Carrot Crescent Appetizers Recipe: Fun Twist on Crescent Rolls!

Spring is coming.  Sooner or later, right?  Time for plants and trees to come alive, spring celebrations, Easter…. and it’s time for some fun SPRING recipe ideas!! Here’s a  carrot crescent appetizer recipe that’s pretty easy and would be great for an Easter appetizer, Peter Rabbit baby shower, or any spring or garden party. Fill them with something sweet for a treat or a bit more savory for a more substantial food offering.  You’ll be hard pressed to find someone who doesn’t crack a smile at these delightfully adorable carrots!!  The hardest part is deciding what to fill them with!

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Carrot Crescent Appetizers

Items Needed:

1 Package Pillsbury Crescent Rolls

¼ Water

Orange Food coloring

Cream Horn Molds

 

Directions:

Preheat oven according to package directions.

carrot crescents slicing

On a lightly floured surface roll out crescent rolls and pinch seams together.

 

Using a knife or pizza cutter slice dough long ways into ½ inch strips.

 

Roll each strip into a rope about 7-8 inches long.

carrot crescents shaping

Starting at the bottom of the mold, wrap crescent dough around the mold.

carrot crescents painting

Combine water and a few drops of orange water together and using a new, clean paintbrush, paint each crescent roll orange.

 

Bake according to package directions.

carrot crescents finished

Allow to cool before removing molds and filling.

* Great filling ideas: No bake cheesecake colored orange, potato or egg salad.

Serves 1

Carrot Crescent Appetizers Recipe

Crescent rolls take on a whole new level of fun for spring and Easter when baked around a cream horn and stuffed with filling!

7 minPrep Time

12 minCook Time

19 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 1 Package Pillsbury Crescent Rolls
  • ¼ Water
  • Orange Food coloring
  • Cream Horn Molds

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven according to package directions.
  2. On a lightly floured surface roll out crescent rolls and pinch seams together.
  3. Using a knife or pizza cutter slice dough long ways into ½ inch strips.
  4. Roll each strip into a rope about 7-8 inches long.
  5. Starting at the bottom of the mold, wrap crescent dough around the mold.
  6. Combine water and a few drops of orange water together and using a new, clean paintbrush, paint each crescent roll orange.
  7. Bake according to package directions.
  8. Allow to cool before removing molds and filling.
  9. * Great filling ideas: No bake cheesecake colored orange, potato or egg salad.
Cuisine: American | Recipe Type: Appetizer
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33 comments… add one
  • If you do not have the mold, a closepin (old one without spring) works. That is how we did it years ago.
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  • Absolutely adorable! I love these!!
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  • What an awesome Easter appetizer! I love cute, themed food. It just makes the day even more festive. Thanks for sharing your recipe with us at Merry Monday this week!
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  • Oh my goodness, these are adorable! My kids would love them- I will definitely have to try them. Pinned!
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  • So cute!
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  • Oh my goodness are these not the cutest ever!! What a great idea!
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  • Adorable! Another way to use my cream horn molds! Thanks for the idea!
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  • It looks good it be fun to do with kids thanks.
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  • What a clever idea. Pinned to my Crescent Roll board. Stopping by from DIY Sunday Showcase.
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  • These are amazing! They are so, so cute! Thank you for sharing on Show Me Saturday!
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  • Love that these could be filled with something sweet or savory. And so simple!
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  • OK, These are just too adorable! I love this idea! I'm sharing! :)
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  • What a cute idea! Thanks for linking up to Wonderful Wed. Blog Hop. Pinned. Blessings, Diane Roark
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  • Those are really cute! I will definitely have to make a batch for Easter!
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  • Super DUPER cute Brett!!!
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    • Thanks Jen!! I have to agree ;)
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