Crescent Rolls

Recipe by CindiJ
READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 24
YIELD: 48 rolls
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Dissolve yeast, 1 Tablespoon sugar in the water.
  • Let stand (proof) for 5 minutes.
  • Mix butter, salt, milk and remaining sugar in large mixing bowl.
  • Add 2 cups flour mixing well.
  • Add yeast and beaten eggs. Beat well.
  • Add remaining flour or enough to make a soft dough.
  • Cover dough and let rest 20 minutes.
  • Knead dough on lightly floured board and place in a greased bowl.
  • Cover and let rise until double in bulk.
  • Punch down and divide dough into thirds. Roll into a 12" diameter circle, cut circle into 16 pie shaped pieces.
  • Roll up into crescent shapes starting with the wides end.
  • Place crescent rolls on greased cookie sheet and let rise 1 hour - cover lightly with plastic wrap or flour sack tea towel. Repeat with remaining dough.
  • Bake 10-12 minutes in 375º oven or until golden brown.
  • *Note - leave plenty of room on sheets - these rolls need plenty of room - do not crowd.
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