A childhood favorite gets a gourmet upgrade with a family-friendly recipe for Everything Puff Pastry Pigs In a Blanket.
Few childhood snacks bring about such nostalgia as good ol’ pigs in a blanket. Little Smokies cocktail wieners, buttery crescent roll dough and all the ketchup my 6-year-old self could desire.
It’s safe to say not many things have changed in the Kelly’s Snack Cravings department over the past 27 years…
I find myself more in love with this quick-fix snack than ever. And now that I have two (!) little ones of my own, I am all about the creative but fuss-free snacks.
This elevated take on the traditional pigs in a blanket stars your choice of hot dogs tucked into puff pastry spirals. But the deliciousness doesn’t end there!
A quick eggwash and a hearty “everything” seasoning shower later, and your snack/gameday/party lineup just reached a whole new level. Keep it classic with ketchup for dipping, or go the extra gourmet mile with a range of mustards. And speaking of mustard … this same technique would be great on bratwurst. Simply wrap, brush, sprinkle and bake!
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- All-purpose flour, for dusting work surface
- 1/2 of a (17.3-oz.) package frozen puff pastry (1 sheet), thawed
- 8 hot dogs
- 1 large egg, lightly beaten
- 2 Tablespoons “everything” seasoning
- Preheat the oven to 400°F.
- Lightly dust your work surface with flour then unfold then sheet of puff pastry and cut it into 1/2-inch strips lengthwise.
- Using a paper towel, thoroughly dry the hot dogs then wrap a strip of puff pastry around each hot dog and place it seam side down on the baking sheet.
- Brush the puff pastry with the egg and sprinkle it with the “everything” seasoning.
- Bake the hot dogs for 15 to 18 minutes or until the puff pastry is golden brown and cooked through. Remove the hot dogs from the oven and serve.
- If you are using larger hot dogs, or even bratwurst, you can pinch together two strips of the puff pastry to ensure it reaches all the way around.
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