Fancy Crescents

Fancy Crescents

Credit: Lorna Harangozo


  • 2 Cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 Cup Butter
  • 1 Egg Yolk
  • 3/4 Cup Sour Cream
  • 1/4 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon


  1. Combine flour and butter in large bowl.
  2. Cut in butter until mixture.
  3. Beat egg yolk and sour cream together w/spoon.
  4. Add to flour mixture. Mix well.
  5. Chill covered in refrigerator at least 4 hours or overnight.
  6. Stir sugar and cinnamon together to use instead of flour for rolling dough.
  7. Sprinkle some of the cinnamon sugar over working surface.
  8. Roll about 1/4-1/3 of dough into circle about 10 inches in diameter, sprinkling with cinnamon sugar mixture on both sides as needed.
  9. Cut dough into 16 pie shape wedges.
  10. Beginning at outer wide edge, roll toward center.
  11. Arrange on ungreased baking sheet close together, not touching.
  12. Bake in 375 oven for 25 to 30 minutes until browned.
  13. Remove from pan quickly to wire rack to cool to keep from sticking.

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