Easy Filled Refrigerator Biscuits

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
If you're looking for a quick dessert these Easy Filled Refrigerator Biscuits made with 4 or 5 ingredients are going to be your new favorite recipe.

Simple refrigerator biscuits are the star of this recipe along with either pie filling or fresh fruits, you can decide how simple you want to make this dessert treat.

These can be garnished with whipped cream or ice cream or just a sprinkle of cinnamon and sugar mixture.

There are so many possibilities to add to these refrigerator biscuits that you can have a new dessert every day of the week with my suggestions below.

If you love easy, quick desserts you may also like to try my Strawberry Mug Shortcake recipe or my 3 Ingredient Dump Cake

This dough can be wrapped around fruits, and used on top of baked fruits in a casserole or muffin tin.

Any kind of filling will work including lemon curd, Nutella, and even peanut butter and jelly for a quick sweet dessert fix.

These are so easy even the kids can make them with you and a fun family treat.

Just scroll down the recipe card for these easy printable instructions and check out our photos for ideas.


refrigerated crescent roll dough made into a dessert rolled up with apple pie filling





this is a simple refrigerator biscuit filled with fruit and baked for a dessert on a lenox china plate topped with whipped cream


Easy Creations



There are so many combinations to make using refrigerated dough


We have many suggestions below for you to try and I am sure you will come up with your favorite combinations once you see how easy these are to create.


A few pantry ingredients will have you well on your way to making this in no time.


This recipe takes less than 30 minutes and it can be simple or elegantly served.


this is a collage of biscuits filled with fruits


Ingredients You Will Need To Get Started

  • butter
  • softened butter (do not use margarine)
  • brown sugar
  • fruits of choice(apples, pears, cherries, berries, banana, mango, peaches) or pie filling
  • refrigerator biscuits (I use buttermilk, crescent rolls, or plain)
  • cinnamon or another kind of spice you like
  • cooking spray oil
  • Garnish is optional: ice cream, whipped cream, ice cream toppings, nuts, coconut


this is apples sliced with cinnamon and sugar


Tool You Will Need:


  1. deep casserole dish, muffin tin, or cookie sheet
  2. a microwave-safe dish for melting butter
  3. measuring cup
  4. spatula or spoon
  5. cookie cutters for flower shapes or other fun shapes for appetizers or making them into pop tart shapes



these are biscuits ready to bake with fruit and cinnamon sugar mixture


Tips:


  • use a cookie cutter for pretty shapes
  • always preheat the oven and bake to the biscuit package directions
  • cut the fruit you use if fresh into small pieces
  • if using bananas, they can be cut around 3 or 4 inches long and wrapped with dough
  • fruit with high water content needs to be blotted dry
  • use any kind of refrigerator biscuits, crescent rolls honey flavored or regular flavors
  • a deep casserole, muffin tin, or cookie sheet can be used
  • keep these refrigerated and reheat in foil for leftovers
  • flatten crescent rolls, fill with pie filling, roll like a horn shape, and bake to package directions
  • make pop tarts rolling the dough top and bottom filled with jelly


these are biscuits baked with apples


Other Suggestions:


  • wrap the dough around the fruit for a dumpling dessert
  • top the fruit in a deep casserole dish for a cobbler style dessert
  • these can be baked on a cookie sheet and drizzled with butter and sugar-cinnamon mixture
  • if you're not a fruit lover try Nutella, coconut, and nut filling
  • sprinkle the top with crushed nuts or coconut before baking
  • use a different spice if you're not a cinnamon lover or flavored extract like lemon, orange or vanilla depending on the fruit you use
  • for savory style appetizers: add breakfast cooked sausage and cheddar, pepperoni and mozzarella cheese, or another cooked meat with cheese, vegetables, and cheese (of any kind) brush with butter, parmesan, and granulated garlic powder


filled refrigerated biscuit dough with fruits and cinnamon sugar on top


Easy Steps

  1. Unroll the package of refrigerator biscuits and set it on a cutting board
  2. Add the fruit to the casserole dish or muffin tin, brown sugar, butter top with biscuit
  3. Bake in a preheated oven to package instructions or until the top of the biscuits is evenly browned
  4. Serve with whipped cream, ice cream, or ice cream toppings as shown below which is heated caramel with apple pie filling inside
Note: if using a cookie sheet wrap the dough around the fruit of choice drizzle with cinnamon and sugar mixture if desired and bake as directed.



these are banana baked and wrapped in dough


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Easy Recipe



Starting out with refrigerated biscuit dough can be sweet or savory, we have also stuffed them with pepperoni and mozzarella, so if you're looking for a quick appetizer, always have biscuit dough on hand.


It's perfect for unexpected guests or a weeknight simple dessert.


The recipe requires less than 25 minutes from start to finish.


Easy Filled Refrigerator Biscuits

Easy Filled Refrigerator Biscuits

Yield: 12
Author: Claudia Lamascolo
Prep time: 10 MinCook time: 29 MinTotal time: 39 Min
This is a simple fruit-filled or savory refrigerator biscuit made in less than 25 minutes and with many variations.

Ingredients

  • 1 package of refrigerator biscuits of any kind ( I use 10 in a package of buttermilk biscuits in a can any brand)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon or allspice
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh fruits of choice or use a can of pie filling of choice
  • Suggestions thin slice or diced: apples, peaches, pears, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, strawberries, mango
  • cooking spray
  • Options: casserole 3 quart, 12 cup muffin tin, baking sheet around 3 inches in height

Instructions

  1. Casserole style:
  2. Melt butter, mix with sugar and cinnamon.
  3. Spray casserole with cooking oil.
  4. Place fruit and cinnamon mixture on the bottom, then fruit.
  5. Add biscuits to the top of the fruit, bake until browned on top around 15 minutes at 350 ( check the package for directions)
  6. Muffin Tin:
  7. Spray with cooking oil.
  8. Place fruit on the bottom then a few teaspoons of the cinnamon mixture, top with biscuit bake to package instructions or until biscuit is browned.
  9. Cookie sheet: spray with cooking spray or line with parchment paper.
  10. Place the biscuits in a single file around 3 inches apart. Top with fruit, drizzle with cinnamon mixture.
  11. For wrapped: flatten dough with your palm, add fruits roll up, seam side down, drizzle each with cinnamon mixture bake the same instructions above.
  12. Serving suggestions:
  13. Ice cream, whipped cream, or top with ice cream toppings
  14. Optional Filling Suggestions:
  15. if you're not a fruit lover try Nutella, coconut, and nut filling
  16. sprinkle the top with crushed nuts or coconut before baking
  17. use a different spice if you're not a cinnamon lover or flavored extracts like lemon, orange, or vanilla depending on the fruit you use
  18. for savory style appetizers: add breakfast cooked sausage and cheddar, pepperoni, and mozzarella cheese or another cooked meat with cheese, vegetables, and cheese (of any kind) brush with butter, parmesan, and granulated garlic powder

Notes

Other Suggestions:


  • wrap the dough around the fruit for a dumpling dessert
  • top the fruit in a deep casserole dish for a cobbler style dessert
  • these can be baked on a cookie sheet and drizzled with butter and sugar-cinnamon mixture
  • if you're not a fruit lover try Nutella, coconut, and nut filling
  • sprinkle the top with crushed nuts or coconut before baking
  • use a different spice if you're not a cinnamon lover or flavored extract like lemon, orange or vanilla depending on the fruit you use
  • for savory style appetizers: add breakfast cooked sausage and cheddar, pepperoni and mozzarella cheese, or another cooked meat with cheese, vegetables, and cheese (of any kind) brush with butter, parmesan, and granulated garlic powder


Tips:


  • use a cookie cutter for pretty shapes
  • always preheat the oven and bake to the biscuit package directions
  • cut the fruit you use if fresh into small pieces
  • if using bananas, they can be cut around 3 or 4 inches long and wrapped with dough
  • fruit with high water content needs to be blotted dry
  • use any kind of refrigerator biscuits, crescent rolls honey flavored or regular flavors
  • a deep casserole, muffin tin, or cookie sheet can be used
  • keep these refrigerated and reheat in foil for leftovers
  • flatten crescent rolls, fill with pie filling, roll like a horn shape, and bake to package directions
  • make pop tarts rolling the dough top and bottom filled with jelly
  • use cookie-cutter flower, or animal shapes for the kids


Nutrition Facts

Calories

273.19

Fat (grams)

10.04

Sat. Fat (grams)

3.04

Carbs (grams)

43.91

Fiber (grams)

0.53

Net carbs

43.37

Sugar (grams)

26.37

Protein (grams)

2.03

Sodium (milligrams)

217.53

Cholesterol (grams)

5.67
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More Quick Appetizers Ideas

  1. stuffed mushrooms and sprinkle the tops with chopped tomatoes and parsley
  2. use the refrigerated dough to make an edible Christmas Tree: and you will need 15 balls to build a tree, roll the balls with cheese or pepperoni in the center starting with making the balls 5, at the bottom then 4, then 3, then 2, 1 for the top, and viola. Bake as directed on the packaging
  3. shape pigs in a blanket in a round ring and decorate the outside with rosemary sprigs for a wreath effect
  4. make my cheeseball recipe and roll into small bite-sized balls then roll in parsley with dried cranberries and use a mini pretzel stick in the center to pick them up off the platter
  5. turn my Patriotic skewers into red, green, and white by adding grapes to the stick
  6. Top Deviled Eggs with paprika and chopped parsley


this is a banana wrapped dough for dessert


Disclosure: This recipe was posted in 2013, edited, and re-published in 2021.

9 comments

  1. I keep biscuits like this on hand at all times to make easy desserts like this when I need them last minute.

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  2. These just LOOK like they're the best thing ever made. I have a can of biscuits in my fridge right now, so I guess I know what I'm making tomorrow!

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  3. Perfect recipe to use the fruit we had in the fridge. Next week we will try making savory ones!

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    1. Such a versatile recipe! Thank you for all of the suggestions and additional options. Tried Nutella and will try coconut next!

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  4. Such a delicious way to use refrigerated biscuits! So easy to make and so delicious to eat!

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  5. Oh wow! Just made these with pears! Delicious!

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  6. I have made this for a few times and love the casserole version. Smells so good and delicious with the cinnamon

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  7. Topped these apple rollups with vanilla ice cream. So delicious! Everyone kept coming back for more!

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  8. My new house has a large apple tree so this is a perfect way to use them!

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