Bunny Tail Buns

A fun cinnamon and sugar bread twisted up into a bunny shape and a cute cotton tail. Quick and easy when you start with Pillsbury® refrigerated bread dough! See our how-to for step-by-step shots on making these rolls.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
can Pillsbury™ refrigerated country Italian bread or crusty French loaf
1
egg white, beaten
1
tablespoon sugar
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Remove dough from can. Cut dough in half crosswise; cut each half lengthwise into quarters. Roll quarter piece of dough into a rope 15 1/2 inches long. Cut 1/2-inch piece off the end, and roll into a small ball for the tail. Fold dough rope in half, and loosely twist twice. This will be the body of the bunny.
  • 2 Leave ends long for the bunny ears, angled up for ears. Place on cookie sheet. Press ball of dough into folded end of twist for the bunny tail. Repeat with remaining dough to make 8 bunnies. Brush dough with egg white. In small bowl, stir together sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle evenly over dough.
  • 3 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 in half crosswise; cut each half lengthwise into quarters. Roll quarter piece of dough into a rope 15 1/2 inches long. Cut 1/2-inch piece off the end, and roll into a small ball for the tail. Fold dough rope in half, and loosely twist twice. This will be the body of the bunny.
  • 2 Leave ends long for the bunny ears, angled up for ears. Place on cookie sheet. Press ball of dough into folded end of twist for the bunny tail. Repeat with remaining dough to make 8 bunnies. Brush dough with egg white. In small bowl, stir together sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle evenly over dough.
  • 3 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

For added flavor, try brushing the dough with maple syrup before sprinkling with cinnamon and sugar.

Serve these sweet buns with coffee or orange juice and a big bowl of fresh fruit.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
15),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
280mg
280%;
Total Carbohydrate
24g
24%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 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:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.