Ham and Gruyère Crescent Rolls

Ham and Gruyère Crescent Rolls on white surface

These Ham and Gruyère Crescent Rolls are our savory spin on basic crescent rolls is full of a slice of ham and cheese. They’re then swirled right into a roll with completely fluffy texture courtesy Crimson Star®!

Ham and Gruyère Crescent Rolls

  • 4¼ cups (540 grams) bread flour
  • 2 tablespoons (24 grams) granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon (9 grams) kosher salt
  • 1 cup (240 grams) heat complete milk (100°F/38°C to 110°F/43°C)
  • 2 tablespoons (42 grams) honey
  • 2 (0.25-ounce) packages (14 grams) yeast*
  • ½ cup (113 grams) unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 massive eggs (100 grams), room temperature and divided
  • 1 massive egg yolk (19 grams), room temperature
  • 10 ounces (284 grams) Gruyère cheese
  • 1 pound (454 grams) sliced ham*
  • ½ cup (120 grams) Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon (15 grams) water Garnish: flaked sea salt, cracked black pepper
  1. Within the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat flour, sugar, and kosher salt at low velocity till mixed.
  2. In a small bowl, stir collectively heat milk, honey, and yeast. Let stand till foamy, 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. Add yeast combination, melted butter, 1 egg (50 grams), and egg yolk to flour combination, and beat at low velocity till a shaggy dough types, 1 to 2 minutes. Swap to the dough hook attachment, and beat at medium velocity till a easy, elastic dough types, 12 to 14 minutes.
  4. Spray a big bowl with cooking spray. Place dough in bowl, turning to grease high. Cowl and let rise in a heat, draft-free place (75°F/24°C) till doubled in dimension, 45 minutes to 1 hour.
  5. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  6. Lower cheese into sticks (about 2x⅛ inches every). Lower ham slices in half widthwise.
  7. Punch down dough. On a flippantly floured floor, divide dough in half (about 510 grams every). Roll half of dough right into a 14-inch circle. (Preserve remaining dough lined with plastic wrap to stop it from drying out.) Lower dough into 12 equal triangles.
  8. Unfold 1 teaspoon (5 grams) mustard in heart of every triangle; place 1 piece of cheese and 1 piece of ham at heart of base, folding ham to fit it to base of triangle. Ranging from base, roll up dough round ham and cheese. Place rolls, pointed aspect down, at the very least 1½ inches aside on ready pans. Repeat with remaining dough, remaining mustard, remaining cheese, and remaining ham. Cowl and let rise in a heat, draft-free place (75°F/24°C) till puffed, about 45 minutes.
  9. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  10. In a small bowl, whisk collectively 1 tablespoon (15 grams) water and remaining 1 egg (50 grams). Frivolously brush rolls with egg wash, and garnish with sea salt and pepper, if desired.
  11. Bake till golden brown, about 10 minutes. Finest served heat. Refrigerate in an hermetic container for as much as 3 days.



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