Danish Dough, Easy-to replace Pillsbury Crescent

Mary Friesz


This easy danish recipe can be used in place of the ready made Pillsbury Crescent Rolls called for in the Mini Cherry Cheese Danish Recipe.
Mini Cherry Cheese Danish


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1 Hr
20 Min


  • 2 1/4 tsp
    2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast
  • 1/4 c
    water, warm (100-110f)
  • 1/2 c
    milk, warm (100-110f)
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2 c
    bread flour
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter, room temperature

How to Make Danish Dough, Easy-to replace Pillsbury Crescent


  1. Easy homemade crescent rolls
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a dough hook, or in a large bowl if you prefer to mix by hand, combine yeast, water, milk and sugar. Let stand for 5 minutes, until foamy. Add in bread flour and salt and mix well with a dough hook. Cut the softened butter into three or four pieces and drop them into the dough, letting the mixer blend them in.
    Knead (with a mixer or by hand) for about 2 minutes. Cover the bowl and let rise for 45 minutes in a warm place.

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About Danish Dough, Easy-to replace Pillsbury Crescent

Course/Dish: Sweet Breads
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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