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“This delicious recipe is a great use for Thanksgiving leftovers or just plain leftover chicken! My kids love these, and all of my friends beg me for the recipe! The crescent rolls make a more buttery popover, the hand-made dough is thicker in texture.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 package pilsbury crescent roll (OR use following recipe for homemade)
  • homemade cresent rolls
  • 2 cups flour, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 14 cup cooking oil
  • 34 cup milk
  • Filing
  • 1 cup cooked turkey or 1 cup cooked chicken
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • 14 cup canned mushroom slices
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped green onion
  • mayonnaise, to moisten
  • salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. For the filling mix the turkey or chicken, cheese, mushrooms, green onion, mayonnaise, Salt, and Pepper until well blended If Using Crescent Rolls: Take dough out of tube.
  3. Flatten each triangle as much as possible, then spoon filling into center and fold over corners.
  4. Now skip to step 12
  5. Dough: Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt, then add the oil and cut it in until mixture is like a coarse meal.
  6. Add the milk all at once and stir until it forms a soft ball.
  7. Turn the dough out on a floured board and knead lightly 20-25 times.
  8. Roll the dough out until it is 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick.
  9. Cut into 4-inch squares or rounds and place about 2 1/2 T.
  10. of the filling in the center of each.
  11. Fold each square or round over and seal (a little water to moisten helps here).
  12. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and bake 10 to 15 minutes, or until turnovers are light brown at the edges.

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