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Crab Crescents

This recipe is so good, no one will guess how quickly you put it together. These little bites are delicious and decadent! —Stephanie Howard, Oakland, California
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    16 appetizers


  • 1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 3 tablespoons prepared pesto
  • 1/2 cup fresh crabmeat


  • Unroll crescent dough; separate into 8 triangles. Cut each triangle in half lengthwise, forming 2 triangles. Spread 1/2 teaspoon pesto over each triangle; place 1 rounded teaspoon of crab along the wide end of each triangle.
  • Roll up triangles from the wide ends and place point side down 1 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet.
  • Bake at 375° until golden brown, about 10-12 minutes. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 74 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 144mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.
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  • Test
    Jun 20, 2018

    Delicious Recipe!!

  • Beema
    Jan 1, 2013

    Made this for New Year's Eve. Used tiny shrimp instead of crab, and the results were outstanding.

  • MichMajor
    Oct 12, 2011

    It didn't specify which pesto to use, I used a tomato based one but it may have been better with the basil? The tomato gave it a pizza sauce taste which isn't really what you want with crab. Great appetizer idea and worth experimenting with :)

  • lurky27
    Sep 12, 2010

    So easy & so delicious! My husband served this at my 30th birthday party.~ Theresa

  • tastychef
    Jun 22, 2010

    Instead of the pesto, I substituted cream cheese, green onions, and a dash of hot sauce. Yummo

  • plhaas
    Nov 6, 2009

    the whole family loved it

  • tkarinas
    Nov 4, 2009

    I tried this recipe, wondering how it would taste. It is delicious and it vanished so fast, I had to make it again. My family loved it.