Crescent Rolls

A wonderful replacement for canned crescent rolls

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Crescent Rolls

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 2

    * 2 (.25 ounce) packages active dry yeast

  • ¾

    * ¾ cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)

  • ½

    * ½ cup white sugar

  • 1

    * 1 teaspoon salt

  • 2

    * 2 eggs

  • ½

    * ½ cup butter

  • 4

    * 4 cups all-purpose flour

  • ¼

    * ¼ cup butter, softened

Directions

1. Dissolve yeast in warm water. 2. Stir in sugar, salt, eggs, shortening, and 2 cups of flour. Beat until smooth. Mix in remaining flour until smooth. Scrape dough from side of bowl. Knead dough, then cover it and let rise in a warm place until double (about 1-1/2 hours). 3. Punch down dough. Divide in half. Roll each half into a 12-inch circle. Spread with butter. Cut into 10 to 15 wedge. Roll up the wedges starting with the wide end. Place rolls with point under on a greased baking sheet. Cover and let rise until double (about 1 hour). 4. Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 12-15 minute or until golden brown. Brush tops with butter when they come out.


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