April 24th is National Pigs in a Blanket day, according Food.com. It ‘a great day to celebrate the simple and unique treatment that we know like pigs in a blanket.
Pigs in a blanket are hot dogs wrapped in dough and baked. Many parents remember eating them as children. This is a good day to serve the pigs in a blanket for dinner or a snack after school.
From Pillsbury.com, here are some recipes your family will love that you can serve today or any day for a snack or a quick meal.
- 8 hot dogs
- 4 of American cheese slices, each cut into 6 strips
- 1 8 oz can Pillsbury refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
Heat oven to 375. hot dogs slit into 1/2 inch of ends; insert 3 strips of cheese in each slot.
Separate dough into triangles. Wrap dough around each hot dog triangle. Place on ungreased cookie sheet, cheese upwards.
Bake at 375 for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.
Chili cheese dog Fondue
- 1 (11 ounce) can Pillsbury refrigerated breadsticks
- 24 smoked sausages cocktail-size connection
- 1 (1-pound) package pasteurized cheese product, cubed
- 2 (15 ounce) cans chili without beans
Heat oven to 375. Unroll dough; separate into strips. Cut the strips of dough in half crosswise. Wrap 1 bread stick the middle around the center of each sausage; pinching edges of the strip of dough to seal. Place seam side down and about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake immediately, or cover and refrigerate up to 4 hours.
Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan or fondue pot, add the cheese and chili. Cook over medium heat until cheese is melted, stirring frequently.
Serve hot with fondue with hot sausages wrapped to be skewered with fondue forks for dipping.
Any additional fondue can be served with corn chips or carrot sticks.
domestic pigs in a blanket day is a great day to share a childhood tradition with your children or grandchildren or to start a new tradition.
Pillsbury on the site, you will find recipes for pigs in a blanket Cook and chicken in a sleeping bag, which layers ham, cheese and chicken nuggets.