Gluten-Free Crescent Rolls

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

Posting this recipe as a substitute for Crescent Rolls. Being on a gluten-free diet this is one of those things that many people miss. An easy and versatile recipe. I was sent this recipe from a friend but think that it was originally developed by the "Better Batter Flour" people. You can use it as you would regular Crescent Roll Dough. Prep time does not include 2 to 3 hours refrigeration/resting time

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Use an electric mixer or blender to mix together the butter and cottage or ricotta cheese. Mix well.
  2. Add the dry ingredients and mix until a dough ball forms.
  3. Wrap the dough in cling wrap and chill for two to three hours.
  4. Preheat oven to 350°F or 180°C.
  5. Sprinkle all-purpose or rice flour onto your work surface and roll the dough into a 14 inch circle. You may find it esier to roll the dough between two layers of good quality baking paper or cling wrap.
  6. Cut the dough into 8 triangles.
  7. Roll each triangle from the wide end to the tip.Turn the ends to form the crescent shape ).
  8. Place the rolled crescents on a gresed baking sheet and bake for approx 20 to 30 minutes, until golden.
Most Helpful

4 5

Thanks for posting this really eassys recipe. I made the sweet version (adding in the vanilla essence as suggested). Kids loved it with the leftover cranberry jelly that I had made for our Christmas brunch and a spot of whipped cream that I had on hand. Only "drawback" was that I was expecting the rolls to rise a bit more than they did. But aside from that, the rolls were quite tasty!

5 5

My celiac husband stated these tasted just like regular cresent rolls. I'm not on a gluten free diet so I have had real cresent rolls recently and I thought these tasted very good, but I wouldn't go so far as to say they were the same. I noticed the flavor of the cottage cheese. We had the best success with a Nearly Normal flour blend. Whenever we have extra cottage cheese on hand we will definately be making more of these.

5 5

This recipe is AMAZING!!! I've been gluten free for a year now and I have missed crescent rolls so much. Even my non-gluten free husband loved them. I used the cottage cheese, not ricotta, and no vanilla because they were part of a savory dish. Unlike what another user said, we did not taste the cottage cheese at all. I made the dough the night before and let it sit in the fridge overnight so they would be ready in the morning, and that worked out well. I definitely suggest rolling it between some good cling wrap, and have some extra flour on hand to prevent sticking. When there were a few mins left cooking (I cooked for a total of 25 mins) I sprayed the rolls with I Can't Believe It's Not Butter Spray, which gave them a golden, buttery topping. Will definitely be using this recipe again.