• Prep Time: 3 hrs
  • Cooking Time: 15 mins
  • Serves: 24

Cranberry Crescent Rolls Recipe

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 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 C 2% milk
  • 1/2 C water
  • 3 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast
  • 4-5 C all purpose flour
  • 6 Tbsp butter softened
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 large eggs lightly beaten
  • 1/2 C finely chopped dried cranberries
  • lemon zest of one lemon
  • melted butter for tops of rolls


Warm the milk and 1/2 C water in pan on the stovetop or in the microwave until warm, about 110 degrees F.
Pour milk mixture into stand mixer bowl and combine with sugar, yeast and 1 C flour. Mix until lumpy.
Let stand until mixture is bubbly, about 15 minutes
Add in the butter, salt and 2 C flour. Mix until smooth and elastic
Add in the eggs and mix until combined. Add in 1 1/4 C flour and the cranberries and lemon zest.
Mix until dough is smooth and begins to form a ball, about 4 minutes. Dough will be slightly sticky.
Add remaining flour until you have a nice smooth dough.
Oil a bowl and place dough into the bowl, turn to coat both sides.
Cover with a towel and let rise in a warm place until doubled in size. About 1 hour.
Coat 2 baking sheets with cooking spray. Divide dough into two pieces
Place dough onto a floured surface. Roll out into a 12 inch round circle, about 1/4 inch thick.
Cut into 12 pie shaped pieces and roll up starting at the wide end. Repeat with other piece of dough.
Place rolls on a greased baking sheet and bake at 375 degrees F for 12-15 minutes or until rolls are golden brown.

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