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Old Fashioned Crescent Rolls (Momma Goode’s)

Author: Puddie aka GOODe Ole Boy


  • 2 cups warm water
  • 2 packs dry yeast not rapid rise
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup softened butter
  • 1 egg
  • 6-7 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup melted butter


  • Pour water and yeast into mixing bowl
  • Sprinkle salt and sugar over the yeast making it sink to the bottom and let it sit until bubbles form.
  • Once bubbles start forming, gently stir the sugar up from the bottom of the bowl
  • Mix egg and softened butter together and add to yeast water.
  • Set mixer on low using dough hook and slowly add flour 1/2 cup at a time until dough does not stick to the side of the bowl
  • Separate dough into two balls and let rest on flour dusted counter.
  • Grease two large baking sheets with butter
  • After sheets are greased, roll out one of the balls of dough into a circle until dough is between 1/8 and 1/4 inch thick.
  • Slather enough melted butter to cover the dough without pooling
  • Using a pizza cutter, cut the dough into 8 triangles, like you would a pizza.
  • Start with the outside edge of each piece and roll towards the center.
  • Place each roll onto the baking sheets and shape into a crescent.
  • Repeat with the other dough ball
  • Cover rolls and let them rise for AT LEAST 45 minutes but NO MORE than two hours.
  • Bake rolls in 400 degree oven for 10-12 minutes, until rolls are golden brown.
  • Remove from oven and brush with remaining butter.