Adorable Bread Animals

Get the family into the kitchen to make these edible animals out of bread dough. They're super fun to create — and eat.

Animal Bread Opener

Photo by: Matt Armendariz

Matt Armendariz

Invite an alligator, a hedgehog or a few little piggies to dinner — in bread form, that is. Making these super cute, edible animals will be fun for the whole family, and you won't need any special equipment.

Food Network Kitchen’s Alligator Bread.

Photo by: Matt Armendariz

Matt Armendariz

Alligator Bread
A lot of rolling and shaping goes into making this gator bread, so get the family together for this weekend food project.

Food Network Kitchen’s Hedgehog Bread.

Photo by: Matt Armendariz

Matt Armendariz

Hedgehog Bread
This two-toned hedgehog bread is almost too cute to eat. It requires only four ingredients, and the kids will love helping in the kitchen.

Food Network Kitchen’s Pig Bread.

Photo by: Matt Armendariz

Matt Armendariz

Piggy Rolls
Making dinner rolls can be a family affair when you start out with store-bought bread dough. Everyone will have fun forming these adorable, edible pigs.

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Learn how to make adorable edible animals out of bread dough.

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