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Magic Marshmallow Crescent Puffs
Prep Time
10 mins

Easy dessert puffs using pre-made crescent rolls, marshmallows, cinnamon/sugar mix, butter, and optional icing. 

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easter, puffs, rolls
Magic Marshmallow Crescent Puffs
  • 1/4 cup sugar - heaping cup
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 2 - 8 oz. tubes Pillsbury crescent rolls
  • 16 large marshmallows
  • 1/4 cup melted unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 - 3 tsp. milk
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 - 3 T. chopped walnuts
Magic Marshmallow Crescent Puffs
  1. Prep: Preheat oven to 375°F. Melt butter. Set aside. Mix cinnamon and sugar together. Set aside. Generously grease a muffin pan. Set aside.

  2. On parchment or Silpat, separate crescent dough into 16 triangles. Dip a marshmallow into melted butter and then into sugar/cinnamon mixture. Place marshmallow on the wide end of the triangle. Fold corners over marshmallow and roll toward the point. Squeeze/pinch any open edges closed. Place rolled marshmallow puffs, point side down, into a greased muffin pan. Repeat with remaining marshmallows and crescent triangles. Place muffin pan on a cookie sheet and place into the oven to bake for 10-15 minutes.

  3. Once baked, remove the puffs from the tins while still warm. Optional - drizzle with icing and sprinkle with nuts. Serve warm. 

  1. Combine powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla in a bowl. Mix until smooth. Drizzle over the marshmallow puffs and sprinkle with chopped walnuts. Serve warm. 

Recipe Notes

Placing the muffin pan on a baking sheet will help catch any marshmallow overflow.