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Hail Mary Hot Dogs

Categories: Cooking with Kids, Entertaining, Kid-friendly, New Year, Quick to fix, Snacks
Type: Appetizers and Snacks

More commonly known as "pigs in blankets," these tasty hot dog bites wrapped in buttery pastry make a great Super Bowl snack or New Year's Eve hors-d'oeuvre.

Serves: 16 hot dog rolls


  • 2 (8-ounce) cans of refrigerated, crescent dinner rolls
  • 8 cheese-filled or regular hot dogs, cut in half

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  1. Heat the oven to 375F.
  2. Separate dough into 8 rectangles -- firmly pressing on the perforations to seal.
  3. Cut each rectangle in half lengthwise, and place half of one hot dog lengthwise on one end of the strip of dough.
  4. Fold dough in half over the dog. Press short edges to seal, leaving sides open. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake 11-13 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Serve with ketchup, mustard and pickle relish, if desired.

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