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Turkey Cranberry Crescent Ring

Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword crescent-roll-recipes, easy-turkey-recipes, turkey-cranberry-crescent-ring
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Stand time 5 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes


  • 1 8 oz tube crescent rolls
  • 4 oz chive and onion cream cheese softened
  • 1 ½ Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 3 tsp finely chopped fresh rosemary or thyme divided
  • 2 cups shredded Gruyere cheese (May use Swiss or Monterey Jack) divided
  • 1 lb thinly sliced turkey (leftover or deli turkey)
  • 1 14 oz can whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 2 Tbsp butter melted
  • ½ tsp poppy seeds
  • ½ tsp granulated garlic
  • ¼ tsp salt (adjust to taste)


  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment or a silicone baking mat.
  • Separate the crescent rolls. Arrange on parchment paper in a circle with widest portion on the inside, edges overlapping.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together cream cheese, Dijon and 1 tsp rosemary. Mix well then spread on widest portion of crescent rolls. Sprinkle with 1 cup shredded cheese.
  • Arrange turkey over cheese, overlapping. Spread with ½ cranberry sauce. Reserve the remainder for serving. Top with remaining cheese.
  • Bring narrow end of crescent dough over filling and tuck into place. In a small bowl. mix together melted butter, poppy seeds, garlic and salt. Brush on top and sides of crescent dough, turkey and cheese.
  • Bake for 22-24 minutes until golden. Rest on pan for 5 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with reserved 1 ½ tsp rosemary. slice and serve with remaining cranberry sauce on the side.