Pumpkin Shaped Rolls

These pumpkin shaped rolls are the perfect addition to any Holiday meal.

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Servings: 12
Skills: Intermediate
Prep Time: 30 min (not including thaw time)
Bake Time: 20 min


  1. 12 Rhodes™ Dinner Rolls or 12 Rhodes Texas™ Rolls, thawed but still cold
  2. 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  3. 12 pecan pieces, for stems


  1. Shape each dinner or Texas roll into a slightly flat ball.

  2. Using scissors, make 6 to 8 cuts, equally spaced, around the outside of each ball about 1/2- inch deep.

  3. Using the handle of a wooden spoon, poke a deep hole into the top of each pumpkin shaped roll.

  4. Place on a sprayed baking sheet and cover with sprayed plastic wrap.

  5. Allow to rise until almost double.

  6. Remove wrap and re-poke stem hole.

  7. Bake at 350°F 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.

  8. Remove from oven and brush with butter.

  9. Insert pecan pieces into pumpkin rolls for stems.