Eggs-in-a-Nest

Baked eggs nested in Pillsbury® Refrigerated Breadsticks topped with vanilla frosting and candy sprinkles - a colorful treat that’s ready in just 30 minutes

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

6
raw eggs in shells
1
(11-oz.) can Pillsbury™ Refrigerated Breadsticks
1/3
cup vanilla frosting (from 16-oz. can)
Food color, if desired
2
teaspoons pastel-colored candy sprinkles

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  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Wash egg shells carefully; dry completely.
  • 2 Separate dough into 12 breadsticks. Roll each to form 8-inch rope. Twist 2 ropes together. Shape into a circle on ungreased cookie sheet; pinch ends together firmly. Repeat to form 6 breadstick circles. For easy removal from nests, spray each egg with nonstick cooking spray. Place an egg in center of each circle.
  • 3 Bake at 375°F. for 16 to 18 minutes or until breadsticks are golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes before serving to allow eggs to set.*
  • 4 Meanwhile, tint frosting to desired pastel color with a small amount of food color.
  • 5 Spread frosting on baked breadstick nests; sprinkle with candy sprinkles. To eat, remove eggs from nests. Cut eggs in half and scoop out cooked egg, or peel eggs.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Wash egg shells carefully; dry completely.
  • 2 Separate dough into 12 breadsticks. Roll each to form 8-inch rope. Twist 2 ropes together. Shape into a circle on ungreased cookie sheet; pinch ends together firmly. Repeat to form 6 breadstick circles. For easy removal from nests, spray each egg with nonstick cooking spray. Place an egg in center of each circle.
  • 3 Bake at 375°F. for 16 to 18 minutes or until breadsticks are golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes before serving to allow eggs to set.*
  • 4 Meanwhile, tint frosting to desired pastel color with a small amount of food color.
  • 5 Spread frosting on baked breadstick nests; sprinkle with candy sprinkles. To eat, remove eggs from nests. Cut eggs in half and scoop out cooked egg, or peel eggs.

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*The stand time is important, as the eggs continue to cook during this time.

Nutritional information

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
285
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
215mg
215%;
Sodium
430mg
430%;
Total Carbohydrate
39g
39%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
17g
17%
),
Protein
10g
10%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.