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


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

How to Make Golden Crescents


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

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About Golden Crescents

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

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