Calling all peach lovers! This recipe combines juicy, ripe peaches with buttery crescent dough to create delightful dumplings perfect for a sweet treat. They’re incredibly easy to make, requiring minimal ingredients and effort, yet deliver a burst of sweet, peachy goodness.
Crescent rolls are one of my favorite ingredients to bake and cook with around here. In fact, this recipe was originally created in 2023 for an Instagram post with Pillbury. My family loved the recipe so much that I decided to post it here with hopes that you all will also enjoy it! In fact, if you love crescent roll sweet treats, you might also enjoy these Crescent Apple Rolls, Lemon Danish, or these Blueberry Cheesecake Crescent Bombs.
These Peach Dumplings would make a delicious breakfast or dessert. While I love the use of a fresh peach, you could also use apples, pears, or even something like blueberries. Any of those fruity options would be so scrumptious!
Crescent Roll Dumpling Ingredients
Pillsbury Crescents: This flaky, buttery dough forms the pockets for the sweet peach filling.
Peaches: Sliced and peeled, the juicy peach is the star of the show, its sweetness infusing the entire dish.
Light brown sugar: Adds depth and caramelizes slightly during baking.
Cinnamon sugar: Provides a warm, comforting spice that complements the peach perfectly.
Butter: Is the base that helps to thicken the sweet and spicy syrup for the dumplings.
Nutmeg: A subtle hint of nutmeg adds complexity and warmth.
Vanilla extract: Enhances the sweetness and adds a floral aroma.
Flour: Thickens the filling slightly, preventing too much liquid from seeping into the dough.
Lemon-lime soda: This unexpected ingredient adds a touch of acidity and bubbly goodness, cutting through the sweetness and enhancing the peach flavor.
Making Peach Crescents
- Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease an 8×8 dish.
- Coat peach slices in cinnamon sugar and flour.
- Unroll crescents, add a peach slice to each, and roll up. Place in dish.
- Mix brown sugar, spices, and butter. Pour over crescents.
- Gently pour soda around, not over, crescents.
- Bake 32-35 minutes until golden brown and firm.
- Spoon sauce over dumplings and serve with ice cream. Enjoy!
Peach Dumplings Tips
- For a more decadent dessert, you can drizzle the dumplings with caramel sauce before serving.
- If you don’t have fresh peaches, you can use frozen peaches that have been thawed.
- You can also add other fruit to the dumplings, such as blueberries, raspberries, or cherries.
- If you don’t have a baking dish, you can bake the dumplings on a baking sheet. Just be sure to grease the baking sheet so the dumplings don’t stick.
Storing & Reheating Peach Dumplings
After baking, let the dumplings cool completely. Then, store them in the dish they were baked in, tightly covered with plastic wrap or aluminum foil. These will stay okay for up to 2 days only.
When ready to enjoy, you can reheat the dumplings in the oven at 350°F (175°C) for 10-15 minutes, until warmed through. Alternatively, you can reheat them in the microwave in short bursts (10-second intervals) until warmed but beware that the dough will be soggy.
Unfortunately, these peach dumplings cannot be frozen due to the nature of the dough and syrup.
Peach Desserts to Try Today
- Peaches and Cream Puff Pastry
- Slow Cooker Peach Cobbler
- Gingerbread Peach Dump Cake
- Peach Angel Food Cake
- Peach Dump Cake
Peach Dumplings with Crescent Rolls
- 8 x 8 casserole dish
- oven adjusted to center rack position
- Measuring Cups & spoons
- cutting board & knife
- microwave-safe bowl
- 8 ounces Original Pillsbury Crescents
- 8 ounces unsalted butter (1 stick)
- 1 large ripe sweet peach peeled, remove pit
- ¾ cup light brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon sugar
- ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- ½ tablespoon all-pupose flour
- ½ cup lemon-lime soda
- Preheat the oven to 350℉. Grease an 8 x 8 baking dish and set aside.
- Toss peach slices in cinnamon sugar, and flour to coat.
- Unwrap Original Pillsbury Crescents and open each triangle.
- Add one peach slice to each and roll up. Place each dumpling in the greased dish.
- Add brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and extract to the butter and stir until thick and combined.
- Pour the mixture over the crescents.
- Carefully pour the soda around the rolls but not over them as this will prevent them from baking properly and staying coated.
- Bake for 32-35 minutes at 350℉ or until the crescents feel firm and golden brown.
- Before serving spoon caramelized sauce over them and serve with ice cream. Enjoy!