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Crescent-Crab Purses

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“Each little pastry bundle is packed with crab and Cheddar flavor. What else is needed? Found on the Pillsbury site.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (8 ounce) can crabmeat, well drained
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese (fresh)
  • 2 tablespoons sharp processed cheese spread, cheddar (from 5-oz jar)
  • 18 teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 (8 ounce) can Pillsbury Refrigerated Crescent Dinner Rolls


  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  2. In a small bowl, mix all ingredients except for the dough.
  3. Unroll dough into 1 large rectangle; press into 12x9" rectangle, firmly pressing perforations to seal. Cut rectangle into 12 (3-inch) squares.
  4. Place about 1 tablespoon crab mixture on each dough square.
  5. Bring all sides together in center; press to seal. With fingers, pinch dough firmly about 1/4 inch below edges, making a pouch with points extending over top.
  6. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  7. Bake 12-17 minutes or until deep golden brown.
  8. Immediately remove from cookie sheet.
  9. Serve warm.

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