Dad's Crescent Rolls

Dad's Crescent Rolls

5 reviews, 3.8 star(s). 50% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

Rich, golden crescent rolls - a Christmas tradition for many years

Ingredients

2 package Yeast
1 tablespoon Sugar
2 Eggs
1 teaspoon Salt
1/2 cup Sugar
1/2 cup Margarine
3 1/2 cups Flour

Original recipe makes 32

Servings  

Preparation

Proof 2 PKGS dry yeast + 1 tbsp sugar in 3/4 cup warm water.

Let stand 10 minutes then stir.

Add

2 eggs

1 tsp salt

1/2 cup sugar

3 1/2 cups flour

1/2 cup butter

Mix well and knead added flour until dough is smooth and not sticky. Let rise 2 hours. Punch down and roll out two circles-14 inches in diameter. Smooth butter over top of each.

Cut into 16 wedges. Roll up from larger end. Place on cookie sheet.

Let raise two more hours. Cook 10-12 minutes

Enjoy.

Notes

This recipe was a tradition at our home for many Christmases when I was growing up. It became misplaced for a number of years and resurfaced in 2004, just a year before my father died.

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Bake at 350 for 10 to 15 min until golden brown.. no bake temp in recipe
seansteiner 1y ago

They came out so light and fluffy - which is amazing, since my breads tend to come out tough and heavy. Mmmmmm loved the fresh baked out of the oven taste. Didn't need to let them rise for two hours, though, they were huge after just one hour. Would be very nice if the recipe included a bake temperature. I guessed and the tops got a little dark.
xena69 6y ago

These are tasty and especially tasty warm. They are attractive. But the consistency of the bread leaves is firm. I've finally learned that if I want croissants I need to put in the work to make croissants.
dhill 8y ago

This recipe was a tradition at our home for many Christmases when I was growing up. It became misplaced for a number of years and resurfaced in 2004, just a year before my father died.
dhill 8y ago

These sound so good!
princessfiona 10y ago

This recipe was a tradition at our home for many Christmases when I was growing up. It became misplaced for a number of years and resurfaced in 2004, just a year before my father died. [I posted this recipe.]
Lisabeth_1999 10y ago

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