Cresent Rolls

Mary Lou Ellis


Another tried and true family recipe from my sister in law, Bea. These will take several hours, because of the rising time but they are well worth it!


★★★★★ 1 vote

24 rolls
8 Hr 10 Min
10 Min


  • 2
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    salad oil
  • 1/2 c
    dry milk powder
  • 1 c
    water, warm
  • 1 Tbsp
    active dry yeast (or 1 package)
  • 1 tsp
  • 4 c

How to Make Cresent Rolls


  1. Mix together sugar, oil and dry milk. Beat in eggs, 1 at at a time, until well combined.
  2. Dissovle yeast in warm water. Add this to above mixture and stir in salt.
  3. Measure and add 4 cups of flour to yeast mixture. Stir until well combined. Dough will be very sticky. Cover and let rise in a warm place for 4 hours or longer.
  4. Stir down gently and divide in half. Roll out each half into a large circle. Cut each circle into 12 wedges. Roll each piece, from large end, into cresent shape rolls.
  5. Place on 2 sprayed cookie sheets and cover with towels. Let rise for 3 - 4 hours .
  6. Bake for 10 minutes at 375. Enjoy.

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About Cresent Rolls

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

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