Golden Buttery Crescent Rolls
Total TimePrep: 20 min. + rising Bake: 15 min.
Makes2 dozen (24 servings, 1 per serving)
- 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
- 1/2 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
- 1/2 cup warm 2% milk (110° to 115°)
- 1/2 cup butter, softened
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 4 to 4-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- Additional butter, melted
- In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add the milk, butter, sugar, egg, salt and 2 cups flour. Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough.
- Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 1 hour.
- Punch the dough down. Turn onto a floured surface; divide in half. Roll each portion into a 12-in. circle; cut each circle into 12 wedges. Roll up wedges from the wide end and place pointed end down 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Curve ends to form crescents. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 30 minutes.
- Bake at 375° for 12-14 minutes or until golden brown. Brush with melted butter. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 127 calories, 4g fat (3g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 118mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
Apr 24, 2016
This dough was very soft and smooth. The crescents came out perfectly soft. I did only need 3 1/2 cups of flour. I will make these again. They were especially good with cinnamon honey butter.
Dec 30, 2013
I make this for every special occasion that I have at our home, or when I have to take a special dish. Everyone begs for it! They are tender, melt in your mouth, beautiful rolls. I usually make a couple of batches and freeze them in heavy tin foil. They are just as wonderful 6 - 10 months down the road, if you wrap them well. Just slide the frozen rolls, still wrapped in their tin foil, into a 350 oven for about 20-25 minutes. Perfect! I have tried tons of bread recipes trying to find the perfect butterhorn - these are it. My search is over! Thank you, Taste of Home!!!
Feb 6, 2011
I gave this a four star only because it was kind of a nothing flavor. HOWEVER if you add other spices it is great and this was a real easy recipe to make. Last night I wanted to make some bread sticks to replicate those from Olive Garden to go with soup and I used this recipe. The bread sticks turned out great. Sprinkled with Parmesan cheese they were awesome. It made 18 2oz. sticks and baked at 375* for 16 minutes. Brush with the melted butter and then sprinkle on the cheese.
May 3, 2008
Is the dough freezable?
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