4 Ingredient Peach Dumplings

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4 Ingredient Peach Dumplings may sound intimidating, with this recipe it is anything but! This yummy dessert comes together in a flash and requires only the simplest of ingredients, which you likely already have on hand in your pantry!  Sweet juicy peaches wrapped in a flaky dough and baked until browned.  Perfect served with a scoop of ice cream!

There is nothing quite like warm peach dumplings baking in the oven, filling your kitchen with an incredible aroma and then serving them warm with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream! They are comforting, delicious and absolutely crave-worthy! This recipe is likely to become one of your go-to recipes for an easy dessert at home with the family, or your next potluck or BBQ!

I've made these so many times and my family LOVES them! 4 Ingredient Peach Dumplings are so fast to make and taste delicious served warm with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream!

While these might taste like you spent an entire day in your kitchen baking, this recipe will leave you with plenty of time to enjoy some time with your family!  Instead of making the dough from scratch, this recipe uses crescent rolls for a short cut making this incredibly quick!  The use of canned peaches not only helps create the delicious sauce for this recipe, but it also makes this an easy year round treat!

This is one of the best quick desserts I've ever made! 4 Ingredient Peach Dumplings are so fast to make and taste delicious served warm with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream!

4 Ingredient Peach Dumplings

Sweet juicy peaches wrapped in a flaky dough and baked until browned.  Perfect served with a scoop of ice cream!

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  • 1 can crescent rolls (8 count)
  • 1 can peach halves in light syrup , juice reserved
  • 1/2 cup butter , melted
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cut peaches in half.
  3. Unroll crescent rolls and roll each peach in a crescent roll. Place in an 8×8 baking dish or casserole dish.
  4. Combine melted butter with 2/3 cup of reserved peach syrup. Pour over rolls.
  5. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar. Bake 30-35 minutes or until lightly browned.
  6. Serve warm with ice cream.

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My family always requests this Peach Dumplings recipe when the weather starts to get warmer in the spring because this dessert tastes exactly like we imagine a sun-ripened summer day would if it had a flavor!  The simplicity of this recipe ensures that I never deny their requests!

 Recipe Adapted From OMG Chocolate Desserts

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Holly is a wine and cheese lover, recipe creator, shopping enthusiast and self appointed foodie. Her greatest passion is creating in the kitchen and making deliciously comforting recipes for the everyday home cook!

142 comments on “4 Ingredient Peach Dumplings”

  1. This is so genius, I’m not sure why I never thought of it!!

  2. Love crescent rolls for things like this! These look so good and I cannot wait for all the juicy peaches come summertime! (even though these don’t require fresh, there is nothing like a fresh peach!)

    • I totally agree!! Eating fresh ripe juicy peaches (and corn on the cob) is one of my favorite parts of summer!

    • I have peaches from The Peach Truck in my freezer.. Any suggestions as to how to substitute them for the canned peaches?

      • If you thaw the peaches with sugar on them, the sugar draws out the peach juice. This, also, works on strawberries. Use enough sugar so that the juice will be as sweet as you would like. I use to freeze fresh, sliced peaches & this is what I would do so that we would have peach shortcake in the cold winter months.

  3. This looks amazing but at what temp do we cook this?

  4. I didn’t see an oven temp. for this.

  5. Lovely desserts. Thank you

  6. Yummmmm

  7. Looks great – I will be making this soon. What size is the can of peaches??

    • I use the smaller can. You’ll need 4 peach halves (each cut in half to give you a total of 8).

      • Holly, will the crescent rolls cook and not be dough-sticky beneath the juice?

        Love your recipes.

        • Hi Joann, thanks! The rolls should not be sticky dough underneath. You can cover with foil and cook for a few extra moments if the bottoms seem a little too doughy.

  8. These are great ideal when you to make quick dessert, thank you

  9. They look so yummy. I just don’t like the crescent rolls, because of chemical additives. Have you ever seen organic crescent rolls?

  10. What can you use in place of the syrup from the can of peaches? I am using fresh peaches.

  11. Looks delicious

  12. most bread machines have-a recipe to make crescent rolls. I think it is mix rise then roll out the rolls.

  13. Do you have a favorite slow cooker cassarole that can be prepared directly from a grocery bag…in a hotel room? Sounds wierd, I know! But I am going to a picnic out-of-state and won’t have use of a kitchen. Just a mini fridge and outlet. Can you help?


  14. What size can of peaches do you use?

  15. A must try for me easy and delicious. Keeper.

  16. So easy and delicious a go to recipe for any occasion.

  17. Great recipes

  18. Love this recipe idea. What if you just have peaches in heavy syrup? Or will that not work?

  19. For the cinnamon and sugar mixture, how much cinnamon and how much sugar? Thanks.

  20. So what are the other two ingredients for peach dumplings????

  21. Looks very yummy Definitely going to make this.

  22. Your peach recipe says to use canned peach halves, and the instructions say to cut peaches in half. Cut the halves in half, or just use the halves as they are? Sounds yummy.

  23. Hi Holly,
    Will the Grands Crescent work just as well? It’s bake time is only 12/15 mins noticed your’s say 30 to 35 mins. Will it take much longer due to size ?

    • Yes, the bake time is a little bit longer because they are touching and in sauce. The grands should work just fine. You’ll want to make sure the center is cooked before removing it from the oven.

  24. Wonderful! Made this and it was delicious! Thank you for sharing this super easy recipe!

  25. I made the peach cobbler so fast so easy and really really good.Thank you for the recipe. I will make others recipes of yours also. Do you have a cook book if so would Barnes and Noble have it ?

    Thanks, Evelyn

  26. Holly, thank you and my family thanks you for your delicious Peach Dumpling recipe! It was a hit in our home. I want to make another for the 4th of July cookout, but my question is… can I do the same with canned apple’s? (Pie filling )
    Thank you

    • This would work with apple pie filling however you won’t have the liquid to create the sauce. You can sub in apple juice or another sweet drink (such as Sprite). Enjoy!

  27. How do I use Fresh Peaches instead of canned?

  28. This looks so yummy… I’m making this.
    Thank you so much for the recipe.

  29. Can I use canned Apples instead of peaches ?

  30. Could you make with fresh peaches also?

  31. Need good recipe for soft oatmeal and raisin cookies

  32. I love all of your recipes! Thank you

  33. The video on facebook says to bake for 15 mins. Which is it? 15 or 30 – 35 mins.

  34. Wonderful, quick and tasty,yummy!

  35. I am trying this recipe this weekend. I purchased the Del Monte peach halves smaller can as indicated. However, I could not find the light syrup only the heavy syrup. Do you feel I need to dilute the syrup in any way to achieve the same result? Or do you feel the heavy syrup is OK as is?

  36. Could I please ask what are crescent rolls is it a type of pastry

  37. These look scrumptious…. Can’t wait to prepare and enjoy!! Thx

  38. I need the type of dough u use for covering the peaches. Thsnks

  39. Holly, do you have a good potato salad recipe>

  40. Love anything with peaches

  41. Okay, my review. I tried this because I thought it would be any easy thing for my 83 year old dad to do for himself as he loves peach cobbler. I felt like the amount of butter and syrup were a little heavy so I cut the butter to 3/4 of a stick and cut syrup to 1/2 cup. I always put lemon juice in my cobbler so I added 2 tsp making it a 5 ingredient recipe, sorry. IT WAS AMAZINGLY FABULOUS! If you are making ahead, you might want to use more liquid because it soaks it up over time and might leave you without drizzling syrup for your ice cream. Also, I see no reason you couldn’t just lay out half the crescent dough, top with peaches and end with the second layer of dough. It would be even better (and easy) if you used fresh peaches when in season. But the beauty of it really is that you can pull it off just about any time! I’m going to make him one and take it to him with the ingredients to make another!

  42. I just made them, used fresh peaches, and was enough juice to add to butter. Had them with vanilla ice-cream. Very tasty and not a lot of sugar.

  43. Yummy, great recipes easy and quick!

  44. These recipes look simply delicious ! I can’t wait ti try them. Best of all they are quick and easy. So great for our busy lives.

  45. Peach Dumpling, I have to do this, I love peaches anytime, anyway…

  46. I love easy and simple recipes. Thank you. Peach dumplings sounds delicious.

  47. Can’t wait to try some of these!!!####

  48. It sounds so delicious and I’m gonna try them send recipes to me.

  49. Loved it!!! Next time I will use the remaining peaches in the pan because I want more peach flavor.

  50. Hi holly ,was wondering can I use a can of sliced peaches ?

    • That would certainly work.

      • Holly – I have made “Apple dumplings ” for years , making my own caramel to pour over, (then Mtn. Dew). However, we are having a cooking class at church. Seven 8-10 year olds will be making dessert for about 50 people. We have only an hour so have to keep it simple! Your peach dumplings are perfect! How many crescent pkgs and cans of peaches? Thanks for your help.

        • Each package of crescents contains 8 rolls. You will need about 7 rolls. The peaches will depend on the size of the can but you will need about 1/4 peach per roll so about 28 peach halves. Hope that helps.

  51. Love this recipe love peaches

  52. All your food looks great.

  53. Loved this recipe but it was a little doughy on the bottom

  54. Thank you so much for sharing your recipe n the reviews. Positive m negative I always enjoyed reading your blogs. Keep up the good work.

  55. This peach cobbler recipe is so easy and delicious. You may send me recipes anytime thank. You

  56. I made these for an end of summer party. I used a cookie pan and made close to 50. I used frozen peaches (3 lbs) sprinkled with a little sugar to come to room temp. It gave off about 3 cups of juice. I raped each crescent in a whole peach slice. Yes they stuck out a little and got a little brown. I used 2 cups of the juice to pour over the batch. I did use the spice and sugar on top. I made my own dough. I used the extra peaches and juice to flavor some frozen whipped cream

  57. If I were to use fresh peaches how many would I need?

  58. Your recipes are easy and so delicious.

  59. Could you use Aplle pie filling

  60. Looks good and so easy. Thanks!

  61. What size can of peaches? Recipe doesn’t say. Thanks!

  62. What if I only have canned peaches in fruit juice, not syrup. Should I add sugar? Thanks.

  63. Any thoughts on how to convert this to a crock pot recipe?

  64. Can this be done in the Crockpot? Directions?

  65. These recipes look so good! I will try them! Love your website!

  66. I made this last night and while hubby was sceptical at first, he and I both agree it is very yummy! I accidentally bought the sliced peaches in fruit juice vs the halves in syrup but it in no way impacted the tasty factor. Very delish dessert and so easy!

  67. always find great recipes/ Thanks so much for sharing

  68. Hi the peach dumpling dessert sounds great however I live in Australia and have not heard of the can of dough you are mentioning
    What could I use instead

  69. LLove your recipes

  70. hello there was looking at your lovely desert peach dumplins .. i am in australia.. can you explane what cressent rolls are, i have never heard of them or simular would love to make them

    • Hello, they are a canned biscuit that is very popular here! Puff pastry would be a good substitution that I believe you have in Australia!

  71. I am new to baking. Can I use fresh tree picked peaches for this recipe?

    Rating: 5
    • Hi Vonetta! Yes. If you use fresh peaches, you’ll need to replace the peach juice from the can with juice or with a soda like 7-Up.

  72. It’s very delicious

  73. Love  making these,   ❤️❤️❤️

  74. In follow up to one of the comments there are organic crescent rolls…Annie’s makes them at the store I buy from. Also I made this recipe with peaches in 100% juice…I didn’t see ‘light syrup’ only heavy syrup and juice so went the juice route and was a little worried but they turned out great! I did need to bake mine for 40 minutes and just sprinkled them with a spoon of sugar and a few dashes of cinnamon and it turned out great! Looks a little sad with just 8 going into the 8×8 casserole dish but they puff up quite a bit and it ends up covering just about the whole dish. Easy, yummy, and kid friendly. Thanks for the recipe!

    Rating: 3
  75. You can use Mountain Dew soda when using fresh peaches. Works great as well as great flavor.

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