Bird Buns

What a fun, easy way to make shaped bread, starting with Pillsbury® refrigerated bread dough! See our how-to step-by-step shots for on making these rolls.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1
can Pillsbury™ refrigerated country Italian bread or crusty French loaf
1
egg white, beaten
1/4
teaspoon poppy seed
6
slivered almonds

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Remove dough from can. Cut dough crosswise into 9 slices.
  • 2 Place 6 dough slices on cookie sheet. Shape each into oval with a slight point at one end for the tail. Use kitchen scissors to cut the tip of the tail to give a feathered look. Cut a 1-inch slice at an angle on each side for the wings. Tuck wings up slightly onto the back. Cut remaining 3 rounds in half crosswise, and shape each into a ball for head. Place on middle of each body.
  • 3 Brush dough with egg white. With toothpick, poke two holes in dough ball for eyes. Carefully place poppy seed into holes. Add almond for beak. Repeat with remaining dough rounds.
  • 4 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Remove dough from can. Cut dough crosswise into 9 slices.
  • 2 Place 6 dough slices on cookie sheet. Shape each into oval with a slight point at one end for the tail. Use kitchen scissors to cut the tip of the tail to give a feathered look. Cut a 1-inch slice at an angle on each side for the wings. Tuck wings up slightly onto the back. Cut remaining 3 rounds in half crosswise, and shape each into a ball for head. Place on middle of each body.
  • 3 Brush dough with egg white. With toothpick, poke two holes in dough ball for eyes. Carefully place poppy seed into holes. Add almond for beak. Repeat with remaining dough rounds.
  • 4 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Kitchen scissors work really well to easily cut the dough to give the birds' bodies a feathered look.

Pair your favorite brunch dish with these bird-shaped rolls.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
160
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
2 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
370mg
370%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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