Cinnamon Crescents

My boys love Cinnamon Crescents. More than brownies… More than Chocolate Chips… More than anything…

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They are great for tea parties!

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They are delish for breakfast too! And dessert… And snacks…

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Cinnamon Crescents

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Pastry

1 package (1/4 oz.) dry yeast

1/4 cup water, lukewarm

3 cups flour, sifted (sift the flour before you measure it)

2 1/2 tablespoons granulated sugar

1 cup (2 sticks) butter

2 eggs, lightly beaten

Directions

1. Melt Butter.

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2. Beat the two eggs.

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3.  In a large bowl, sprinkle the yeast on the warm water and stir to dissolve.

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4. Add the sifted flour.

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5. Add the sugar, melted butter and beaten eggs.

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6. Mix until well blended.

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7. Cover the bowl tightly and refrigerate for 3 hours or overnight. The dough can be kept in the fridge for up to 3 days. (I cover it as tight as I can with plastic wrap and then tinfoil.)

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Filling

1 cup of granulated sugar

2 tablespoons of ground cinnamon

Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 350 F.

2. Mix the cinnamon and sugar together and set aside.

3. Divide the pastry dough into 6 or 7 parts.

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8. Sprinkle the bottom of a 8 or 9 inch pie pan/dish with the cinnamon sugar mixture.

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9. Roll out one part of the dough and press into the pie pan.

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10. Cut the dough into 8 wedges as you would a pie or a pizza.

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11. Sprinkle generously again with the filling mixture. (You will have extra filling left over.)

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12. Roll each wedge starting at the widest end, as you would a crescent roll.

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13. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet, and bake for 15 minutes or until lightly golden. Remove cookies to cool on wire racks. (I usually get 12 per tray.)

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14. Repeat until all 6 or 7 dough balls are used. (If your work surface or rolling pin gets a little sticky… cover it with a little flour.)

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15. Enjoy!

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My Fantasy, sigh…

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My reality…

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“No food in the bedroom!!!”

3 Comments

  1. June 30, 2011 / 11:55 PM

    Mmmmmmm these look delicious! I love your sweet bear!

  2. June 29, 2011 / 4:22 AM

    They look delicious! But the funny thing Im not one for cooking. lol Thank You for stopping by and Im glad you liked the bear…….Julian

  3. June 27, 2011 / 11:16 PM

    How pretty these are-yet so simple.These would be perfect for giving as gifts.

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