Crescent Rolls

Recipe submitted by Ginger Graham, President & CEO, Amylin Pharmaceuticals.

Crescent Rolls

Warm crescent rolls right out of the oven are one of the great joys of baking. Eat them with a meal or as a delicious appetizer. Grab one before they’re all gone at your next family gathering. Whether it’s down on the farm or in the middle of a busy urban area, these classic crescent rolls will send your family over the moon!


  • 1 yeast cake or 1 package of dry yeast, softened in 3 tablespoons of warm water
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick melted butter
  • 5 cups flour


  1. Mix all ingredients, cover, and let stand overnight. Next day, divide dough into quarters and roll out to 1/8-inch thickness.
  2. Cut into triangles and brush with butter.
  3. Roll up and let stand 3-5 hours on cookie sheets.
  4. Bake at 375 degrees for 8-12 minutes.

This recipe makes 24 servings.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

  • 155 calories
  • 4 grams protein
  • 25 grams carbohydrates
  • 5 grams fat
  • 36 milligrams cholesterol
  • 88 milligrams sodium
  • 1 gram fiber