Chicken broccoli crescent braid

(from Asaka’s recipe box)

Serves 5 people

Categories: we like


  • ◦2 cans Pillsbury Original Crescent Rolls
  • ◦2 cups chicken chunks, cooked
  • ◦2 cups cheddar cheese
  • ◦2 cups broccoli, frozen, steamed and chopped
  • ◦1/2 cup light mayonnaise
  • ◦1 egg yolk
  • ◦fresh rosemary


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F

  2. On a parchment paper lined cookie sheet, spread both cans of crescents length wise to form a long rectangle.

  3. Press each of the seams to form a single layer of dough.

  4. In a large bowl, combine chicken, cheese, broccoli and mayonnaise

  5. Spread mixture over the center of the croissant dough evenly to create a log.

  6. Using a sharp knife, cut horizontal strips 1 inch apart down each side of the crescent dough.

  7. Fold the dough strips over the top of the chicken mixture, alternating left and right to create a braid.

  8. Brush the top of the braid with a beaten egg yolk and sprinkle fresh rosemary on top.

  9. Bake for 28 – 30 minutes until golden brown.

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