Pigs in a Blanket make great little appetizers for kids & adults alike, and best of all, this easy recipe needs just 2 ingredients!
Mini cocktail weiners are wrapped in crescent dough (or puff pastry if you’d like!) and baked until golden brown.
Stuff ’em with cheese, sprinkle them with everything bagel seasoning or sesame seeds, and set them out with your fave dips!
An Easy Make Ahead Appetizer
Juicy little smokies are wrapped in dough and baked until golden.
- With just 2 ingredients, they’re super easy to prepare.
- These can be prepared and refrigerated up to 24 hours ahead and wrapped in plastic wrap for easy entertaining. Just bake and serve.
- They make a great appetizer or bake up a batch and add them to a lunchbox for a fun lunch!
- No mini smokies? Cut hot dogs or breakfast sausages into 1.5-inch pieces. You can also make larger pigs in blankets with whole dogs, cooking time will remain close to the same.
How to Make Pigs in a Blanket
Crescent roll pigs in a blanket could not be easier to make!
- Open crescent rolls and slice the roll into 1-inch slices before unrolling.
- Unroll each slice and wrap around mini smokies (pinch the seams closed).
- Place seam side down on a baking sheet.
- Bake (per recipe below) and serve.
Variations and Swaps
Keep these as classic pigs in a blanket recipe, or change it up!
- Cheese: If you can find them, cheese lil smokies are great in this recipe. If not, you can add a tiny bit of processed cheese or pepper jack when wrapping the dough.
- Dough: Swap out the crescent roll dough for biscuit dough. You can also use puff pastry (bake at 400°F for 15 minutes).
- Toppings: Brush with a bit of melted garlic butter or plain butter and sprinkle with everything bagel seasoning.
If you’d like, brush them with a bit of butter or egg wash and sprinkle with everything seasoning, garlic powder, or poppy seeds before baking!Swap out the crescent roll dough for either biscuit dough or puff pastry.Add a bit of American cheese inside each if you’d like.
Probably not, but on the off chance you’ve got some leftover pigs in a blanket, store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for a few days or pop them into the freezer for another day.
To reheat, thaw in the fridge and reheat in an air fryer or oven at 350°F until heated through.
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