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Cranberry Crescent Rolls Recipe

Servings: 8 crescent rolls


  • 8 ct package of store bought crescent rolls in the package

Homemade Cranberry Sauce Ingredients:

  • 12 oz bag of fresh cranberries rinsed
  • 1/2 orange
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 3/4 C. maple syrup
  • 1/2 water


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Homemade Cranberry Sauce Instructions:

  • Place the fresh cranberries in the bottom of a large saucepan.
  • Add in the cinnamon stick, maple syrup and water.
  • Peel the orange with vegetable peeler and add the orange zest to the pan.
  • Peel the rest of the orange and add to the pan with the other ingredients and discard the peel.
  • Heat the cranberry mixture on low/medium heat stirring occasionally for 45-60 minutes.
  • Once the mixture begins to soften and melt together remove the cinnamon stick.
  • Use a hand held mixer to puree the cranberry sauce.

Cranberry Crescent Roll Instructions:

  • Open the crescent roll container and discard the packaging.
  • Unroll each crescent roll and place about 2 tablespoons of the homemade cranberry sauce on each crescent pastry.
  • Gently roll each crescent and place about 2" a part on the baking sheet.
  • Bake 12-14 minutes or until golden and the crescents are cooked through.


This recipe can also be made using a slow cooker. Simply add the ingredients to the slow cooker and heat on low for 3-4 hours.