Copycat Crescent Roll Dough in a Can

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READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 16 rolls
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Soften yeast in warm water.
  • Stir in sugar, salt, egg, shortening, and 1 cup flour.
  • Stir in remaining flour.
  • Place in glass or plastic bowl and cover with dampened (not dripping) towel.
  • Let rise in warm place until double, about 1.5 hours
  • Roll out 1/4 inch thick.
  • If you are using as a substitute for the stuff in a can, stop here.
  • To make crescents, roll in a 12" circle, spread with butter, and cut in 16 wedges.
  • Roll up from wide end and place on greased cookie sheet point side down.
  • Cover and let rise in warm place until double, about 1 hour.
  • Meanwhile, preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Bake 12-15 minutes until golden brown.
  • Brush with more butter if desired.
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