Cheesy Stuffed Garlic Butter Crescent



  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons softened butter (divided)
  • 2 tablespoons garlic puree (roasted)
  • 8 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon butter (melted)
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt (flaked)


  1. Combine milk and water in microwaveable bowl. Microwave on high until thermometer registers 110°F (about 30 seconds to1 minute). Add yeast and stir until dissolved.
  2. Add flour, sugar, kosher salt, egg and yeast mixture to Bowl of KitchenAid® Artisan Stand Mixer. Attach Bowl and Dough Hook to Mixer. Turn to Speed 1 and mix 1 minute or until well blended. Stop Mixer and add 2 tablespoons softened butter. Turn to Speed 2 and knead 3 to 4 minutes or until dough is smooth and soft. Place dough in large, lightly greased bowl; turn once to grease surface. Cover and let rise in warm place 40 minutes or until doubled in size.
  3. Preheat oven to 400°F. Mix remaining 1 tablespoon softened butter and garlic puree in small bowl.
  4. Punch down dough and form into ball. Roll out on lightly floured surfaceto 16-inch circle.Spread with garlic butter mixture and top with cheese.
  5. Cut out 16 triangles using pizza cutter. Roll up each triangle from wide edge to create crescent shape. Transfer to parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Let stand in warm place 20 minutes.
  6. Brush crescents with melted butter and sprinkle with sea salt. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until puffed and golden brown. Cool slightly on wire rack before serving.
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