Crescent Apple Dessert Recipe
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Crescent Apple Dessert Recipe

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My family loves any dessert that tastes like apple pie, and this one's so easy, the children can help make it. My four grandchildren love helping MawMaw in the kitchen to make treats like this.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 can (21 ounces) apple pie filling, chopped
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup cold butter
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 378 calories, 18g fat (6g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 233mg sodium, 51g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein


  1. Unroll crescent dough into an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan; seal seams and perforations. Bake at 375° for 10 minutes.
  2. Combine the walnuts, sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg; sprinkle over crust. Spread with pie filling.
  3. In a small bowl, combine flour and brown sugar; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in coconut and walnuts. Sprinkle over filling.
  4. Bake at 375° for 18-22 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Crescent Apple Dessert in Simple & Delicious March/April 2008, p35

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Reviewed Mar. 10, 2012

"This is so easy to make and it taste great!!!"

Reviewed Sep. 14, 2011

"This was a great dessert, perfect for company and easy to put together. Can''t wait to eat it again!!"

Reviewed Apr. 3, 2011

"Super easy to make and were a huge hit at supper tonight! Served warm with vanilla ice cream YUM YUM. Everyone wanted the recipe:)"

Reviewed Oct. 14, 2010

"Awesome and super easy to make!!"

Reviewed Sep. 22, 2010

"I don't use canned pie filling, I guess I would need to cook fresh apples down for this recipe. Any other suggestions?"

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