This Thanksgiving Crescent Ring piles your favorite turkey day leftovers onto buttery, flaky crescent rolls for a delicious meal or snack! Baked up to perfection and ready to enjoy in only 35 minutes!
Turn more of your leftovers into another tasty meal by also using them up in my Thanksgiving Leftovers Turkey Sliders recipe!
This Thanksgiving Crescent Ring gives you something to look forward to once the big holiday has come to an end! After all, as an adult, the days after Thanksgiving can be some of the best since leftovers mean minimal cooking!
But reheating leftovers and eating them the same thing over and over again can get boring. So I thought, why not stack the leftover Mashed Potatoes, Turkey, Stuffing, and Cranberry Sauce onto crescent rolls and serve them with the gravy?!
It’s truly a win-win! Leftovers don’t go to waste, you do super minimal cooking, dinners on the table in 35 minutes, AND you get to hold onto the flavors of Thanksgiving a little bit longer!
You may even find that you make more turkey dinners throughout the year just to be able to have this Leftover Crescent Ring!
The best part about this Thanksgiving Leftover Recipe is that you know you already have the ingredients you need! And they’re already cooked, just sitting there waiting to be used up!
First, you’ll need a can of crescent rolls. This will be the tasty envelope that holds in all of those delicious leftovers! Next, you’ll want to grab your leftover mashed potatoes, stuffing, turkey, and cranberry sauce.
Then you’ll just layer the leftovers onto the bed of crescents and seal it over itself. Brush on some melted salted butter and then bake!
Enjoy the Leftover Crescent Ring with a sprinkle of parsley and a cup of gravy! Yup, even your leftover gravy gets put to use!
How To Make A Thanksgiving Crescent Ring
- Arrange the crescents into a starburst shape. Making sure to slightly overlap the corners.
- Scoop the mashed potatoes onto the thicker end of the rolls. Then use a spatula tol flatten and spread them out.
- Place the stuffing on top of the mashed potatoes followed by the turkey.
- Cover the turkey with cranberry sauce.
- Pull the points of the rolls up and over the filling. Next, tuck the points in to secure the crescents.
- Brush the rolls with melted butter and bake.
- Remove the crescent ring from the oven onces it’s golden brown. Then brush with more mleted butter.
- Garnish with parsely and serve with gravy!
Frequently Asked Questions
How Long Can I Store Leftovers Of This Thanksgiving Crescent Ring?
This will depend entirely on how long your leftovers had been stored before you made this Crescent Ring Recipe. If you made it the day after Thanksgiving I’d recommend enjoying them for up to 2 days.
I’d suggest tossing the Crescent leftovers if this was the last day of using up those turkey day leftovers!
Can I Add Cheese To The Crescent Ring?
Yes, I’d suggest using white cheddar, American, Swiss, or Provolone.
Do I Need To Warm Up The Leftovers Individually Before Using Them In This Recipe?
Nope! Since the ring gets baked in the oven it allows for plenty of time for the leftovers to warm up! Double heating them could cause the crescent sandwich to turn out dry.
The key to having this Thanksgiving Crescent Ring is making sure you have all those tasty leftovers! Here are some delicious Thanksgiving recipes to ensure you have just what you need the next day to make it!
- Bourbon Orange Cranberry Sauce – Filled with the best tart, zesty flavor and ready in less than 30 minutes!
- Best Sausage Stuffing Dressing – Made with french bread, spices, chicken broth, and ground sausage!
- Best Mashed Potatoes – An easy-to-make recipe that delivers the most delicious side in just 35 minutes!
- Perfect Thanksgiving Roast Turkey – The best step-by-step guide to preparing and roasting a turkey that’ll impress your whole family!
- Easy Onion Gravy Two Ways – The finishing touch your Thanksgiving plate needs, ready in only 8 minutes!
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Thanksgiving Crescent Ring
- 1 (16oz.) can crescent rolls
- 1 cup mashed potatoes
- 1 cup stuffing
- 2 cups shredded turkey
- ½ cup cranberry sauce
- 2 tablespoons salted butter
- gravy for serving
- parsley for garnish
- Preheat the oven to 375°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Unroll and separate the rolls and arrange them in a starburst, slightly overlapping the corners of the lower corners of the triangles.
- Use a medium cookie scoop to portion out the mashed potatoes on the thicker end of the rolls and use a spoon or rubber spatula to flatten the mashed potatoes.
- Top the mashed potatoes with the stuffing followed by the turkey.
- Top the turkey with 1 tablespoon of cranberry sauce per roll.
- Gently pull the points of the rolls up and over the mounds of filling and tuck the point in to secure them.
- Brush the rolls with 1 tablespoon of melted butter and then bake for 17 to 20 minutes until the tops of the rolls begin to turn a golden brown.
- Brush the tops of the baked rolls with the remaining tablespoon of melted butter and garnish with parsley. Serve with a small bowl of gravy in the middle.
- How Long Can I Store Leftovers Of This Thanksgiving Crescent Ring? This will depend entirely on how long your leftovers had been stored before you made this Crescent Ring Recipe. If you made it the day after Thanksgiving I’d recommend enjoying them for up to 2 days. I’d suggest tossing the Crescent leftovers if this was the last day of using up those turkey day leftovers!
- Can I Add Cheese To The Crescent Ring? Yes, I’d suggest using white cheddar, American, Swiss, or Provolone.
- Do I Need To Warm Up The Leftovers Individually Before Using Them In This Recipe? Nope! Since the ring gets baked in the oven it allows for plenty of time for the leftovers to warm up! Double heating them could cause the crescent sandwich to turn out dry.
Recipe Adapted from Delish.