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Frosty the Doughman

 Frosty the Doughman
For a festive bread at a winter meal, try this delicious bread. It is so easy to put together and your guests will be so impressed.—Rhodes Bake-N-Serv, Jenna Jackson, Salt Lake City, Utah
8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + rising Bake: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 9 frozen Texas rolls (2 ounces each), thawed
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 pretzel sticks
  • 2 miniature milk chocolate kisses
  • Honey

Directions

  • Press together and flatten three rolls into a 5-in. x 4-in. oval, two
  • rolls into a 4-in. x 3-in. oval and one and a half rolls into a
  • 3-in. x 2-in. oval. Referring to Fig. 1, arrange ovals in a snowman
  • shape on a greased baking sheet. With a sharp knife, cut a large
  • smile on face and pull apart to allow for rising.
  • Shape half of a roll into a 4-in. rope; flatten slightly and place
  • above head for hat brim. Flatten one roll into a 2-1/2-in. x
  • 1-1/2-in. rectangle; place above brim. Make a narrow cut 1/2 in.
  • above the brim for a hat band. Divide remaining roll into two pieces
  • (discard one piece or bake separately). Divide remaining piece of
  • dough into thirds. Roll two pieces into 1-1/2-in. x 1-in. ovals for
  • mittens; place on baking sheet. Divide remaining piece in half; roll
  • each strip into a rope and flatten slightly. Place strips under
  • ovals. Cut into the side of each oval at a downward angle toward the
  • center (see Fig. 2a). Tuck the tip under to form a round thumb;
  • spread thumb and mitten apart to allow for rising (see Fib. 2b).
  • Cover all dough with plastic wrap that has been sprayed with cooking

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Frosty the Doughman (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • spray. Let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 30 minutes.
  • Reopen mouth with a knife. Brush with egg. Bake snowman at 350°
  • for 20 minutes and mittens for 14 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Cool on a wire rack. Insert pretzel sticks into mittens and position
  • on snowman. Dip bottoms of chocolate kisses in honey and position on
  • face for eyes. Yield: 1 snowman with 2 small mittens.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 178 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 210 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.