Recipe by southern chef in louisiana
These are so easy--you use pre-made and frozen bread dough to make them. They are great for Thanksgiving, Halloween or just any old night.
- 1 loaf rhodes frozen bread dough, thawed but still cold
- 1 egg, beaten
Directions See How It's Made
- Cut loaf of bread dough in half horizontally. Roll each half into a 36-inch rope. Brush well with beaten egg. Tie an overhand knot in one end holding end up as a pumpkin stem. Leave the circle open. With long end of rope, continue winding in and out of circle (about 4 times) finishing up with the end tucked underneath. This will form a pumpkin shape.
- Cup hands around finished pumpkin sides and plump it up tall. Keep stem above the pumpkin. Brush again with egg and place on a baking sheet sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.
- Cover with sprayed plastic wrap and allow to double in size. Remove wrap and bake at 350°F 25-30 minutes. Cool, slice off top and hollow out bowls. Fill with your favorite stew. Makes 2 pumpkin stew bowls.