Octopus Shaped Bread Bowls

  • 1 package frozen Traditional White Rhodes Dinner Rolls (available in packages of 12, 36 or 72 rolls)
  • Melted butter
  • Black olives
  • Cream cheese
  1. Thaw rolls
  2. Thaw the Rhodes Dinner Rolls according to the directions on the package.
  3. Cut out octopus arms
  4. Combine the dough from 3 thawed rolls and roll into a flat circle, approximately 9 inches wide. Cut 8 dough triangles for the arms.
  5. Form octopus arms
  6. Twist each dough arm and arrange in a circle on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  7. Form octopus body and bake
  8. Combine 3 more thawed rolls into a ball and place in the center of the twisted dough arms to make the octopus body. Cover with a dish towel and let the dough rest and rise for 15-20 minutes. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Bake at for 20-25 minutes.
  9. Brush baked bread with butter
  10. Remove from oven and brush with butter.
  11. Hollow out bread and make eyes
  12. Slice the top of the octopus body off and hollow out the center area for soup. To make the eyes, cut small holes into the bread and insert two black olives. Pipe a circle of cream cheese onto each eye.
  13. Fill it up and enjoy!
  14. Fill octopus bread bowl with desired soup.