Thursday, December 31, 2015


I have been looking at recipes on Pinterest, but I keep coming back to this one that has been in my recipe box for years, probably since we lived in Alaska....years. Today, I think I  will try it again.

Butter Croissants
5 cups flour
2 packages yeast
1/3 cup sugar
2 teaspoons salt
1 cup water
3/4 cup evaporated milk
1/4 cup butter
1 egg
1 cup butter - cut into pieces

1 egg
1 Tablespoon water

How to make:
Combine 1 cup flour, yeast, sugar, salt---mix
Heat one cup water, milk, 1/4 cup butter until warm.
Add to the 1 cup flour mixture.
Add one egg and blend on low speed in mixer
Beat at medium speed for 4 minutes.
Set aside

In large bowl, cut in 1 cup butter into 4 cups flour
Pour yeast mixture over  flour butter mixture
Cover and refrigerate 2 to 21/2 hours.
Knead 8 times
Divide into 4 parts
Roll out each part to a 14 inch circle and cut into 10 pie shaped wedges
Roll from the wide edge to the narrow
Place on Ungreased cookie sheet
Cover and let rise until double.
Combine 1 egg and water and brush rolls
Bake at 350 degrees for 15 to 18 minutes.

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