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.

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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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