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Easy Croissants

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Category: Breads

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Warm milk
  • 1 ts Sugar
  • 1 tb Yeast
  • 1 c Flour
  • 3/4 c Milk, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/4 c Sugar
  • 1 Egg, beaten
  • 1/2 c Butter melted and cooled
  • 4 c Flour
  • 1 c Cold butter
  • 1 Egg, beaten with cold water


Stir warm milk and sugar together. Add yeast. Let stand 10 minutes. Stir
well. Add flour; beat well. Add milk, sugar and egg. Beat until smooth.
Add butter; beat and set aside. In a large mixing bowl, place the 4 cups of
flour and the chilled butter. Cut butter into flour until pieces are the
size of beans (not too small). Pour the liquid batter into the flour
mixture; stir until moistened. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap.
Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight. Remove from refrigerator.
Press into a compact ball on a floured board and divide into 4 parts. Roll
each into a circle 12" or 16". Cut each circle into 6 or 8 pie-shaped
wedges. For each croissant roll a wedge towards the point. Shape into a
crescent and place on ungreased baking sheet. Let rise at room temperature
until doubled. (May take 2 hours or more). Brush each with egg beaten with
cold water. Preheat oven to 400 F. Place croissants in oven. Lower
temperature to 350 F and bake for 15 - 20 minutes until golden. Makes 24 -

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