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Melt-In-Your-Mouth Butter Crescent Rolls
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Prep Time: 30 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 60 Minutes
Servings: 4
Your house will smell like a bakery!!!!!! They are so good!! And so much better than store-bought! ;) (*Time does not include rising time.)
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 (1/4 ounce) package active dry yeast
1/2 cup warm water, 105-115 degrees
1 large egg, lightly beaten
3 1/2-4 cups flour, as needed
1 large egg, lightly beaten
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.