Melt-In-Your-Mouth Butter Crescent Rolls Recipe

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Melt-In-Your-Mouth Butter Crescent Rolls
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  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 (1/4 oz) package active dry yeast
  • 3 1/2-4 cups flour , as needed


  1. In a saucepan, heat milk til bubbles form around the edges of the pan. Do not bring to a boil.
  2. Combine butter, sugar and salt in medium-sized bowl.
  3. Add hot milk and stir well.
  4. Cool to lukewarm. (95-100 degrees.).
  5. In small bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water.
  6. Let stand til foamy, about 5-10 minutes.
  7. Beat yeast mixture and egg mixture into milk mixture in large bowl at low speed.
  8. Beat in 2 cups flour at low speed until smooth.
  9. Continue beating until thick.
  10. Mix in enough remaining flour til dough pulls away from the sides of the bowl.
  11. On a floured surface, knead dough very gently until smooth and elastic, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  12. Place in a large greased bowl and turn to coat.
  13. Cover loosely with damp cloth.
  14. Let rise in warm place til doubled, about 1 hour.
  15. Punch down dough.
  16. On a floured surface, divide dough in half.
  17. Cover with a damp towel and let rest for 10 minutes.
  18. Grease 2 baking sheets.
  19. Using a floured rolling pin, roll one half of dough into a 12 circle, and cut circle into 6 wedges like a pizza.
  20. Starting at wide end, roll up each wedge.
  21. Place point-sides down onto baking sheets.
  22. Curve ends to form crescents.
  23. Repeat with remaining dough.
  24. Cover loosely with a damp towel and let rise til almost doubled, about 30 minutes.
  25. Brush crescents with glaze.
  26. Bake in 400 degree oven til golden, about 15 minutes.
  27. Cool on wire rack.
  28. Serve warm, though.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 1198.41 Kcal (5018 kJ)
Calories from fat 493.98 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 54.89g 84%
Cholesterol 154.62mg 52%
Sodium 3474.13mg 145%
Potassium 432.08mg 9%
Total Carbs 154.33g 51%
Sugars 11.23g 45%
Dietary Fiber 17.44g 70%
Protein 25.03g 50%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 9%
Iron 9.5mg 53%
Calcium 478.3mg 48%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 339.32 Kcal (1421 kJ)
Calories from fat 139.87 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.54g 84%
Cholesterol 43.78mg 52%
Sodium 983.69mg 145%
Potassium 122.34mg 9%
Total Carbs 43.7g 51%
Sugars 3.18g 45%
Dietary Fiber 4.94g 70%
Protein 7.09g 50%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 9%
Iron 2.7mg 53%
Calcium 135.4mg 48%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 27.7
  • 32

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • high fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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