Crab Crescent Triangles Recipe
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Crab Crescent Triangles Recipe

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When some friends who love crab were planning a party, I created this recipe for them. The comforting baked bundles wrap up a cheesy seafood filling in convenient crescent roll dough. —Noelle Myers, Grand Forks, North Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min.
MAKES:40 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min.
MAKES: 40 servings


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 teaspoons mayonnaise
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese
  • 3/4 cup shredded carrot (about 1 medium)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped celery
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 can (6 ounces) lump crabmeat, drained
  • 2 tubes (8 ounces each) refrigerated seamless crescent dough sheet


  1. Preheat oven to 375°. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese, mayonnaise and mustard until blended. Stir in cheese, carrot, celery, green onions and garlic. Gently fold in crab.
  2. Unroll crescent dough and roll into a 12-1/2x10-in. rectangle. Cut each sheet into twenty 2-1/2-in. squares.
  3. Spoon a heaping teaspoonful of cream cheese mixture diagonally over half of each square to within 1/2 in. of edges. Fold one corner of dough over filling to the opposite corner, forming a triangle. Pinch seams to seal; press edges with a fork. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 40 appetizers.
Originally published as Crab Crescent Triangles in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2015, p6

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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