People love crescent rings. The taco crescent ring is one of the most popular recipes of all time on Pillsbury.com.
Crescent rings, stuffed crescent dough arranged in a circle, can be served:
Stuffed with eggs and sausage for breakfast.
As a “danish” ring for breakfast and coffee breaks.
Instead of sandwiches at lunch.
With beer, cocktails and wine.
As a general snack.
As dinner with a salad.
Whatever flavor you seek—from beef to chicken to Tex-Mex to cheesecake—you can find a recipe for a crescent ring.
Crescent rolls—pre-sliced puff pastry dough in a tube—were introduced by The Pillsbury Company in the 1960s.
Pillsbury Crescents became an instant hit for dinner rolls, and introduced America to Poppin’ Fresh, the Pillsbury Doughboy.
In the years that followed, Pillsbury recipe developers and home cooks turned the dough into much more than rolls, including—but hardly limited to:
Check out these creative recipes from Taste Of Home.
They created shapes galore, such as bunnies, Christmas trees and turkeys to pinwheels, roses, swirls and wheat stalks.
Now, it’s your turn.
If you’re new to crescent rings, start with one of the recipes below.
Then, you can create your own recipes. We even came across a carb-lover’s delight: a macaroni and cheese crescent ring.
BREAKFAST, LUNCH & DINNER RING RECIPES
Crescent rings can be fun for upcoming Mother’s Day and Father’s Day festivities, general entertaining, or when you’re feeling crafty*.
Bacon Cheeseburger Crescent Ring
Bacon, Eggs & Cheese Breakfast Ring
Buffalo Chicken Crescent Ring
California Chicken Club Ring
Chicken Broccoli Ring
Chicken Enchilada Ring
Chicken Pot Pie Crescent Ring
Chicken Salad Crescent Ring
Florentine Chicken Ring
Philly Cheesesteak Ring
Spicy Italian Hero Crescent Ring
Turkey Taco Ring
Sausage & Egg Breakfast Ring
Vegetarian Crescent Roll
Ready for dessert?
SWEET BREAKFAST & DESSERT CRESCENT RINGS
Although the pastry type is different, sweet rings are similar to danish rings. You can serve them at breakfast, with a cup of coffee, or for dessert.
Cream cheese is the unifying ingredient for filling, so if you like cheesecake (or a big schmear), you’ll be happy with these:
Caramel Apple Cream Cheese Crescent Ring
Cherry Cream Cheese Crescent Ring
Lemon Cream Cheese Crescent Ring
Nutella Crescent Ring
Strawberry Cheesecake Crescent Ring
Raspberry Cream Cheese Crescent Ring
Rocky Road Crescent Ring
*By which we mean, a food-craft project.
 Buffalo Chicken Crescent Ring (photo courtesy Pillsbury).
 Sausage & Egg Breakfast Ring (photo courtesy Pillsbury).
 Nutella Crescent Ring (photo courtesy Pillsbury).
 Raspberry Cream Cheese Crescent Ring (photo courtesy Like Mother Like Daughter).