Peanut Butter and Mini Chocolate Bar Centered Crescents…

Sometimes I think I’ve lost my mind with some of the things I end up making in the kitchen. As I was strolling through the grocery store yesterday, starving of course, I got the bright idea of rolling some crescents with mini Hershey’s Chocolate Bars and a dollop of Peanut Butter. This was even after my husband and I worked out together. I’ve got major sweet tooth issues, that’s for sure.

As crazy as these sound, the end result is pure sweet flaky fabulousness! I don’t encourage you to eat these babies everyday, but do try them sometime. They were even better than I imagined them to be. It only takes about 10 minutes of prep time and they are ready to bake. 15 minutes later, you’ve got these beautiful chocolate filled crescents that are truly to die for! Enjoy!!

Here’s what’s stuffed inside these bad boys. Hershey’s Miniatures on top of a dollop of peanut butter. Can I just tell you how much I love these treats!! Simple and so good! (Picture from here)

Peanut Butter and Mini Chocolate Bar Centered Crescents

1 can of Pillsbury reduced fat crescent rolls, 8 count (do you love that I got a reduced fat for these treats!)
8 Tablespoons creamy peanut butter
8 Hershey’s Mini Chocolate Bar variety
1 egg white whisked with 1 teaspoon water
3 Tablespoons turbinado sugar (or any granulated sugar will do)

1/2 Cup chocolate chips, melted

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Unroll crescent rolls and place a dollop of peanut butter onto center of widest end of triangle. Top each dollop of peanut butter with a mini chocolate bar then roll up each crescent starting at widest end. Brush each of the rolled crescents lightly with egg wash then sprinkle with sugar. Bake for 15 minutes or until crescents are golden brown and cooked through. Melt chocolate chips in microwave until smooth, place into a ziplock baggie, snip one small corner with scissors then drizzle melted chocolate over each crescent. Enjoy warm with milk!!

Here’s my little bugaboo enjoying Mommys crescents. He happily posed for some pics with these in hand! Have a great rest of the week and weekend!!! See you all soon.

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46 Responses
  1. Can I just say how much I have a love/hate relationship with you and your recipes?? LOL I love everything we have tried so far and this one is no different. Yum! Sooo good!! We also tried this with Almond Joys (and the peanut butter dallop) and OH WOW, that was good as well! Thanks for helping me ruin my diet. ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. rcworkman

    I just got done making these and my husband is in heaven so I will be making these again. They are so super easy. Love your website.

  3. Wendy

    I’ve done a savory something like this with the garlic butter crescents and fresh mozzarella. A great lighter textured alternative to garlic cheesy bread.

  4. Love this idea!! What a great quick and easy dessert. I usually always have these ingrediants on hand (not always mini bars but i usually have a full sized hershey bar around for smores…that would work well to break off pieces instead. I have to try this! Thanks!

  5. Nichols Family

    Thanks for all the great recipes! We made these this past weekend and loved them. My 3 year old helped me, we love anything she can help make, mostly she loves to wear her apron. Then when they were done, we wrote everyone's name on top with the melted chocolate chips. Such a fun kids' treat. Keep the great ideas coming, some of us need other people to look at the ingredients and get the good ideas for us!

  6. HoneyB

    I would not be able to stop eating these…I love the idea though and will have to remember this one for any gatherings coming around! YUMMY.

  7. Amber

    This is so rediculously amazing! I'm trying to keep myself from going in the kitchen and making these right now- 10:00 at night!

  8. Jennifer

    These are just beyond perfection. OH MY!!! The peanut butter center first won me over and then the mini chocolate bars….so awesome! I need to try this sometime, looks like you boy loved them ๐Ÿ˜‰

  9. zurin

    Gosh they look good!

    btw Jenny, I have an award waiting for you. Pls drop by if you would like to pick it up. ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. Clumbsy Cookie

    No I don't think you've lost your mind! They look rich and decadent, so in my book that's delicious!

  11. StuffCooksWant

    Hey Picky! I just stumbled upon your site and I gotta say, OMG, you're killing me. You had me at peanut butter… Gotta try these.

  12. Mamawags

    Those definately look great… but think about this: While up at a girl's camp for our church some adult leaders in the kitchen were making scones for dinner. Then, one super smart lady came up with the idea of putting chocolate and a marshmallow inside of a scone. Then we deep fried them… and, oh man, a little piece of heaven– we all indulged in that sweet dessert! It was too die for ๐Ÿ™‚

  13. JennyMac

    SO EVILLLLLLL bwahahahahahaha.

    But you know….those reduced fat cresents 'counteract' just like drinking a diet soda with a hamburger and fries…..

    I love it Jen…..great recipe idea for a quickie dessert or even brunch or snack….or…anytime!

  14. Lynda

    Your're killing me here…I have this huge sweet tooth I'm trying to tame, but not having much luck! These look amazing!

  15. Cara

    These look so good… in Germany we had a ton of pastries like this..there were little strips of chocolate inside of a flaky crescent. I always loved those!! My husband just walked by and drooled too:)

  16. The Red Headed Mama

    I may have to unfollow you with all these goodies. I'm pretty sure I gained 5lbs just looking at the pictures…and now I must try them!

  17. Marta

    Oh wow! Delicious!
    You're so creative and good at coming up with these child-friendly treats! these would even be good to make witht he kids!

  18. Live.Love.Eat

    Wow. I am not a huge sweets eater right now but these look AWESOME. And after seeing them I had to grab a mini Baby Ruth to satisfy a sweet craving I all of a sudden got after coming here. GREAT idea!!!!

  19. Natalie

    you called yoru son a bugaboo! i thought we were the only wierd people in the world who did that!
    and i HAVE to make these for my husband! thanks!

  20. Molly

    Jenny, my diet will never work with your recipes! These look amazing. I could eat peanut butter for every meal…I'll definitely be trying these soon!

  21. Jon, Launa, & boys

    You and I must have been separated some where along the line. You've got the BEST ideas. If I didn't work out 6 days a week I would be huge!! I so gotta try this one! Thanks. I am a regular reader!!

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