Apple Butter Cruffins are crescent roll dough smothered in homemade apple butter, rolled, cut, and baked in a muffin tin, topped with cinnamon and sugar.The entire recipe is made with just four ingredients! And, you get all the apple flavor without peeling or dicing any apples! I also have Cinnamon Sugar Cruffins you will love! What Is A Cruffin? A cruffin is a pastry that’s a mix of two tasty treats: a croissant and a muffin.Imagine if a croissant, which is a flaky and buttery bread, and a muffin, which is like a soft and round cake, decided to become best friends.
They’d create a cruffin! But, this recipe uses crescent roll dough in place of croissant dough to make this an easy recipe that anyone can make (no homemade dough required).Ingredients & Substitutions Dough: I used storebought crescent roll dough that came in sheets (no perforations).But, you could still use the original dough that does have perforations, just pinch the seams together. If you want to make your own dough for cruffins, there are a couple of options.
You could check out the New York Times Croissant recipe.Or, use the dough that I make for my Pumpkin Puff Pastry.Apple Butter: Apple butter is a delicious apple-flavored spread that is wonderful on bread or used as a condiment.
The name can be confusing since it isn’t made with butter but is more like jams and jellies.For the best flavor, make homemade apple butter! Or, you can buy a jar at the store.Topping: The