Bear Claws

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

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Servings: 8
Skills: Beginning
Prep Time: 25 min (not including thaw time)
Bake Time: 20 min

Ingredients

  1. 8 Rhodes Texas™ Rolls, 16 Rhodes™ Dinner Rolls or 1 Loaf Rhodes™ Sweet Dough thawed but still cold
  2. 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  3. 1/2 cup brown sugar
  4. 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  5. 1/2 cup shredded coconut
  6. 1 egg, beaten
  7. 1/4 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

  1. Spray counter lightly with non-stick cooking spray.

  2. If using sweet dough cut it into 8 equal pieces.

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

  4. In a small bowl, combine butter, brown sugar, chocolate chips, and coconut.

  5. Place 2-3 tablespoons mixture in the middle of each roll.

  6. Moisten edges with water.

  7. Fold in half and press edges to seal.

  8. Place on sprayed baking sheet.

  9. Using scissors, cut sealed edge 4-5 times to make claws.

  10. Brush with egg and sprinkle with pecans.

  11. Cover with sprayed plastic wrap.

  12. Let rise 30 minutes.

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