Cheesy Ham Croissants

These tasty Cheesy Ham Croissants are the perfect way to use up all that leftover ham. Ready in about 15 minutes!

cheesy ham croissants

If you are looking for a quick Snack or Appetizer, look no further than these Cheesy Ham Croissants.

These creamy savory bites of deliciousness are super easy to make and the best part is you only need 3 ingredients.

cheesy ham croissants

Leftover ham (or anything for that matter) will often challenge us to get creative in the kitchen, and these cheesy ham croissants are the perfect solution.

I almost always like to brush the top of my pastry with a little egg wash, but you can skip that step if you don’t want to “waste” an egg just for this recipe.

cheesy ham croissants

Another great option would be to skip the ham and mix the cream cheese with chopped bacon and jalapeños to make a creamy jalapeño popper croissant!

cheesy ham croissants
Tips
  • While you can pretty much use any brand of cream cheese, I highly recommend you use Philadelphia brand cream cheese. You will taste the difference.

You will need the following ingredients to make this Cheesy Ham Croissants recipe. For ingredient amounts please refer to the printable recipe card at the bottom of this post.

  • Cooked Ham – Any Leftover Ham will do
  • Cream Cheese – I prefer Philadelphia Brand Cream Cheese
  • Refrigerated Crescent Rolls – I like to use Grands! brand (no affiliation)
  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F.
  2. In a mixing bowl mix the diced ham and cream cheese. Set aside.
  3. Unroll and separate each crescent roll. Place a spoonful of the ham mixture on each. Roll up.
  4. Brush a little of the egg wash on each crescent roll.
  5. Place on a baking sheet. Bake for 15-18 minutes until golden brown.

Printable Recipe Card

cheesy ham croissants

Cheesy Ham Croissants

These tasty Cheese and Ham Croissants are the perfect way to use up all that leftover ham. Ready in about 15 minutes!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Course Snacks
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 280 kcal

Equipment

  • Bowl for Mixing
  • Baking Sheet

Ingredients
 

  • 1 ½ Cups Ham, cooked & diced
  • 8 oz Cream Cheese, softened
  • 12 oz Refrigerated Crescent Rolls
  • 1 Egg, beaten with a little water

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 425°F.
  • In a mixing bowl mix the diced ham and cream cheese. Set aside.
  • Unroll and separate each crescent roll. Place a spoonful of the ham mixture on each. Roll up.
  • Brush a little of the egg wash on each crescent roll.
  • Place on a baking sheet. Bake for 15-18 minutes until golden brown.

Nutrition

Calories: 280kcalCarbohydrates: 19gProtein: 7gFat: 21gSaturated Fat: 10gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 44mgSodium: 668mgPotassium: 97mgSugar: 5gVitamin A: 381IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 29mgIron: 1mg

Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.

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One Comment

  1. Caroline says:

    These ham croissants were delicious. Brought them to a breakfast party and they a great hit.

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