Lady Behind The Curtain - Apple Crescent Casserole

Lady Behind The Curtain - Apple Crescent Casserole

This Apple Crescent Casserole is more like an apple dumpling dessert.  The apple dumplings are baked in a custard which also earns this recipe a place on the brunch buffet!

Apple Crescent Casserole Recipe

Ingredients (dumplings)

2 tablespoons sugar

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 – 8 ounce can Pillsbury crescent rolls

1 large apple, peeled , cut into 8 slices

Ingredients (sauce)

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup whipping cream

1/2 tablespoon almond extract

1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract

Ingredients (topping)

1/2 cup sliced almonds



Heat oven to 375 degrees.  In a small bowl, combine 2 tablespoons sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon; blend well.  Separate dough into 8 triangles; sprinkle sugar mixture evenly over each.  Gently press sugar mixture into each triangle, flattening each slightly.

Lady Behind The Curtain - Apple Crescent Casserole

Place apple slice on wide end of each triangle;

Lady Behind The Curtain - Apple Crescent Casserole

tuck in edges around apple slice.  Roll up, starting at wide end; roll to opposite point.

Lady Behind The Curtain - Apple Crescent Casserole

Seal all seams.  Place tip side down in ungreased 9-inch round baking dish or pie pan, placing long side of 7 filled crescents around outside edge of dish and 1 in center.

Lady Behind The Curtain - Apple Crescent Casserole

Bake at 375 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Lady Behind The Curtain - Apple Crescent Casserole

In a small bowl using wire whisk, combine 1/2 cup sugar, whipping cream, almond and vanilla extracts and egg until well blended.  Spoon sauce mixture evenly over partially baked rolls.  Sprinkle with almonds and cinnamon.  Bake at 375 degrees for an additional 13 to 18 minutes or until deep golden brown.  Cover top of pan with foil during last  5 minutes of baking time if necessary to prevent excessive browning.  Serve warm.  Store in refrigerator.  Serves 8.  This recipe is adapted from the 1996 Pillsbury Best of the Bake Off Cookbook.

Lady Behind The Curtain - Apple Crescent Casserole







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Apple Crescent Casserole — 2 Comments

  1. I would love waking up to this awesome casserole. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and a very Merry Christmas to you and your family.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

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