Looking for a quick dessert that’s guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser? Try my cranberry cheese roll-ups. Made from 6 simple ingredients, these cranberry cheese roll-ups come together in under 20 minutes and are so delicious.

Cranberry Cheese Roll-Ups – Healthyish Foods

I love this recipe because it comes together so quickly and yet feels very elegant. Plus, the cheese and cranberry mixture tastes so good together with the flaky, buttery dough. Once you get that first bite, you can really taste the tartness from the cranberries and orange zest. It goes so well with the creamy and slightly sweet cheese filling. Combined with the buttery, flaky dough drizzled with honey, and this is one Healthyish dessert! It almost reminds me of a cranberry cheese danish, but much easier to prepare and make. 

Cranberry Cheese Roll-Ups – Healthyish Foods

I don’t know about you guys, but there is something about cranberries that just make me feel like the holidays are in full effect. Maybe it’s their color or their delicious flavor, but they always feel so fun and festive. So, give this delicious and easy dessert recipe a try! You’ll be so glad you did. 

Looking for more Healthyish dessert ideas? Try my vegan pumpkin cookies or my cinnamon apple crumble. Both are perfect for the holidays or any day really! 

Cranberry Cheese Roll-Ups – Healthyish Foods
Cranberry Cheese Roll-Ups – Healthyish Foods

Cranberry Cheese Roll-Ups

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  • 1 can Crescent rolls – 8 rolls per can
  • ½ can whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 2 teaspoons orange zest
  • ½ cup whipped cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons cane sugar
  • Honey to drizzle on top


  • baking tray
  • 2 small mixing bowls


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  • Remove the crescent rolls from the refrigerator and let them warm up for a few minutes before opening them. They are easier to work with when they warm up a touch first.
  • In a small mixing bowl, combine the whole berry cranberry sauce and the orange zest. Stir well.
  • In a separate small bowl, combine the whipped cream cheese and sugar using a spoon. Mix well.
  • Next, you’ll unroll the crescent rolls and place a dollop of the cranberry mixture and the cheese mixture on the wide end of the dough. Simply roll the crescent up and place it on the baking tray. Repeat until all the crescents are filled and rolled.
  • Bake for 12-13 minutes or until the rolls are golden brown.
  • Option to drizzle them with honey for an extra pop of flavor.
  • Serve warm and enjoy!