Yeast Breads

“Rolly Biscuits”

"Rolly Biscuits"
This is Jon's Mom's crescent roll recipe.
Recipe type: Bread
  • ½ cup warm water
  • 2 packets of yeast
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup (1 stick) margarine or butter
  • 1 beaten egg
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 4 cups flour
  1. Combine water and yeast in a small bowl and let sit.
  2. Scald milk on low to medium heat until it steams and feels hot.
  3. Turn off heat.
  4. Cut margarine into the milk and stir until melted.
  5. Cool until lukewarm.
  6. Add water and yeast to the milk mixture.
  7. Add beaten egg.
  8. In a large mixing bowl, combine the sugar, salt, and 2 cups flour.
  9. Add the milk mixture to the dry ingredients and beat to death 'til stringy.
  10. Let sit for 20 minutes.
  11. Gradually add up to 2 more cups of flour until the dough is right, but not stiff.
  12. The dough should be a little sticky, but not stiff.
  13. Mix until all dry flour is gone plus 25 strokes.
  14. Chill in refrigerator, preferably overnight.
  15. Pull out of fridge, divide in half, and put half back in the fridge while you work on the first one.
  16. Work quickly while dough is cold.
  17. Roll out in large circle with lots of flour.
  18. Cut into triangles and roll up, starting at the big end to make crescents.
  19. Cover the pan and let rise for one hour.
  20. Bake at 325⁰ for 10 minutes and 350⁰ for 10 minutes more.