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Easy Pan de Muerto

Prep Time: 10 min.
Total Time: 30 min.


1 Pillsbury™ Grands™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls

¼ cup orange juice

¼ cup milk

½ cup sugar


Preheat oven to 350° F. On a lightly floured cutting board unroll crescent dough. Place 2 crescent sections apart (these will be used to decorate the top of the bread).

With a lightly floured rolling pin, gently roll together remaining dough to seal perforations. With your hands, shape dough into a smooth small round ball, Place on a baking sheet.

Whisk together the orange juice and milk and brush over top of bread. With a pizza cutter or knife, slice one remaining crescent section into four-six strands and with hands shape into strands to place over bread.

Use remaining crescent section to form a ball and place in the middle of the bread, brush the strands and ball with the orange/milk mixture. Sprinkle entire bread with sugar.

Bake for 10-15 minutes until golden brown, slice and serve warm.

Recipe courtesy General Mills'