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A close up picture of the finished Crescent Roll Christmas Tree on a white platter.
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5 from 8 votes

Crescent Roll Christmas Tree

It doesn’t get any more festive than this Pull-Apart Crescent Roll Christmas Tree Appetizer! It’s perfect for holiday parties, potlucks, get-togethers, and even a light dinner or brunch!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Christmas, crescent roll
Servings: 16 people
Calories: 89kcal
Cost: $10.44


  • baking sheet
  • pizza cutter
  • mixing spoon
  • Measuring spoons
  • silicone baking mat
  • pastry brush
  • measuring cups
  • mixing bowl


  • 2 cans 8 oz each refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup cooked and crumbled bacon about 16 slices bacon
  • 2 large garlic cloves finely minced
  • ½ cup chives finely chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh parsley chopped



  • Move the oven rack to the middle position and preheat to 375 degrees F.
  • Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.


  • In a medium bowl, mix together cream cheese, bacon, garlic and chives until smooth


  • Separate the dough into triangles and cut them in half lengthwise. Use a pizza cutter to make it easy. The triangles may not be all the same width, on the smaller ones, add less filling.
  • Spoon about 1-2 teaspoons of cream cheese mixture on the wide end of triangle.
  • Roll each triangle up as tightly as possible.
  • Place the rolled crescent onto the prepared baking sheet in a tree shaped pattern, starting with the trunk first. Place 2 rows of 2 crescents for the trunk. The next row has 7 crescents, next row has 6 crescents, next row has 5 crescents, next row has 4 crescents, then 3, 2 and 1 crescents.


  • Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Melt butter and brush over tree, sprinkle with parsley.
  • Transfer to serving platter or leave on the baking sheet.
  • Serve immediately.


Serving: 2rolls | Calories: 89kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 258mg | Potassium: 29mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 331IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg