• Cooking Time: 20
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Kick-Off your Game Day party with this adorable Football Hero Sandwich recipe!


  • 3 Rhodes Texas™ rolls, thawed but still cold
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • mayonnaise, if desired
  • lettuce leaves
  • sliced deli meat
  • sliced cheese


  • Cut 1/4 off of one roll and roll it into a 10-inch rope.
  • Cut the rope into 4 segments for the laces. Set aside.
  • Press remaining 2 3/4 rolls into a football shape leaving the top mounded.
  • Pull the ends to exaggerate the points.
  • Place on a baking sheet sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.
  • With a knife, make a slight cut across the top of the football not quite reaching the points.
  • Lay each lace across the cut.
  • Using a toothpick or knife, push the ends of the laces down into the football securing them tightly.
  • Brush with egg and let rise for 30 minutes.
  • Bake at 350°F 20 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool and then slice.
  • Spread with mayonnaise, if desired and stuff with lettuce, deli meat and cheese.

Categories: Kid Friendly  Lunch  Sandwich 

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