Cream Cheese Crescents (Oven & Air Fryer)

Fresh lightly toasted warm crescents full of melted mozzarella and cream cheese will send electrical impulses of comfort to the heart of your appetite. This recipe provides the perfect snack or dinner compliment for any occasion that calls for cheese or garlic bread. The first bite is savory and delicious but as the cheese starts to work its way into the flavor profile you will start floating on a cloud of heavenly flavors of goodness. The melted garlic butter and cheese meet with a light flaky crunch of crescents to create a simple to make bread that is a wonderful way to fill the hunger within. My family always eats every last one of these and I am sure this recipe will be a hit at your table too.

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In a medium size bowl: combine cream cheese, mozzarella cheese and mix well.

In a small bowl: combine melted butter, garlic, dried parsley and a dash of salt. Mix well.

Separate the dough into 8 triangles.

Scoop about 2 tbsp of mixture and spread onto the long side of the crescents.

Gently fold and roll the dough to the point end.

Brush the garlic butter on top of the crescents.

Oven: Place the crescents on a baking sheet and bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.

Air fryer: Coat the air fryer basket with cooking spray. Place the crescents in the basket. Cook for 6 minutes or until golden brown. (Do not use parchment paper).

Serve

Enjoy!

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Cream Cheese Crescents

Luscious cream cheese in a buttery melt in your mouth crescents are sinfully delicious and best served fresh from the oven.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 17 mins
Course Appetizer, Baked Goods, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories

Ingredients
  

  • 8 Crescents
  • 4 oz cream cheese softened
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Garlic Butter

  • 2 tbsp melted unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • salt to taste

Instructions
 

  • In a medium size bowl: combine cream cheese, mozzarella cheese and mix well.
  • Separate the dough into 8 triangles. Scoop about 2 tbsp of mixture and spread onto the long side of the crescents. Gently fold and roll the dough to the point end.
  • Preheat the oven or air fryer to 350°F (176°C).
  • In a small bowl: combine melted butter, garlic, dried parsley and a dash of salt. Mix well. Brush the garlic butter on top of the crescents.
  • Oven: Place the crescents on a baking sheet and bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.
    Air fryer: Coat the air fryer basket with cooking spray. Place the crescents in the basket. Cook for 6 minutes or until golden brown. (Do not use parchment paper).

Serve & enjoy!

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    Resting tine 2 hrs
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    Ingredients
      

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    • 2 tbsp water
    • 2 tsp milk

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    • 2 ½ cups bread flour
    • 1 tsp salt
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    • 1 egg yolk
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    Icing

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