6 Simple Refrigerated Dough Treats

As a little girl one of my favorite treats to eat on Saturday mornings were the fresh doughnuts my mom made using refrigerated dough or better known as Pillsbury biscuits. Now that I am a mom I began thinking about how may other treats one could create using refrigerated dough here are 6 simple recipes to create treats for breakfast or dessert.


Strawberry Shortcake

A perfect Spring and Summer dessert

1  tube Pillsbury Grands! Flaky Layers refrigerated biscuits
1/3 cup sugar
1  lb fresh strawberries, sliced (3 cups)
1 can whip cream



1. Pre-heat oven at 350°F

2. Sprinkle top and sides  of biscuits with 1 tablespoon of  sugar.

3. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.

4. Bake for  14 to 16 minutes or until golden brown.

5.  While biscuits are baking  slice strawberries and place in bowl mixing in remaining sugar.

6. Once biscuits are.

Monkey Bread

Moms all over the Internet claim this to be simple and a real crowd pleaser to serve for breakfast – so guess what I’m serving up this weekend? The Sticky Bun Breakfast Ring or what I renamed it as the 5 Minute Sticky Buns. That’s right they take 5 minutes to prepare and 20 minutes to bake and in return you get smiles and thank yous from your little people.

Click here to print out the recipe from Real Mom Kitchen.



Nutella Filled Crossiant

This makes a perfect after school treat or dessert with a scoop of ice cream.




1 Jar Nutella

1 Tube Pillsbury Butter Flake Crescent Rolls


1. Preheat oven to 375.

2. Open the tube of crescent rolls and cut the dough following the pre-cut lines into 8 triangles.

3. Place one tablespoon of Nutella onto the wider end  of each triangle.  Roll the dough up from the wider end to the smallest point to form a crescent shape roll.

Bake rolls on an  ungreased baking sheet  for 11-13 minutes or until golden brown.


Baked Apple Pie Crescents

Bake up a batch of these warm apple bites  for an after school snack or last minute dessert with this  simple recipe from Food Family Finds. Perfect to serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or alone.   Click here for full recipe.




 Cinnamon Roll Waffles


1 tube Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls


1. pre-heat a  Belgium waffle maker

2. Place one  rolls in each section of the Belgium waffle maker,  lightly close and press down lid.

3. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes

4. Frost with the icing pack  that comes with the cinnamon rolls


Mini Cinnamom Rolls

A perfect sweet treat in mini size.

Yields 16 mini cinnamon rolls



Cinnamon roll  Ingredients:

1-8oz tube Pillsbry  crescent roll dough

2 Tablespoons butter


brown sugar

Icing Ingredients:

3 tablespoons powder sugar ( add more if needed)

3 tsp hot water ( add more if needed)


1. Preheat oven according to  package.  spread out  half of the crescent roll dough, pinch the seams on both sides by flipping dough over

2. Using a rolling pin or glass roll the dough into a square.  Brush with half the butter, and sprinkle with as much cinnamon and brown sugar as desired. Roll into a log and cut into 8 pieces.

3. Place  rolls into a non-stick sprayed mini muffin tin.  Do the same thing with the second half of the dough, then bake according to package directions.

4.  While rolls are baking mix together powder sugar and hot water  adding in as needed until desired consistency is reached. Drizzle over cinnamon rolls right from the oven

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