Easy Chicken Pesto & Sun Dried Tomato Croissants #SundaySupper
These easy chicken pesto and sun dried tomato croissants are made with rotisserie chicken and store bought croissants for a flavorful savory appetizer.
I’ve been on my croissant kick with the spinach and feta breakfast croissants and peanut butter chocolate croissants so why not share an easy chicken croissant recipe that uses rotisserie chicken! I really want everyone to see that it doesn’t take a lot of special skills or tools to make something delicious like these chicken croissants.
How to make pesto chicken croissants
- Unroll and separate refrigerated crescent rolls into individual triangles
- Spread pesto and top with shredded parmesan cheese, rotisserie chicken, and jarred sun dried tomatoes
- Carefully roll the triangles up
- Bake for 12-15 minutes
Please note when making
- The oil in the pesto does get all over the baking sheet while baking. I just placed all of the cooked chicken croissants on a paper towel to dry. The oil actually gave them a nice bit of crispiness on the bottom which was a nice surprise the first time I made them.
- When rolling some of the ingredients may fall out. That’s okay just tuck them back in.
- Make this a vegetarian recipe by eliminating the chicken and substitute with sauteed mushrooms and onions or red peppers
- Sub the Parmesan cheese for Gruyere cheese
- Swap chicken for ground sausage, shredded turkey, bacon, or prosciutto
This is a kid chef friendly recipe
Get your kids involved in the kitchen! These chicken pesto croissants are a super easy recipe to make with them and expose them to some new ingredients they might not be familiar with like pesto or sun dried tomatoes.
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Chicken Pesto and Sun Dried Tomato Croissants
- 1 package refrigerated crescent rolls
- 1/3 cup pesto
- 1/2 cup sun dried tomatoes
- 1 cup chicken shredded
- 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese shredded
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Unroll and separate each croissant triangle.
- On each triangle, spread 2 tsp pesto and top with 1 Tbsp sun dried tomatoes, 2 Tbsp shredded chicken, and about 1 tsp Parmesan cheese.
- Carefully roll up each triangle and place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 12-15 minutes until golden brown. Allow to cool slightly before serving.
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Jade that is a fun, and new combination! I bet they were a hit! Thanks for sharing your idea! Chicken and croissants are so good I’ll bet your friends at church loved them! 😋😋
So easy and elegant looking!
Great recipe that I think would be good to make ahead for parties!
SO yummy!!! My boys used to love these chicken crescent triangles I made when they were little. I think these look a heck of a lot better!!!
Hi Jade, i actually have all the ingredients to make these. Love all the flavor and goodness you have packed in the croissants.