Save on Pinterest

Mini Elephant Ears

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


10 servings

Our kids love to help stretch the pieces of convenient frozen dough to make these ears. After I fry them, the kids brush them with butter and sprinkle on the cinnamon-sugar. Then we all dig in!—Malea Kruse, Huntertown, Indiana


  • 10 frozen bread dough dinner rolls
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted


  1. Thaw the dough at room temperature for about 2 hours. Heat oil in an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer to 375°. Combine the sugar and cinnamon; set aside.
  2. Stretch each piece of dough into a flat ear shape. Fry, a few at a time, for 1-1/2 minutes per side or until browned. Drain on paper towels. Brush with butter; sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar.

Recommended Video

More from Taste of Home