
  • Bake for at least 10 to 12 minutes, or until the apple filling is a deep golden brown and the apple is softened.
  • Once ready, remove them from the oven and allwo to cool for 5 minutes before serving.

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