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Cooking: Apple Crescents
Grade Level(s): 1-2, 3-5
By: Tamara Allgaier

Students follow recipe for apple crescents.


Students will practice their measuring skills, follow directions and practice practical application of those skills.


  • sliced apples
  • crescent rolls
  • cinnamon
  • sugar
  • water
  • butter
  • muffin pans and muffin liners
  • pan
  • tabletop cooking coil
  • oven access


Divide students into groups of 3-4. Each student shall follow the recipe for "mini-apple crescents".

5-6 apples slices
1 tsp. Cinnamon
1 tsp. Sugar
1 tsp. butter
crescent rolls

  1. Place butter in pan. Add cinnamon, sugar and apples. Stir while cooking until apples appear tender.
  2. Unwrap crescent rolls. Place muffin liners in muffin pan.
  3. Place the crescent roll in muffin liner. Do not fold.
  4. Spoon apples into roll; then bring up crescent roll corners and crimp.
  5. Prick with fork twice. Cook in 300 degree oven for about 15 min. Check to make sure the rolls don't get too brown.
  6. Remove from oven, cool and eat!

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