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Tender and tasty dough wrapped around juicy grass-fed beef hot dogs. These make a perfect party appetizer. Everyone loves them!
Pigs in Blankets - a quick Google search brings up 496,000 search results. There are many different names, and just as many different "recipes." Growing up, my Mom made pigs in a blanket fairly often. I know there are dozens of ways to make them, but she always made them with canned biscuits and a pack of little smokies! Oh those were so good - perfect when dipped in mustard!
I do eat hot dogs on occasion, but I know they are filled with questionable (ok, bad for you) ingredients. That is why I was so happy to find these Applegate Natural Uncured Grass-Fed Beef Hot Dogs (whew, that's a mouthful)! I found them at my local Wal-Mart, but I'm sure they are available in other stores as well. The taste was amazing!
These are a perfect finger food as well - no need for silverware, which makes it a lovely appetizer. If you have a party to go to this Holiday season, consider taking these little gems with you.
The dough I used is my Stromboli Dough (a variation of the popular "Fat Head Dough"). Cut into triangles and wrapped around small portions of the hot dogs, they make an amazing little finger food.
I rolled my dough into a "squarish circle." (Ha! Hows that for a new term!) I cut them like this, then I cut each piece in half again. This gave me 32 pieces of dough for 32 pieces of hot dog.
- 1 Recipe Stromboli Dough
- 1 Package Applegate Natural Hot Dogs or your hot dog of choice
- Pre-heat oven to 350.
- Prepare Stromboli Dough
- Roll into circle-ish shape and cut into 32 triangles (see photo above).
- Cut each hot dog into fourths.
- Place one piece of hot dog on each piece of dough and wrap dough around the hot dog, pressing to secure ends.
- Place pig in blankets on a baking sheet lined with parchment or a silicone mat.
- Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until tops begin to brown.
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Perfect party appetizer! Thanks for the recipe.
Oh these look soooo good! Just what I want to eat at a party!
Well done you for managing to roll out that fat head dough into a square! That dough is not the easiest to manage, lol. Love the idea of your low carb pigs in blankets. I normally just roll bacon around the sausages, but with this dough they surely taste extra delicious.
I love these little bite sized foods! That dough looks amazing!
Maya | Wholesome Yum
Excellent idea for a party appetizer! So delicious!
I can't get the dough recipe to show. Any help?
You have to click on the "Stromboli Dough" recipe that is linked in the recipe card. That should take you to the recipe. Please let me know if you need more assistance! ☺
I can't get your dough recipie to open up. Any chance you can post it?
Here is a direct link - http://mymontanakitchen.com/2016/06/10/low-carb-stromboli-thm-s-gluten-free/
Do you have any tips for preparing in advance? Can I have them ready and rolled and store in fridge overnight and cook the next day?
I think you could assemble them, then store them in the fridge until ready to bake. However, I have not tried this yet, so I cannot guarantee results. 😉