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  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 12
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These aren't any ordinary rolls. These piggy rolls will make your kids squeal! MORE + LESS -

Christy Denney
April 10, 2017

Ingredients

1
can (11 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crusty French loaf
1
whole egg
Peppercorns
Rosemary

Steps

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  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • 2
    Place some flour on a surface and roll out the bread dough until desired thickness.
  • 3
    Using a biscuit cutter or glass, cut circles in the dough for the pig heads. Cut triangles out of the scrap bread for ears, two for each head, and place in the upper left and right corners. Roll a small piece of dough for the nose and flatten it with your hand.
  • 4
    Lay each pig head on a parchment lined cookie sheet.
  • 5
    In a small bowl, whisk egg with a fork. With a pastry brush, lightly brush each pig head then quickly add two peppercorns for eyes and two pieces of rosemary for the nostrils.
  • 6
    Bake for 8-10 minutes and enjoy.
 

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More About This Recipe
Bread as art? As a playtime activity? As a cute little animal? Round up the kids cuz it's time to play with bread! Bread's not one of those foods that you have to trick your kids into eating, like broccoli or Brussel sprouts. On the whole, I would say that most kids love bread -- but that doesn't mean you still can't have a little fun with it! At one of our favorite Italian restaurants, each child is given a small plate of bread dough to mold and design into any shape they want while waiting for dinner. After they've finished, the waiter takes their creation back to the kitchen to bake. My kids love it, even though half the time all they can muster up is a misshaped ball or some other unrecognizable object. Apparently they inherited my lack of art skills. They still love eating their art project. So if you're creatively challenged like me, here is an easy and quick idea to transform ordinary bread dough into a work of art. These cute little Piggy Buns could not be simpler. Watch as these little piggies go "wee, wee, wee...all the way home" to your kids’ stomachs.

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