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Eggs-in-a-Nest

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Eggs-in-a-Nest
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 6
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Baked eggs nested in Pillsbury™ Refrigerated Breadsticks topped with vanilla frosting and candy sprinkles - a colorful treat that’s ready in just 30 minutes
Updated Sep 14, 2010

Ingredients

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    *The stand time is important, as the eggs continue to cook during this time.

Nutrition Information

285 Calories, 10g Total Fat, 10g Protein, 39g Total Carbohydrate, 17g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 serving
Calories
285
Calories from Fat
90
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Cholesterol
215mg
72%
Sodium
430mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
39g
13%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
17g
Protein
10g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
10%
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.
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