Our Mini Cheese Dogs With Everything Seasoning recipe will be a hit at your next get together. Stuffed with cheddar cheese, wrapped in crescent roll dough and rolled in everything seasoning, we’ve taken the traditional pigs in blanket appetizer recipe to a new level. Bet you can’t eat just one cheese hot dog!
Cheese Dogs Recipe
Everyone is familiar with the pigs in blanket recipe that has been around since forever. Made with refrigerated crescent roll dough that is wrapped around mini hot dogs, also known as cocktail franks, and then baked, pigs in blanket have been a much loved appetizer recipe.
Our pigs in blanket have a new name, Cheese Dogs With Everything Seasoning!
So let’s take that tried and true recipe and elevate it to a whole new level, shall we?
Let’s add cheese and let’s roll the dough in the new and trendy “everything but the bagel” seasoning. Voila!
Ok, now we’ve got cheddar cheese that melts into our little dogs and lots of flavored seasoning that bakes into our crescent dough.
I’d say we have ourselves a winner appetizer recipe that’s a twist on an old beloved classic!
Our bite-size cheddar dogs will be the hit of any gathering.
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Pigs in a Blanket FAQ’s
Who invented pigs in a blanket?
The first written recipe for pigs in blanket was in the 1957 publication of the Betty Crocker’s Cookbook for Kids.
When did pigs in a blanket become popular?
Pigs in a blanket, or meat wrapped in dough, became popular in the 1950’s.
Is there a National Pigs In A Blanket Day?
Why yes, there actually is a National Pigs In A Blanket Day and it is celebrated on April 24th. I guess there’s a day for everything!
How to make pigs in blankets
Our recipe, Cheese Dogs, a twist on the traditional pigs in blanket, is very easy to make.
Scroll down for the full recipe instructions and ingredient amounts in the recipe card below
- First, cut cheddar cheese into thin strips
- Next, slice hot dogs lengthwise down the middle, but not completely through, and place cheese in opening
- Cut each crescent roll dough triangle into thirds
- Then, wrap the hot dog in a piece of dough
- Roll dough in everything seasoning
- Arrange hot dogs on baking sheet and bake to golden perfection at 375F for 10-12 minutes!
Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips
- Serve with hot dog relish
- Spice up your ketchup and stir a bit of hot sauce into it
- Use full size hot dogs and cut them to about 2 inches in length
- Make with turkey hot dogs
- Use your favorite cheese
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Ingredients for pigs in a blanket with cheese
- cheddar cheese
- mini hot dogs
- refrigerated crescent roll dough
- everything but the bagel sesame seasoning blend
- ketchup, serving suggestion
- mustard, serving suggestion
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Mini Cheese Dogs
- Preheat oven to 375F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper for easy cleanup.
- Cut cheddar cheese into 24 thin strips, each about 1 ¾-inches long by ¼-inch thick.
- Slice each hot dog lengthwise down the middle, but not completely through.
- Place one piece of cheese in middle of each hot dog.
- Cut each crescent roll dough triangle into thirds, making three smaller and thinner triangles.
- Wrap one piece of dough around center of each hot dog and roll in everything seasoning.
- Arrange on prepared baking sheet.
- Bake 10-12 minutes or until dough is golden.
- Serve with ketchup and mustard, if desired.