Halloween Skeleton Bread
1/2 pkg Frozen Bread Dough (1/2 of 1lb pkg (8oz))
1 Egg, Beaten
1 tbs Water
1 tbs Poppy Seeds
Thaw and let bread rise according to manufacturer's instructions. Punch down dough; divide in half. Set 1 half aside. Cut remaining half into thirds. With 1 of the thirds, form head shaped like a light bulb. With scissors, cut eyes, nose and mouth. Place head at end of greased 17x11-inch rimmed baking sheet. Shape second third into 3-inch long triangle; place, point down, below head to form body. Divide remaining third of dough into 7 pieces; roll into sausages. Arrange 3 on each side of upper body for ribs. Use remaining piece for neck. Halve reserved dough. With 1 half, make 4 logs for upper and lower legs; attach to body. With two-thirds of the remaining dough, make 4 logs for upper and lower arms; attach at shoulders. With remaining dough, make 2 small and 2 large triangles for hands and feet. With scissors, make 4 cuts at broad ends of triangles for fingers and toes; attach to arms and legs. Cover and let rise for 30 minutes. Whisk egg with water; brush some over joints, pressing to seal. Brush entire skeleton with remaining egg wash; sprinkle with poppy seeds. Bake in 375F 190C oven for about 15 minutes or until golden. Serve with Halloween Green Slime Dip.
Recipe featured in Bread Daily on 10/25/01.