Save on Pinterest

Crescent Butterflies

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

1 dozen

Our Test Kitchen home economists created these savory snacks that kids will enjoy dipping in marinara sauce. A cookie cutter makes it easy to cut the butterfly shapes from crescent roll dough.
Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links. Ratings and prices are accurate and items are in stock as of time of publication.

Ingredients

  • 1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 2 giant Slim Jim snack sticks, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 cup marinara sauce, warmed

Directions

  1. Unroll crescent dough on a lightly floured surface; roll into a 12-in. x 9-in. rectangle. Seal seams. Cut with a butterfly cookie cutter dipped in flour. Place 1 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Press a snack piece in the middle of each butterfly; carefully pinch dough around the long sides of snack piece.
  2. Brush wings with butter. Sprinkle with cheese and Italian seasoning. Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack. Serve warm with marinara sauce.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 130 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 282mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.

Recommended Video