Cranberry Lemon Crescent Roll Pull Apart Bread

This delicious Pull Apart Bread recipe is tasty for a holiday, breakfast, brunch, or dessert! Made with crescent rolls, cranberries, and fresh lemon, this Cranberry Lemon Crescent Roll Pull Apart Bread recipe is served hot, flipped over like an upside down cake—steaming hot and gooey good! Make sure you have plenty of napkins!

Cranberry Lemon Crescent Roll Pull Apart Bread Recipe

Happy Monday, Friends! We’ve had a beautiful display of white snow the last few weeks. It started when our friends came for the weekend and we ended up at the Fall River again, flyfishing, and my friend Kristi and me hiking around.

It was glorious.

Fall River
Pull apart bread

Just in time for holiday company, this recipe, Cranberry Lemon Crescent Roll Pull Apart Bread, is perfect for a leisurely breakfast or even a holiday brunch. Easter is this week, which is so hard to believe. You may also love this Strawberry Breakfast Yogurt Cake or Pear Butternut Squash Breakfast Casserole or

Best Cranberry Lemon Crescent Roll Pull Apart Bread

Instead of the usual refrigerated biscuits, I love to use crescent rolls.

Pull Apart Bread

I just knew years ago we should have purchased stock in the Pillsbury brand (kidding). I mean, Cresent Rolls are the easiest ingredient for holiday recipes!!

Easy Cranberry Lemon Crescent Roll Pull Apart Bread

Cranberry Lemon Crescent Roll Pull Apart Bread

You make the gooey bottom, which eventually becomes the topping when you flip it over (like this peach upside down cake).

Best Cranberry Lemon Crescent Roll Pull Apart Bread Recipe

Serve it hot, and it’s so gooey ooey good!

More holiday breakfast recipes

And if you are looking for some hot breakfast casseroles to serve with it? This Winter Breakfast Casserole Recipe, Slow Cooker Pesto Denver Omelette, or Challah French Toast Breakfast are great recipes to try! Or this Slow Cooker Cinnamon Roll Monkey Bread [Crazy for Crust] or Hawaiin Pineapple Coconut Crescent Braid [Melissa’s Southern Style Kitchen].

Flyfishing Fall River

Elk in Sunriver, OR

We saw the stately elk in Sunriver again! It’s been over a year since we’ve seen them, and we wondered where they were. :)

Elk in Sunriver, Oregon

On the way to the Fall River, there they were, running through the field and eventually crossing the road. I just love the elk.

I’m excited for Easter, Friends. Feel free to email me with any questions, at any time!

Happy Monday!

Cranberry Lemon Crescent Roll Pull Apart Bread for Holidays

Cranberry Lemon Crescent Roll Pull Apart Bread

Pull Apart Bread recipe is tasty for a holiday, breakfast, brunch, or dessert! Made with crescent rolls, cranberries, and fresh lemon, this Cranberry Lemon Crescent Roll Pull Apart Bread recipe is served hot, flipped over like an upside down cake—steaming hot and gooey good! Optional to use refrigerated biscuits, but we love crescent rolls the best for this recipe!

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup sugar, separated
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts (or whatever nuts you have on hand)
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 2 Tbsp. grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 3 tubes crescent rolls, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • Glaze: 1 cup powdered sugar and 2 T. lemon juice (optional)

Directions:

  1. Spray a 9×13 pan with cooking spray.
  2. Add boiling water to the cranberries and soak for 5 minutes; drain well.
  3. In a small bowl, combine 1/4 cup sugar, chopped nuts, drained cranberries, grated lemon peel (or zest), and melted butter. Mix well and press down on the bottom of a 9×13 pan.
  4. With kitchen scissors, cut the 3 tubes of crescent rolls into 1-inch pieces. Place in a large bowl. Sprinkle the remaining 1/4 cup sugar over the dough; gently toss.
  5. Place the dough evenly on top of cranberry nut mixture.
    Bake at 375 for about 25-30 minutes, until golden brown.
  6. Remove from oven, cut around the outside of the edges and invert onto a rectangular dish.
  7. Optional to top with the lemon drizzle. Cover with foil to keep hot until serving!
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Cranberry Lemon Crescent Roll Pull Apart Bread

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