Bear Claws


Chocolate, coconut and brown sugar are hiding inside this nut covered recipe.

Skill: Beginning Prep Time: 25 Bake Time: 20 Servings: 8



Ingredients:

8 Rhodes Texas™ Rolls, 16 Rhodes™ Dinner Rolls or 1 Loaf Rhodes™ Sweet Dough thawed but still cold
3 tablespoons butter, softened
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup shredded coconut
1 egg, beaten
1/4 cup chopped pecans


Directions:

Spray counter lightly with non-stick cooking spray. If using sweet dough cut it into 8 equal pieces.

Press each Texas roll, 2 dinner rolls combined or 1 piece of sweet dough into a 5-inch circle.

In a small bowl, combine butter, brown sugar, chocolate chips, and coconut. Place 2-3 tablespoons mixture in the middle of each roll.

Moisten edges with water. Fold in half and press edges to seal. Place on sprayed baking sheet.

Using scissors, cut sealed edge 4-5 times to make claws. Brush with egg and sprinkle with pecans. Cover with sprayed plastic wrap.
Let rise 30 minutes.

Remove wrap and bake at 350°F 20 minutes or until golden brown.