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    Golden Crescents

    Golden Crescents. Photo by Chef Glaucia

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    2 hrs 15 mins

    2 hrs

    15 mins

    Sweet Diva's Note:

    From Taste of Home. Another one of the very first recipes I tried when learning to make my own bread. These are so tender and delicious, it's impossible to eat just one.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in water. Add sugar, 1/4 cup butter,shortening, eggs, salt and 2 cups flour; beat until smooth. Add enough of the remaining flour to form a soft dough.
    2. 2
      Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes.
    3. 3
      Place in a greased bowl; turn once to grease top.
    4. 4
      Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1-1/2 hours.
    5. 5
      Punch the dough down; divide in half.
    6. 6
      Roll each portion into a 12-in. circle.
    7. 7
      Melt remaining butter;brush over dough.
    8. 8
      Cut each circle into 12 wedges.
    9. 9
      Roll up wedges from the wide end and curve to form crescents.
    10. 10
      Place with point down 2 inches apart on greased baking sheets.
    11. 11
      Cover and let rise until doubled, about 45 minutes.
    12. 12
      Bake at 375 for 8-10 minutes or until golden.
    13. 13
      Brush with butter if desired.
    14. 14
      Yield: 2 dozen.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 05, 2008

      55

      WOW !!! Delicious crescents !!! It is really impossible to eat just one :o) ! I used only 4 cups flour, they came out perfect ! I will be making them often ! Thank you WCM? for this wonderful recipe !!!

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    Nutritional Facts for Golden Crescents

    Serving Size: 1 (42 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 24

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 134.6
     
    Calories from Fat 41
    30%
    Total Fat 4.5 g
    7%
    Saturated Fat 2.2 g
    11%
    Cholesterol 25.2 mg
    8%
    Sodium 124.0 mg
    5%
    Total Carbohydrate 20.3 g
    6%
    Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
    2%
    Sugars 4.2 g
    17%
    Protein 2.9 g
    5%

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