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These easy and delicious Appetizer Crescent Rolls with Prosciutto and Fig are a gourmet finger food you can whip up with a few ingredients and about 30 minutes!


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In search of even more delicious appetizer ideas?

Why not try my Italian Egg Rolls with ProsciuttoPhilly Cheesesteak Jalapeno Poppers, Salami Cheesesteak Wontons with Tangy Special SauceJalapeño Poppers with Prosciutto, Corn and Goat Cheese or General Tso’s Ramen Egg Rolls!

Easy and tasty appetizer crescent rolls- ready in under 30 minutes!

As easy as a crescent roll recipe can be- these Prosciutto fig sandwich roll ups are an impressive little finger food you can make in less than a half hour. They’re a great party food for guests, or just a great simple snack or dinner for a few people. It’s like a little gourmet Italian sadwich that fits in the palm of your hand!

Appetizer Crescent Rolls with Prosciutto and Fig

What goes into the prosciutto sandwich crescents?

To make this super simple crescent roll appetizer, you will need:

  • A package of crescent roll dough such as Pillsbury.
  • A bit of butter.
  • Sliced prosciutto.
  • Fresh sage leaves.
  • Fresh figs, or dried figs.
  • Shredded Italian blend cheese.

These little prosciutto sandwiches are super elegant, but also SUPER easy. Just wrap a few ingredients in crescent dough, pop em in the oven- and in under 15 minutes they’re ready to eat!

filling the crescent rolls

What if I can’t find fresh figs?

If you can’t find fresh figs, you can substitute the couple of slices of fresh figs that go into each crescent roll for a whole dried fig! The flavor is still delicious! Alternatively, you could also use dried apricots or dates.

fresh figs and sage

Side dish suggestions for this easy crescent roll recipe

I love these little bite side sandwiches as-is! Some great accompaniments are a nice bowl of creamy tomato soup, or a side of balsamic glaze to dip them in!

These little gourmet sandwich roll ups make a great appetizer, or a quick and easy dinner!

Appetizer Crescent Rolls with Prosciutto and Fig


If you’re new to Jawns, I’ll let you in on a little secret; I’m OBSESSED with prosciutto. If you’ve got the bug like me- here are a few more recipe recommendations for the deliciously cured meat:

Garlic Parmesan Pigs in a Blanket with Prosciutto

Jalapeno Poppers with Prosciutto, Corn and Goat Cheese

30 Minute Prosciutto Mozzarella Chicken Breast

Harissa Pizza with Prosciutto and Smoked Mozzarella

Appetizer Crescent Rolls with Prosciutto and Fig

Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Keyword: crescent roll, prosciutto
Servings: 4


  • 1 8 oz package of crescent roll dough
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 8 thin slices of prosciutto
  • 8 fresh sage leaves
  • 4 Fresh figs cut, into 4 slices each , (or 8 dried figs)
  • 1/2 cup shredded Italian blend cheese


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
    2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
    3. Heat butter in a large skillet or nonstick pan over medium-high heat.
    4. Add the prosciutto in a single layer (some minor overlap is OK), and cook until crisp, about 2 minutes per side.
    5. Transfer to a plate to cool.
    6. Add sage leaves to the pan, and cook until crispy, about 1 minute.
    7. Remove to plate with prosciutto to cool enough to handle.
    8. On each crescent roll, lay a slice of prosciutto, a tbsp of cheese, 2 slices of fig, and a fried sage leaf.
    9. Roll to close.
    10. Transfer to parchment lined baking sheet and bake for 12-14 minutes, until golden brown.

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