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Pigs in a Blanket

Pigs in a Blanket aren’t just for the little ones in the household; they make amazing appetizers for adults, too! Learn how to make Pigs in a Blanket with only a few simple ingredients. They are super easy to prepare, and taste fantastic!
These easy to make appetizers are made from deliciously Sweet Hawaiian Crescent Rolls, flavorful Smokie Cocktail Sausages, topped with Poppy Seeds, and dipped in our famous Southern Jezabel Sauce for a flavor combo that’s out of this world amazing.

 

Pigs in a Blanket aren’t just for the little ones in the household; they make amazing appetizers for adults, too! Learn how to make Pigs in a Blanket with only a few simple ingredients. They are super easy to prepare, and taste fantastic!Have you ever had Pigs in a Blanket? They are seriously fantastic tasting. We all have an easy to make Pigs in the Blanket appetizer we make, but this recipe has been revamped to a whole new level of tasty goodness. It’s a combination of sweet and savory that will keep coming back for more of these delicious appetizers.

 

How simple is this recipe to make you ask? It’s as easy as 1-2-3 with four simple ingredients of Smokie Cocktail sausages wrapped in Sweet Hawaiian Crescent Rolls and then topped with Sweet Cream Butter and Poppy Seeds. Baked for 12 short minutes in a preheated oven- Presto they are ready to serve!

 

 

 

Learn how to make Pigs in a Blanket with only a few simple ingredients. They are super easy to prepare, and taste fantastic!These excellent flavor tasting Pigs in the Blanket are the perfect little appetizer for parties, potlucks, family functions, Church gatherings, Gameday, and even after school snacks! They are guaranteed to fly off the appetizer table in no time flat!

 

 

Variations of Pigs in the Blanket

  1. Use classic crescent rolls and all-beef franks cut to size with mustard and ketchup to dip them in
  2. Use traditional crescent rolls with turkey franks cut to size and a chili sauce to dip them in.
  3. Use classic crescent rolls with Lil smokie cocktail sausages and dip in spicy Comeback sauce.
  4. Use sweet Hawaiian crescent rolls with chicken franks cut to size and top them with sesame seeds and dip them a sweet and sour sauce.

 

 

 

 

Learn how to make Pigs in a Blanket with only a few simple ingredients. They are super easy to prepare, and taste fantastic!You can pretty much use any dipping sauce you like; I decided to pair these yummy tasting freshly baked Pigs in the Blanket with a Homemade Southern Jezabel Sauce. The taste of the sweet heat from the Jezabel Sauce combined with smokie and savory is out of this world. You will be pleasantly surprised by the flavor combo.

 

What is Southern Jezabel Sauce? It’s hot, yet sweet sauce made with the most beautiful pineapple preserves, apricot preserves, apple jelly, horseradish, prepared mustard with a hint of lemon juice to tempt your tastebuds.

 

 

 

Shopping List

  • 1 Package of mini cocktail sausages 48 pcs to a package
  • 2 Packages of Sweet Hawaiian crescent rolls
  • Unsalted butter
  • Poppy Seeds

 

 

 

 

Pro tips

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 Degrees
  2. Be sure to keep the Sweet Hawaiian crescent rolls very cold until needed.
  3. Gather all ingredients, baking sheets, knives, etc. before getting started.
  4. Open and unroll Sweet Hawaiian crescent rolls, separate along the perforation lines, cut each triangle into three strips.
  5. Place the cocktail smokies at full ends of each strip and roll-up.
  6. Place each Pig in the Blanket on a non-stick baking sheet.
  7. Melt unsalted butter in the microwave for short burst until melted. Brush each one with a little butter. Sprinkle each one evenly with poppy seeds.
  8. Bake on 375 for 12 minutes.

 

 

 

 

Learn how to make Pigs in a Blanket with only a few simple ingredients. They are super easy to prepare, and taste fantastic!
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Pigs in a Blanket

Learn how to make Pigs in a Blanket with only a few simple ingredients. They are super easy to prepare and taste fantastic.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time32 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Gameday recipes, Party appetizers, Pigs in a Blanket
Servings: 12 People
Calories: 138kcal
Author: hmccallum

Ingredients

  • 1 Package Beef Smokies Cocktail sausages 48 pcs in package
  • 2 rolls Sweet Hawaiian crescent rolls separated and divided- see notes
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter melted
  • 2 tablespoons Poppy seeds

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375° Degrees

  • Open and unroll Sweet Hawaiian crescent rolls, separate along the perforation lines, cut each triangle into 3 strips.

  • Place the cocktail smokies at wide ends of each strip and roll-up.

  • lace each Pig in the Blanket on a non-stick baking sheet.

  • Melt unsalted butter in the microwave for short burst until melted. Brush each one with a little butter. Sprinkle each one evenly with poppy seeds.

  • Bake on 375 for 12 minutes' time.

Notes

Variations of Pigs in the Blanket
  1. Use classic crescent rolls and all-beef franks cut to size with mustard and ketchup to dip them in
  2. Use traditional crescent rolls with turkey franks cut to size and a chili sauce to dip them in.
  3. Use classic crescent rolls with Lil smokie cocktail sausages and dip in spicy Comeback sauce.
  4. Use sweet Hawaiian crescent rolls with chicken franks cut to size and top them with sesame seeds and dip them a sweet and sour sauce.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 138kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 385mg | Potassium: 76mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 58IU | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg

 

 

 

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23 Comments

  • Reply
    Alison Corey
    March 11, 2020 at 1:14 pm

    Pigs in a Blanket are So easy and always a crowd-pleaser at our house!! I will be saving this recipe to make it again soon.

    • Reply
      hmccallum
      March 13, 2020 at 10:05 am

      That’s awesome to hear Alison!!!! I also have frozen mine and reheated and they are perfect!!!

  • Reply
    Kacey Perez
    March 11, 2020 at 12:57 pm

    I was just telling myself that I need to find new recipes that my kids enjoy and this is perfect! Thanks for showing me how easy it is to make these Pigs in a Blanket!

    • Reply
      hmccallum
      March 13, 2020 at 10:04 am

      They are perfect for kids Kacey, and mine just love them!!!

  • Reply
    Marlynn
    March 11, 2020 at 12:26 pm

    These Pigs in a Blanket really are perfect for game day gatherings! Everyone loves them!

    • Reply
      hmccallum
      March 13, 2020 at 10:00 am

      Good morning, Marilynn and thank you for sharing your feedback. I love hearing that everyone loves the Pigs in a blanket! Made my day.

  • Reply
    Marlynn
    March 11, 2020 at 12:26 pm

    These Pigs in a Blanket really are perfect for game day gatherings! Everyone loves them!

  • Reply
    Erika
    February 4, 2020 at 3:00 pm

    I haven’t had these for the longest time, but I know my kids would love these pigs in a blanket!

    • Reply
      hmccallum
      February 7, 2020 at 9:55 am

      They are such an awesome snack!

  • Reply
    Michelle
    January 24, 2020 at 2:15 pm

    Love these Pigs in a Blanket! These are great for kids and grown-ups! I love how easy they are to make too.

    • Reply
      hmccallum
      January 25, 2020 at 9:52 am

      Thank you Michelle—they are so good and super simple.

  • Reply
    Dannii
    January 24, 2020 at 1:49 pm

    We usually just have these pigs in a Blanket with dinner, but I love this smaller party food version of pigs in a Blanket.

    • Reply
      hmccallum
      January 25, 2020 at 9:52 am

      Thank you Dannii—how do you make them?

  • Reply
    Erika
    January 24, 2020 at 1:33 pm

    This recipe for Pigs in a Blanket is awesome! My kids would gobble these up in no time.

    • Reply
      hmccallum
      January 25, 2020 at 9:51 am

      Thank you, Erika. My kids love them too.

  • Reply
    The Anthony Kitchen
    January 24, 2020 at 1:33 pm

    You took these pigs in a blanket to a new level with your southern jezabel sauce. I also really like the poppy seeds on top to give them a pop of color.

    • Reply
      hmccallum
      January 25, 2020 at 9:40 am

      Thanks, kelly— Have you had Jezebel sauce? If not you have to try it soon! The link is in the blog post.

  • Reply
    Nicole
    January 24, 2020 at 1:32 pm

    How cute are these pigs in a Blanket!!! So adorable and tasty looking.

    • Reply
      hmccallum
      January 25, 2020 at 9:39 am

      Thank you, Nicole— they are cute and yummy and I hope you enjoy them.

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