August 31, 2010

Veda's Rolls

Melt 1/2 cup butter with 1 cup milk. Mix 1 pkg (2 1/4 tsp) and 1 Tablespoon sugar with 1/4 cup water in another bowl. After the yeast has activated, add the cooled milk mixture, 3 eggs, 1/2 cup sugar and 1 tsp salt. Add 4 cups flour.

Let sit on the counter overnight (or for several hours). Roll the dough out into a circle (you may need to add more flour). Cut into 16" wedges and roll into crescent rolls. Let rise several hours.

Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.

For cinnamon rolls:
Roll dough into a rectangle. Cover with butter, sugar and cinnamon. Roll up into log; cut into circles. Continue as follows above.

From Veda Leavitt