To Die for Crescent Rolls

Recipe by rickie
READY IN: 40mins




  • **prepare the night before.
  • Put Crisco and salt in glass measuring cup.
  • add the 1 cup of boiling water.
  • stir till dissolved and becomes lukewarm.
  • Dissolve yeast in the warm water.
  • Beat the eggs with the sugar till well beaten.
  • Add the lukewarm Crisco mixture and the dissolved yeast.
  • Add 2 cups of flour, mix in well, then add the remaining flour, mix in well.
  • Add sufficient flour to make a'kneadable' dough, and knead it lightly till well mixed.
  • Put into a bowl (covered) overnite in the frig.
  • Cut the dough in half.
  • Roll into two 'rounds'-- 1/4 inch thickness.
  • Spread with soft butter, cut into pie shaped wedges and roll into 'crescents'.
  • Put on a parchment (or silpat) lined baking sheet and let rise till approximately double in size.
  • Bake at 375 degrees about 8- 10 minutes, until golden brown.