Pigs in Blankets – More Homemade

Whip up an easy butterhorn dough for delicious pigs in blankets, a little more homemade.

A few weeks ago, my kids were waxing nostalgic over the pigs in blankets I used to make at the holidays. I don’t typically buy the ingredients for them since they’re so heavily processed. But, my dad left us a supply of Lil’ Smokies in the freezer when he was here in November.

So, I made Pigs in Blankets. Only I made them a little more homemade.

I used the butterhorn dough that we often use. It mixes up quickly in the bread machine. I cut the dough into pieces, and then let the kids wrap the sausages.

They were devoured in minutes from pulling them from the oven. And they were really, really good.

I won’t be making homemade smokies anytime soon, but I’ll might be making these a little more often.

I haven’t tested these for the freezer, but if you do, please let us know how it turns out!

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  1. Trader Joe’s sells all beef cocktail sausages that don’t have a bunch of junk in them. I’ve used those to make healthier pigs in a blanket before!

  2. We make these with veggie hotdogs cut in half – typically I just used plain old rolled biscuit dough, but I’m excited to try yours since I love using my bread maker!

  3. i’ll think of them as Pigs in Homemade Blankets. =)

  4. AllieZirkle says:

    These show up on our menu twice a month, usually on Saturday nights when snack food runs king! I use bun length all beef hot dogs and cut into 3 pieces each. Works great!

    I love your single wrap. I usually wrap mine like a weenie trapped in a crescent roll LOL


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