Fun & Easy Things to make with Refrigerated Dough! Everything from simple meals and snacks to delicious sweet treats and appetizers. 

There are so many Crescent Roll and Biscuit recipes that make cooking and baking so much more fun. You can stuff them with just about anything to make yummy desserts, dinners, breakfasts rolls, or appetizers. They really make the life of a mom with picky kids to feed so much easier! 

That cute little Pillsbury Doughboy has got it made! Crescent rolls are one of the easiest and yummiest comfort foods on the planet, and there are so many creative ways to prepare them. Here is a list of some of my favorite go-to Pillsbury dough recipes to make. 

Fun and easy Pillsbury crescent roll recipes and ideas. Lots of creative ways to use refrigerated dough-- everything from dinner and party snacks to breakfast and sweet treats.

1. Mini Chicken Pot Pies

These mini chicken pot pies are a wonderful handheld dinner idea for a family with picky kids! With just a few simple ingredients and a muffin pan you’ll have this recipe together in no time.

Mini chicken pot pies made in a muffin pan with Pillsbury biscuit dough.
Recipe: Mini Chicken Pot Pies

2. Cheeseburger Biscuit Bombs

This easy meal features refrigerated biscuits stuffed full of seasoned ground beef and your favorite burger toppings! Your kids are sure to get a belly full with these easy cheeseburger biscuit bombs

Pillsbury biscuits stuffed full of a yummy cheeseburger mixture.
Recipe: Cheeseburger Biscuit Bombs

3. Happy Bread

Douse them with butter and then roll and squish them together to create this yummy happy bread! It’s perfect for a large family dinner; perhaps even in place of rolls at your annual Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner.

easy crescent roll ideas
Recipe: Happy Bread

4. Frito Taco Pie

Tacos in the form of pie? Yes, please! This taco pie recipe has a crescent dough crust stuffed full of taco seasoned ground beef, shredded cheese, and your favorite taco ingredients. 

A ground beef taco pie dinner made with a crescent dough crust and topped with fresh lettuce and tomato.
Recipe: Frito Taco Pie

5. Pizza Crescent Rolls

Crescent Roll Pizza! The kid’s will love this yummy treat. You could also add some veggies, olives, or a dab of Marinara for a more authentic pizza taste. Maybe even sprinkle the tops before baking with a little garlic salt. Go check out the instructions here.

Pillsbury crescent dough pizza rolls stuffed full of cheese and pepperoni. An easy crescent roll recipe for lunch or dinner!
Recipe: Pizza Roll-Ups

6. Mini Meatball Cupcakes

Refrigerated dough stuffed with frozen meatballs, pizza sauce, and cheese, baked until warm and gooey to create whimsical shaped savory cupcakes. Awesome!

Crescent dough stuffed full of meatballs, cheese, and sauce to make mini meatball cupcakes, a savory dinner or finger food for any occasion.
Recipe: Meatball Cupcakes

7. Warm Sandwich Roll-Ups

Another fun and easy idea is to make little sandwich roll-ups with deli meat and cheese! Douse them with a little garlic butter and bake until golden brown. 

Warm crescent dough sandwiches rolled up with sliced cheese and deli meat, brushed with seasoned butter, and baked until golden brown.
Recipe: Sandwich Roll-Ups

8. Crescent Dough Breakfast Casserole

This yummy breakfast is made with just 4 simple ingredients! Simply layer the crescent dough onto the bottom of a baking dish, top with ground sausage, scrambled eggs, and shredded cheese to make this quick and easy breakfast casserole

Easy breakfast casserole made with Pillsbury crescent dough, sausage, eggs, and cheese, all layered in a 9x13 baking dish.
Recipe: Crescent Dough Breakfast Casserole

9. Cinnamon Donut Holes

The world’s easiest homemade donut holes! Simply cut Pillsbury biscuits into quarters, roll the dough into bite-size balls, and then dip in melted butter and a delicious mixture of cinnamon and sugar. 

Donut holes made with refrigerated biscuit dough.
Recipe: Baked Donut Holes

10. Crescent Dogs

These cheesy crescent dogs are stuffed full of cheese and then wrapped in crescent dough. Sounds fun, right?! The ultimate comfort food for busy weeknight meals.

Hot dogs stuffed with cheese and wrapped with refrigerated crescent dough!
Recipe: Crescent Dogs

11. Garlic Butter Cheese Bombs

If you’re looking for quick and easy comfort food recipes, these cheese stuffed biscuits are filled with gooey mozzarella and coated with a garlic butter mixture that is absolutely amazing. Serve with warm marinara for dipping!

Pillsbury refrigerated biscuits stuffed with mozzarella cheese, baked, and then brushed with garlic butter, ready for dipping in warm marinara.
Recipe: Garlic Butter Cheese Bombs

12. Spinach Artichoke Bites

Everyone’s favorite dip wrapped in buttery dough to make handheld little party bites, making this recipe easy to serve for family gatherings and parties. 

Mini handheld muffin tin biscuits stuffed with creamy artichoke spinach dip.
Recipe: Spinach Artichoke Bites

13. Baked Brie

This awesome Crescent Roll appetizer calls for simply wrapping a block of brie in an apricot jam covered crescent roll. Baked Brie is an impressive appetizer that’s secretly really easy to make thanks to a tube of crescent dough!

Pillsbury Crescent Dough Recipe -- Bake Brie with jam wrapped in dough. Easy appetizer idea!
Recipe: Baked Brie

14. Crescent Roll S’mores

S’mores bring back so many childhood memories. These Crescent Roll S’mores are just too easy to pass up! Wrap marshmallows and chocolate chips in Crescent Rolls, then bake! You could even add pieces of graham crackers for a little crunch.

Crescent rolls stuffed with marshmallows and chocolate chips, baked until warm and golden brown to make fluffy S'mores.
Recipe: Crescent Roll S’mores

15. Cinnamon Roll Apple Cobbler

Cinnamon rolls are an indulgent treat that I rarely get to partake in. But, with this easy 2 Ingredient Cinnamon Roll Apple Cobbler, I think I might just have to consider them for breakfast a little more often. You could also serve with ice cream for an indulgent dessert!

Easy 2 ingredient cinnamon roll apple cobbler made with a tube of Pillsbury cinnamon rolls and a can of apple pie filling.
Recipe: Cinnamon Roll Apple Cobbler

16. Sloppy Joe Cups

A fun twist on Sloppy Joes! Stuff that delicious beef mixture into biscuit cups and top with cheese. Your family is going to love these fun and easy dinner idea!

Sloppy Joe mixture stuffed into Pillsbury dough and topped with cheese to make handheld mini Sloppy Joe Cups.
Recipe: Sloppy Joe Cups

17. Sheet Pan Grilled Cheese

This is how you make grilled cheese for a crowd! Stuff sheet dough with cheese and brush with melted butter for the best gooey oven baked sandwiches. 

A sheet pan with crescent pizza dough spread out to make grilled cheese sandwiches for a crowd.
Recipe: Sheet Pan Grilled Cheese

18. Pizza Biscuits

The easiest pizza crust you’ll ever make! Simply separate the layers of flaky biscuit dough and top with pizza sauce, cheese, and pepperoni to make these easy mini pizzas

Biscuits topped with marinara, cheese, and pepperoni, baked to make easy mini pizzas.
Recipe: Pizza Biscuits

19. Cream Cheese Jalapeño Pinwheels

Pillsbury Crescent Rolls stuffed with a sweet jalapeño cream cheese mixture! Serve them for snacking on a lazy Sunday at home, or even as a fun party appetizer.

Crescent dough filled with cream cheese and jalapenos, rolled up for baking to make pinwheels.
Recipe: Jalapeño Cream Cheese Pinwheels

20. Sausage Crescent Balls

Sausage, crescent dough and cheddar cheese come together to create warm, cheesy sausage balls that are perfect for snacking and party finger food.

A fun twist on sausage balls with added pieces of crescent dough.
Recipe: Sausage Crescent Balls


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