How to Shape Three-Cheese Crescents

Learn how to make your own dinner rolls — step by step.

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Photo By: Ryan Liebe ©Ryan K Liebe

Photo By: Ryan Liebe ©Ryan K Liebe

Photo By: Ryan Liebe ©Ryan K Liebe

Step 1

Lightly coat 2 baking sheets with cooking spray. Turn the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and divide in half. Roll or stretch each half into a 12-inch round, about 1/4 inch thick. Brush each round with some of the beaten egg and sprinkle with the Havarti and cheddar, leaving a 1-inch border. Lightly press on the cheese to ensure it sticks.


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Step 2

Cut each round into 12 wedges with a pizza cutter or chef's knife. Starting from the wide ends, roll up each wedge. 

Step 3

Place the rolls on the prepared baking sheets, bending the ends slightly to create a crescent. Loosely cover with plastic wrap and let stand until puffy, about 45 minutes.