Golden Crescents

Golden Crescents Recipe

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Rev BJ Friley


This is a recipe from my next door neighbor - Mrs. Sweeney.


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32 rolls
2 Hr 30 Min
15 Min
Convection Oven


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2 pkg
active dry yeast
3/4 c
warm water (105 degrees f to 115 degrees f)
1/2 c
1 tsp
1/2 c
shortening (part soft butter)
4 c
all purpose flour
soft butter or margarine

How to Make Golden Crescents


  • 1Dissolve yeast in warm water.
  • 2Stir in sugar, salt, eggs, shortening, and 2 cups of the flour.
  • 3Beat until smooth.
  • 4Mix in remaining flour until smooth
  • 5Scrape dough from side of bowl.
  • 6Cover and let rise in warm place until double, about 1 and 1/2 hours.
  • 7Divide dough in half.
  • 8Roll each half into a 12-inch circle.
  • 9Spread with butter.
  • 10Cut into 16 wedges.
  • 11Roll up each wedge, beginning at rounded edge.
  • 12Place rolls, with point under, on greased baking sheet.
  • 13Cover the baking sheet.
  • 14Let rise until double, about 1 hour.
  • 15Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • 16Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 17Brush rolls with butter.

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About Golden Crescents

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American

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