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Delight in Easy Cranberry Crescent Rolls

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Elevate your holiday dining experience with our Easy Cranberry Crescent Rolls! These delightful treats marry the warmth of freshly baked crescent rolls with the tartness of cranberries, creating a perfect balance of sweet and tangy flavors. Simple to make yet undeniably elegant, these rolls will not only impress your guests but also add a festive touch to your holiday gatherings.

Exciting Story: In our home, the Easy Cranberry Crescent Rolls have become a symbol of holiday anticipation. The first time I baked them, the sweet aroma filled the kitchen, creating an irresistible invitation. As my family gathered around the table, the combination of flaky crescent layers and bursts of cranberry sweetness became an instant favorite. Now, no holiday feast is complete without these rolls, and the joy they bring is as much a part of our traditions as the festive decorations.

Why These Cranberry Crescent Rolls Are a Holiday Must-Have

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  1. Effortless Elegance: Impress your guests with a visually stunning dish that requires minimal effort.
  2. Cranberry Bliss: Experience the perfect pairing of tart cranberries and buttery crescent rolls, a match made in holiday heaven.
  3. Versatile Sidekick: Serve these rolls alongside savory dishes or as a delightful addition to your holiday brunch.


  • Experiment with different dried fruits or nuts for added texture and flavor.
  • Serve these rolls warm for the best experience; they pair wonderfully with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
  • Make-ahead tip: Prepare the rolls up to the point of baking, cover, and refrigerate. Bake just before serving.


Q: Can I use fresh cranberries instead of dried? A: Absolutely! If using fresh cranberries, consider chopping them and adjusting the sugar quantity to taste.

Q: What can I serve these rolls with? A: These rolls complement both sweet and savory dishes. Serve them with holiday ham, turkey, or enjoy them on their own as a delightful brunch addition.

Delight in Easy Cranberry Crescent Rolls

Delight in Easy Cranberry Crescent Rolls

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  • can (8 oz / 227g) refrigerated crescent rolls

  • /2 cup (60g) dried cranberries

  • /4 cup (50g) granulated sugar

  • /2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • /4 teaspoon nutmeg (optional)

  • /4 cup (60g) unsalted butter, melted

  • Powdered sugar for dusting (optional)


  • Preheat your oven to the temperature indicated on the crescent roll package.
  • Unroll the crescent dough onto a clean surface, separating it into individual triangles.
  • In a small bowl, mix together dried cranberries, granulated sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  • Spoon a small amount of the cranberry mixture onto each crescent triangle.
  • Roll up the crescents, starting from the wide end. Place them on a baking sheet with the pointed end down.
  • Brush each roll with melted butter, ensuring a generous coating.
  • Bake according to the package instructions or until the rolls are golden brown.
  • Optional: Dust with powdered sugar before serving for a touch of elegance.

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