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best ever crescent rolls

Recipe by
Nathaniel Lutz
Georgetown, TX

These rolls are very moist and slightly sweet. Great for Thanksgiving/Christmas dinner! Enjoy!

yield 20 serving(s)
prep time 3 Hr 30 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For best ever crescent rolls

  • 2 pkg
    active dry yeast
  • 3 /4 c
    warm water
  • 1/2 c
    white sugar
  • 1 tsp
  • 2
  • 1/2 c
  • 4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 c
    butter, softened

How To Make best ever crescent rolls

  • 1
    Dissolve yeast in warm water.
  • 2
    stir in sugar, eggs, lard 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 in to 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 a point under on a greased baking sheet. cover and let rise until double[about 1 hour]
  • 4
    bake at 400 for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Brush tops with butter when they come out