15 Thanksgiving Apps You Can Make With A Can Of Crescent Dough

Is there such a thing as a “snack-tooth”?

1. Make a classic batch of Lil Smokie’s-in-a-blanket and devour them all yourself, then make a second batch to share.

Yeah this pile is all mine. (Poppy seeds optional.) Here’s the recipe.

2. Wrap a can around ham and cheese to satiate the hungriest of crowds.

This is an especially great option if you have lots of teenagers that you need out of the kitchen. Here’s the recipe.

3. Use that extra can of cranberry sauce that your nephew’s date so ~thoughtfully~ brought to make a nutty, cheesy ring.

It walks you through making cranberry sauce from scratch, but you could totally substitute the canned stuff. Here’s the recipe.

4. Turn store bought spinach dip into finger-friendly bites by baking it into dip-sandwiches.

It’s an easy way to make blah dip into something special. Here’s the recipe.

5. Comfort anyone who complains about how bland turkey is with these roasted garlic and jalapeño cheese rolls.

For those of us looking for shortcuts, pickled jalapeños would be just as delicious as the fresh ones. Here’s the recipe.

6. Entice the kids away from the TV with garlicky, cheese-stuffed rolls.

Serve some pizza sauce on the side for dipping, if you want. Here’s the recipe.

7. Set the eager young person who really wants to help but is kind of just getting in the way to making these crescent-wrapped asparagus spears.

They definitely take a few steps to finish, but they’re tasty and fancy and can be easily prepped on the dining room table. Here’s the recipe.

8. Sprinkle any extra green onions leftover from stuffing prep onto the dough, add some parm, roll, slice, and pop in the oven.

Tbh you can sprinkle on whatever leftover ingredients you have — extra cooked sausage, breadcrumbs from a casserole, — and these will turn out well. Here’s the recipe.

9. Or, use up the extra bacon from breakfast to make these addictive pimento cheese puffs.

They’ll be gone no more than five minutes after you set them on the coffee table, guaranteed. Here’s the recipe.

10. Fill the dough with cheddar cheese and slices of pear and only share with the kitchen crew.

Get this recipe plus a few other 3-ingredient Thanksgiving apps here.

11. Bake an entire tube into a single crust, then top with crab, spinach, lemon zest, olives, and cream cheese.

You could also make a variation on this that uses smoked salmon and capers. Here’s the recipe.

12. Or, top your crescent roll crust with a sweet cream cheese mixture and lots of fresh fruit.

This does touch on dessert territory, but it will definitely be a kid-pleaser. Here’s the recipe.

13. Make room for leftovers by wrapping up last week’s lunchmeat and serving the mini-reubens with thousand island for dipping.

You could also do this with ham and cheese, but I wouldn’t necessarily serve those with mayo for dipping. :) Here’s the recipe.

14. Occupy the kids by asking them to make these cheesy sausage meatball bite roll things.

It’s really hard to mess up a random mixture of sausage, bread, and cheese, so you can (probably) trust them with this one. Here’s the recipe.

15. Make things as easy as possible on yourself by plunking a wheel of brie in the middle of the flaky dough.

Two minutes to prep, 15 minutes to bake, and you can get back to everything else you’re working on. Here’s the recipe.

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