Pillsbury Apple Turnovers

Brunch: The perfect meal! You get to sleep in AND you get to eat yummy warm food! Sounds like a winner to me!

When I was given the chance to create a new recipe using Pillsbury Crescent Rolls I knew exactly what I wanted to create! Warm, yummy, sweet Apple Turnovers! Why haven’t I done this sooner! Pillsbury Crescent rolls are such a family favorite over here and they were the perfect starting point for this easy recipe!

Tart green apples, cinnamon, sugar and butter come together to create a morning treat that the whole family will love!

I added red food coloring to my Cream Cheese Frosting to make it pop off the golden crescent! This makes them so so pretty and perfect for a special Valentines meal! Consider creating this yummy treat for your special Valentine this year! But let’s be honest…they are perfect for any time of year!


  • 1 Pkg. Pillsbury Large Crescent Rolls
  • 2 Green Apples
  • 1 Tablespoon Butter
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1Teaspoon Sugar

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 2 Tablespoon Cream Cheese softened
  • 2 Tablespoon Butter Softened
  • 1 Tablespoon Milk
  • 1 1/4 cup Powdered Sugar

** Combined together till smooth. Add a few drops of food coloring to tint your frosting to compliment any Holiday.


Thinly Slice your apples and saute them in butter and cinnamon sugar for about 5 minutes until they have softened. Add a spoonful of cooked apples onto your unrolled crescent dough and carefully roll up. Place on slightly greased cookie sheet and back at 350 for 12-15 min. or until golden brown. Drizzle with Cream Cheese Frosting!

Vote for my Creative Crescent Recipe and you’ll be entered to win a $1,000 grocery gift card!

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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Pillsbury. The opinions and text are all mine. Official Contest Rules.

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Getting organized

Now that I had my new craft room painted and new furniture assembles it was time to fill it back up! This part of the makeover process was a little overwhelming for me becasue I wanted everything to not only look great but be functional and accessible! This was going to take boxes, bins, jars and canisters! After looking at what felt like endless options I finally found what I wanted!

To recap…

My old craft room started off with green walls, hand painted button walls and wood toned storage.

After using Valspar Signature paint and IKEA furniture I now had a space that was fresh and bright and ready for filling!

These Allen and Roth Baskets from Lowe’s were the perfect fit for my new bookcases. Like PERFECT fit! This is where my inspiration began! I new I wanted natural elements and these baskets were a great find. Anything Allen and Roth I adore! Remember my Allen and Roth Paintable Wallpaper toy chest! So fun!

Add some Metal buckets, white boxes and red pots from IKEA to the mix and now I had the perfect organizational team!

Next the fun part began! I love to organize so finding the perfect place for everything was a fun task for me! I started by placing my baskets, boxes, jars and bins in the places I thought looked the best. Then I made sure what I filled them with made sense. I shuffled around a few things once I realized I wanted paint over here and ruffles over there but all in all it was a pretty easy process.

When it came to thinking about how I wanted to set up the room I thought about how I was going to use the room. At the desk I knew I knew I wanted certain things at an arms reach. The small metal buckets were perfect for organizing my gel pens, markers, pencils and pens. The Red pot is perfect for task tools I’ll be using while on a projects; things like scissors, pliers and rulers.

Forever I’ve been looking for a great ribbon display to hang on the wall but in the end I really liked how all my ribbon, ruffles, lace and tulle looked on the shelf.

My Allen and Roth narrow baskets were great for storing my lose ruffles and collection of glitter! They tucked perfectly into their shelf.

Kerr jars make the perfect storage for  my buttons and gems!

Paint moved in and made itself at home!

These metal buckets each hold different collections that include broaches, premade felt flowers, magnets, and more!

This pretty red dresser is on the wall when you first walk in! It soon will be filled with more supplies as I finish up organizing. For now it displayed my great vintage Blue Singer Sewing Machine I found at a thrift store for $6!

Great storage products make all the difference! Do you have a space in your home that could use a little organizing? I found great luck with the tools I implemented into my craft room to help create this new space I am loving!

Lowe’s wants to make one lucky readers Organization task that much easier with a $100 Lowe’s gift card!

To enter leave a comment in today’s comment section telling me what space in your home needs a little Organization TLC! For additional entries you can Fan Lowe’s Creative Ideas on Facebook! Let me know you did so in a separate comment!

Winner will be announced on the Blue Cricket Designs Facebook page on Monday Jan. 23rd!

Next up I’ll be tackling the walls! I’m working on a cork board and s few other fun details! In the mean time don’t forget to sign up for your FREE Lowe’s Creative Ideas Magazine where you too can get inspired to make your spaces shine!


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