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Honey-Wheat Crescents

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Honey-Wheat Crescents is a mouth watering side dish recipe. Try this Honey-Wheat Crescents dish; I am sure you will get a lot of compliments for this one!
  Dry yeast 1 Tablespoon
  Warm water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Skim milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Whole wheat flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)

Dissolve yeast in 1/2 cup warm water and 1 teaspoon honey; stir well.
Set aside, and let stand 5 minutes.
Combine remaining 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons honey, margarine, and salt in a large bowl; add scalded milk, stirring until margarine melts.
Let cool to lukewarm (105° ro 115°).
Add yeast mixture and egg, stirring well.
Gradually add whole wheat flour, bearing well.
Add enough all-purpose flour to make a soft dough.
Place dough in a bowl coated with cooking spray, turning to grease top.
Cover and let rise in a warm place (85°), free from drafts, 1 hour or until doubled in bulk.
Punch dough down; turn our onto a lightly floured surface.
Let rest 10 minutes.
Divide dough in half.
Roll half of dough into a circle 10 inches in diameter and 1/4-inch thick.
Cut into 12 wedges.
Roll each wedge up tightly, beginning at wide end.
Place on baking sheets coated with cooking spray, point side down; curve into crescents.
Repeat rolling and shaping procedure with remaining dough.
Cover and let rise in a warm place, free from drafts, 45 minutes or until doubled in bulk.
Bake at 400° for 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

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Honey-Wheat Crescents Recipe