Festive Tree

Finished Festive Tree Photo

White or Whole Wheat Dough Recipe

  1. Roll 1-1¼ pounds of dough into 12" x 18" rectangle. Spread with 2 tablespoons softened butter. Combine 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon and ¼ cup brown sugar; sprinkle on dough.
  2. Fold dough into triangle, overlapping edges; leaving ½" uncovered along bottom. Cut 1/2" off bottom and twist to form tree trunk. Place tree on greased cookie sheet and position trunk.
  3. Mark branches every ½" and cut almost to center. Twist branches several times and curve upward.
  4. Cover; let rise until almost doubled. Bake at 350°F, 15-20 minutes or until golden.
  5. Cool. Drizzle icing over tree; decorate with almonds and maraschino cherries.

Get into the spirit of the holidays with this Festive Tree Bread Shape! This mouth watering bread recipe will impress any holiday guest at your get-together!