Crescent Roll Dough (Bread Machine)

READY IN: 4hrs 12mins
SERVES: 16-24
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In bread machine:
  • Place ingredients in bread machine in above order and choose the dough cycle.
  • Divide the dough in half.
  • Roll each half into a 9" round circle.
  • Spread some softened butter onto each circle (if desired) and cut each circle into 8 or 12 pie-shaped wedges, depending on the size of roll you want.
  • Starting with the wide end, roll up each wedge.
  • Place on greased baking pan, cover with a cloth and let stand for about 2 hours until roll has doubled in size.
  • Bake at 375 for 12 minutes.
  • Without bread machine:
  • In a large bowl, mix together yeast, milk and sugar. Let stand for 30 minutes.
  • Mix eggs, butter and salt into yeast mixture.
  • Mix in flour, 2 cups at a time.
  • Cover with wax paper and let dough stand at room temperature overnight.
  • In the morning, divide the dough in half.
  • Roll each half into a 9" round circle.
  • Spread cutter on circle and cut each round into 8 or 12 pie-shaped wedges.
  • Roll up each wedge starting from wide end.
  • Place on greased cookie sheets and let stand until ready to bake. Bake at 375 for 12 minutes.
  • To freeze:
  • Roll up each wedge, place on a greased baking pan (cookie sheet) or on greased wax paper.
  • Place pan in freezer for about an hour. When dough is frozen, put into freezer safe Ziplock bags.
  • To bake, remove rolls from bag, place them on a greased baking pan to defrost and to give time to rise (about 2 hours). After dough has doubled, bake at 375 for 12 minutes.
  • Preparation time does not allow the 1 1/2 hours dough cycle or 2 hours needed to rise.
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