Crescent Crab Purses Recipe


Preparation Time35 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In55 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings12
SpecialityMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Canned crabmeat6 Ounce, well drained (1 Can)
 Parmesan cheese2 Tablespoon, grated
 Grated parmesan cheese2 Tablespoon
 Sharp process cheese spread2 Tablespoon (From 5-Oz Jar)
 Parsley1 Tablespoon, chopped
 Chopped fresh parsley1 Tablespoon
 Pepper red1⁄8 Teaspoon, ground (Cayenne)
 Ground red pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon (Cayenne)
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped
 Crescent dinner rolls8 Ounce, refrigerated (1 Can)
 Refrigerated crescent dinner rolls8 Ounce (1 Can)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 87 Calories from Fat 46

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g8%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 44.1 mg

Sodium 241.1 mg10%

Total Carbohydrates 4 g1.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.26 g1%

Sugars 1.6 g

Protein 6 g11.3%

Vitamin A 4.1% Vitamin C 3.1%

Calcium 6.1% Iron 1.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Preheat oven hot to 375°F.

2) In small bowl add all ingredients except dough. Mix together.
3) Open out the dough into 1 large rectangle 12 x 9-inch rectangle. Press firmly to seal the tears.
4) Divide and cut rectangle into twelve 3-inch squares.
5) Spoon 1 tablespoon crab mixture at the center of each dough square.
6) Fold in all the sides of the dough together at the center. Press firmly to seal.
7) Using fingers, pinch the dough firmly about 1/4 inch below edges and make a pouch with points extending over top.
8) Place it gently oven an ungreased cookie sheet.
9) Bake for 12 to 17 minutes until deep golden brown.
10) Remove immediately from cookie sheet.

11) Serve warm.