Hello Mess for Less readers! My name is Amanda and my blog is This Mom’s Happy Life. I’m excited to be here today sharing a fun cooking activity you can do with your kids. This recipe for Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Crescents is one that toddlers, preschoolers or older kids can help you create.
This is one of our most popular kids recipes, and was originally published in 2011. It has been updated in 2020.
CRESCENT ROLLS WITH CHOCOLATE CHIPS AND PEANUT BUTTER
My favorite thing about this recipe is how easy it is to make. It is literally so easy that you can have small children help you make it. My second favorite thing about this recipe, is the fact that it only uses four ingredients. And I'm willing to bet you already have a lot of these ingredients at home already. This is a great way to get kids started cooking in the kitchen or to give older kids a little more independence in making their own snack.
- Crescent rolls
- Peanut butter
- Chocolate Chips
- Chocolate Syrup
My daughter loves to help me cook in the kitchen. She started helping me with cooking when she turned 2 and now, she is very good at stirring, adding ingredients and even cracking eggs. Today’s recipe for peanut butter chocolate chips crescents is super easy, and even very young children should be able to help with this.
Begin by unrolling crescent rolls and spreading peanut butter over each. Older kids can use a butter knife to do this. For younger kids, I would offer the backside of a spoon to spread the peanut butter.
Now comes the part my kids love - adding the chocolate chips! Of course I think they love this step so much because they also eat some chocolate chips along the way.
Now it's time to roll up the crescent You want to have kids be sure to do this slowly to try to keep as many chocolate chips inside the crescent roll as possible. Starting with the fat end of the crescent, and roll up each triangle.
Another thing that makes this recipe so popular with kids is the fact that it is ready in under 15 Minutes. Now if you have kids, you know they are not known for their patience. This crescent roll recipe will be ready before they know it.
When they come out of the oven, drizzle them with chocolate syrup and enjoy after giving them a few minutes to cool.
- 1 tube of crescent rolls
- 8 tbsp peanut butter
- ¼ cup mini chocolate chips
- 2 tbsp chocolate syrup
- Unroll crescent rolls and spread 1 tablespoon of peanut butter over each triangle.
- Sprinkle mini chocolate chips over top of peanut butter on each crescent roll.
- Starting with the fat end of the crescent, roll up each triangle.
- Place on a baking sheet and bake at 375 degrees for 11-13 minutes.
- Top with chocolate syrup and enjoy!
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