Crescent Rolls Recipe

Yield: 24 rolls

Rest: overnight

Rise: 4hrs

Ingredients:

1 tbsp active dry yeast

1/4 cup warm water

3 eggs

1/2 cup sugar

3/4 tsp salt

1/2 cup unsalted butter

3/4 cup milk

5 cups all purpose flour

1/2 cup unsalted butter

Directions:

  1. In a small bowl, melt 1/2 cup butter in microwave, set aside.
  2. In a another small bowl whisk yeast into warm water an set aside.
  3. In a large bowl whisk eggs, sugar and salt. Add in the yeast water.
  4. Add milk and melted butter, whisk together.
  5. Add flour 1 cup at a time, stirring well. Dough will be slightly sticky, not firm. Turn onto floured counter and knead a few times. Return to bowl, cover and let rise 4 hours or overnight in fridge.
  6. Melt 1/2 cup flour and set aside. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Separate dough in half. Roll each section into a 12-14 inch circle. Brush circle with half of the melted butter. Using a pizza cutter, slice the circle into 12 sections. Beginning at wide end, roll each piece and place on a baking sheet 2 inches apart. Repeat with other half of dough.
  7. Cover with a dishcloth and let rise 3-4 hours.
  8. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  9. Bake 14-16 minutes or until lightly browned.

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