These crescent roll garlic knots are stuffed with mozzarella cheese and drizzled with the most delicious garlic butter. They’re quick and easy recipe to make and they taste delicious!
What is Crescent Roll Garlic Knots
Crescent Roll Garlic Knots are basically heaven on earth!
Imagine the soft, buttery layers of a crescent roll dough, stuffed with cheese and then doused with a savory, buttery punch of garlic and herbs.
Each bite is a flaky little piece of heaven, with garlicky goodness, and cheesiness that makes you want to dance around in your kitchen.
Perfect for gatherings, or for those nights when you just want to treat yourself to something extra special and oh-so-delicious.
These knots are the ultimate indulgent comfort food with a gourmet twist.. or knot if you will.
Ingredients and Substitutions
- Crescent Rolls - This dough makes this recipe super easy. You could also swap it for pizza dough or homemade dough.
- Cheese Sticks - Low moisture mozzarella cheese sticks - yes, the kind from your childhood lunch box. You could also use grated low moisture mozzarella or even swap for another cheese of your choice if you're not into it.
- Salted Butter - If you're using unsalted butter, be sure to add a hefty pinch of kosher salt.
- Olive Oil - Olive oil is ideal but you could use another oil if you wanted.
- Garlic - Fresh, chunky garlic is the bet for this recipe. You could use the shelf stable variety if you had to.
- Parsley - Parsley doesn't add so much flavor but it really does bring out the goodness in the sauce. Plus, it adds color.
- Red Pepper Flakes - Totally optional but i love that they add the slightest bite!
- Garlic Salt - You could absolutely use garlic powder and salt if you don't have two in one garlic salt seasoning.
How to make it
Making garlic knots out of crescent dough is super easy!
FIrst, preheat oven to 375F degrees!
Roll out crescent roll dough and divide into 4 rectangles. Be sure to use your fingers to patch up any open seams or visible holes.
Add half a mozzarella stick to each rectangle of crescent roll. Then roll the mozzarella stick up in the dough and pinch the edges closed.
Gently tie the cheese stuffed dough into a knot and place on a lined baking sheet.
Drizzle each one with olive oil and garlic salt.
Put in the oven and bake for 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, add butter and olive oil to a pan over medium heat.
Once the butter is melted and combined with the olive oil, add the garlic and cook over low for 2-3 minutes or until fragrant and tender.
Add parsley and red pepper flakes and stir. Cook for 3 more minutes on low.
Once the garlic knots are golden brown, remove them from the oven and drizzle the garlic butter over the top.
What goes with Crescent Roll Garlic Knots
Want to throw an appetizer party!? GREAT IDEA!
I suggest pairing these these garlic knots with my Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Meatball Skillet or my Pesto Meatballs, Whipped Honey Ricotta with Saffron Roasted Tomatoes, or these upside down puff pastries.
For dessert, I suggest my easy 4 ingredient nutella fudge!
Frequently asked questions
How long can garlic knots sit out?
Garlic knots might look resilient, but after about 2 hours of strutting their stuff on the counter, they start to lose their fab flair and safety. Best to munch them or stash them in the fridge sooner rather than later!
How do you store garlic knots with cheese?
Wrap that cheesy garlic goodness in some foil and pop it in the fridge – tomorrow's snack is gonna be delish. When read to reheat, just pop them in the oven at 375 until warm.
How long does cheesy garlic bread last in the fridge?
Wrapped up snugly in the fridge, cheesy garlic bread can ride the flavor wave for about 3 to 4 days before it loses its charisma. Dive in sooner for the best munchin' experience!
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Crescent Roll Garlic Knots
- Preheat oven to 375F degrees.
- Roll out crescent rolls and divide into 4 rectangles. Be sure to use your fingers to patch up any open seams or visible holes.
- Add half a mozzarella stick to each rectangle of crescent roll. Roll the mozzarella stick up in the dough and pinch the edges closed.
- Gently tie the cheese stuffed dough into a knot and place on a lined baking sheet. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon olive oil and garlic salt.
- Place in the oven and bake for 15 minutes.
- Meanwhile, add butter and remaining olive oil to a pan over medium heat. Once the butter is melted and combined with the olive oil, add the garlic and cook over low for 2-3 minutes or until fragrant and tender.
- Add parsley and red pepper flakes and stir. Cook for 3 more minutes on low.
- Once the garlic knots are golden brown, remove them from the oven and drizzle the garlic butter over the top.