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Crescent and Chicken Roll-ups

Childhood Nostalgia: Delicious and Updated Chicken Crescent Roll-Ups

Crescent and Chicken Roll-ups

Calling all comfort food lovers, and especially those with a fondness for childhood favorites! These Chicken Crescent Roll-Ups are about to take you on a trip down memory lane. They're bursting with flavor, easy to prepare, and perfect for a satisfying and nostalgic meal.

Why You'll Love This Recipe:

  • Taste of Nostalgia: These roll-ups deliver a delightful taste of childhood. The combination of creamy chicken filling and buttery crescent dough is sure to evoke happy memories.
  • Quick and Easy: With minimal ingredients and simple steps, this recipe is perfect for busy weeknights or when you're craving a quick and easy comfort food fix.
  • A Healthier Twist: This recipe offers a slightly lighter version of the classic by incorporating some healthier elements, making it a more guilt-free indulgence.


  • For the Savory Filling:
    • 2 cups cooked and shredded chicken (chicken breast, rotisserie chicken, or leftover chicken all work well)
    • 1 can (10.5 ounce) condensed cream of chicken soup
    • ½ cup chicken broth
    • 1 ½ cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • For the Buttery Base:
    • 1 roll of crescent rolls


  1. Preheat and Prep: Get your oven started by preheating it to 400 degrees Fahrenheit (175 degrees Celsius). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or aluminum foil for easy cleanup.
  2. Shredding the Chicken: In a large bowl, using two forks, shred the cooked chicken into bite-sized pieces.
  3. Creamy Filling Creation: In a separate bowl, whisk together the condensed cream of chicken soup and ½ cup of chicken broth until well combined. This creates a creamy and flavorful base for the filling.
  4. Flavorful Mix-In: Add the shredded chicken to the creamy soup mixture and stir to coat evenly. Fold in half of the shredded cheddar cheese, reserving the remaining cheese for later.
  5. Unveiling the Crescent Rolls: Open the can of crescent rolls and gently lay out the crescent dough on a flat surface, with the points facing you.
  6. Filling and Rolling: Take a spoonful of the chicken mixture and place it near the wide end of a crescent roll. Begin rolling up the dough towards the pointed end, enclosing the chicken filling. Gently pinch the point of the dough to seal the roll-up.
  7. Baking to Golden Perfection: Place the prepared chicken crescent roll-ups on your lined baking sheet, leaving a little space between each one for even baking.
  8. The Cheesy Finish: Bake the roll-ups for 25 minutes, or until the crescent dough is golden brown and cooked through.
  9. Melty Cheese Heaven: Remove the baking sheet from the oven and sprinkle the remaining shredded cheese over the tops of the roll-ups. Return the pan to the oven and bake for an additional 2-3 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  10. Serving and Enjoying: Let the Chicken Crescent Roll-Ups cool slightly before serving. These are best enjoyed warm and gooey! Savour the taste of nostalgia and enjoy this comforting and updated childhood classic.


  • For a richer flavor, use full-fat cream cheese instead of shredded cheddar cheese in the filling.
  • Feel free to add a teaspoon of dried herbs, such as thyme or oregano, to the chicken mixture for an extra flavor boost.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.