Cheesy Pigs in a Blanket

Last week I asked my friend what I could bring for her Super Bowl party this past weekend, and she suggested pigs in a blanket. Then it hit me that I had never made them myself before, and actually had to google how to make them. I decided to add some cheese to the recipe by stuffing the lil' piggies with some cheddar cheese before rolling them in the dough and baking.



Ingredients

2 tubes of reduced fat crescent rolls
1 package of turkey lil' smokies
Reduced fat shredded cheddar cheese
Mustard for dipping

Directions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees
Pop and unroll both cans of dough, and cut each triangle into 3 narrow triangles


Slice the lil' smokies just enough to stuff with some cheddar cheese before rolling each lil' smokey in a narrow triangle of dough.


Bake at 375 for 12 minutes, rotating the cookie sheets in the oven half way through at the 6 minute mark.

*Ready for the oven*

*Ready to enjoy*

*Perfect golden brown*


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20 comments:

  1. These are some of my favorite things. I make them a lot for parties. Yum!

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  2. yum! never thought of cutting them and putting cheese!

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  3. These are my very favorite appetizer! We had them for the Super Bowl, too :)

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  4. No joke I used to live on these in college. So good.

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  5. I don't know why I had never thought of stuffing these with cheese before... duh! I always make pigs in a blanket or I'll do crescent rolls with pepperoni mozzarella cheese but never cheesy pigs in a blanket. Why does football season have to be over?!?

    <3, Pamela
    Sequins & Sea Breezes

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  6. Yum! I haven’t had pigs in a blanket in forever and love the cheese addition!

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  7. The cheesy part makes it look extra yummy...Chuck will love these!

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  8. SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO CUTE! I love the cheese!!!!

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  9. My favorite! I made them Sunday and just sprinkled some cheese here and there. So surprise! Some had cheese and some didn't.

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  10. Can I please have all of these right now!! Pigs in a blanket are my favorite thing EVER! xo, Biana - BlovedBoston

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  11. ok i already love pigs in a blanket and now cheese too? sign me up :)

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  12. Omg this looks amazing. We make pigs in a blanket with crescent rolls all the time for parties, but I never thought of adding cheese before - yum!

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  13. I love pigs in a blanket!! For a dinner recipe, use a sheet of puff pastry and a regular sized hot dog (I prefer to use andouille sausage). One puff pastry sheet is just enough for two people to have 1-2 hot dogs, and the andouille can be sealed up and used again for another meal. It's just as tasty and is much easier when you're only cooking for a few people.

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  14. YUM! I want to be eating these right now!

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  15. Oh man, I love pigs in a blanket! I've never tried them with cheese though, that sounds amazing!

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  16. These look better than the store bought ones (which are really pricey) and perfect for the super bowl!!

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  17. I love these!!! I used to eat these so much when I was younger! Yours look great :)

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