Crescent Rolls

Crescent Rolls created by Nimz_

I've been making these dinner rolls for years and everyone always loves them. Recipe source: The Finnish Cookbook

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3hrs 30mins
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  • In a large bowl dissolve the yeast in warm water.
  • In a saucepan heat the cream (or milk) over med heat to boiling point (but don't let it boil) and add butter to milk. Remove from heat and cool to lukewarm.
  • Add milk/butter mixture to yeast mixture.
  • Add salt (1 teaspoon) and one cup of flour, stirring to combine. Add remainder of flour, a little at a time until you have a stiff dough. Let dough rest for 15 minutes.
  • Turn dough out on floured board and knead until smooth.
  • Put dough in a greased bowl, turning to grease both sides of dough. Cover with plastic wrap and/or damp towel. Let rise until doubled (1 - 2 hours).
  • Turn dough out onto floured board and roll it into a 16-inch circle. Spread dough with soft butter and cut into 8 wedges. Roll each wedge up, starting at wide end and shape into a cresent. Place rolls on a greased baking sheet and brush with egg white and sprinkle with kosher salt and caraway seeds.
  • Let roll rise for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 375-degrees F.
  • Bake rolls for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.
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  1. College Girl
    Fed the yeast with a pinch of sugar. I used the dough for cheeseburger pie crust and for margarita pizza crust with anchovies. yumm-o. great
  2. Nimz_
    Crescent Rolls Created by Nimz_
  3. Nimz_
    Crescent Rolls Created by Nimz_
  4. Nimz_
    OMG these turned out huge, making 8 of them but oh so delicious. I'll never buy the store brand again. this is just too easy to make. Thanks ellie for sharing. Just delicious :) Made for ZWT #6
  5. Chef.Jules
    The rolls had a great taste but made many more than 8. I actually had about 17 and they still seemed kind of "thick." I need to practice rolling out dough, though, so probably my fault! Will make again.
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