Meatball Crescent Mummies for Halloween

Meatball Crescent Mummies for Halloween
Staff Writer
Meatball Crescent Mummies
Pillsbury
Meatball Crescent Mummies

These meatball mummies are a fun twist on the crescent mummy dogs. Perfect for a savory snack at your next Halloween party.

Ingredients

  • 1 can (8 ounces )refrigerated crescent dinner rolls, such as Pillsbury
  • Ketchup or mustard, if desired
  • Marinara sauce, as desired
  • 24 frozen cooked meatballs, thawed

Directions

Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Line work surface with cooking parchment paper. On parchment-lined surface, unroll dough (if using crescent roll dough, press perforations to seal); cut into 4 rectangles.

With knife or pizza cutter, cut each rectangle lengthwise into 10 pieces, making a total of 40 pieces of dough.

Holding 3 meatballs close together, wrap 5 pieces of dough around them to look like "bandages," stretching dough slightly to cover meatballs.

About 1/2 inch from 1 end of each meatball mummy, separate "bandages" so meatball shows through for "face." On ungreased large cookie sheet, place wrapped meatballs.

Bake 13 to 17 minutes or until dough is light golden brown and meatballs are hot. With ketchup and mustard, draw features on "face." Serve with warm marinara sauce.

Meatball Shopping Tip

Most cattle are fed a diet of grass until they are sent to a feedlot – where they are finished on corn. When possible, choose beef from cattle that are “100% grass fed” - it will be more expensive, but better for your health.

Meatball Cooking Tip

The method used to cook beef is dependent on the cut. Cuts that are more tender, like filet mignon, should be cooked for a relatively short amount of time over high heat by grilling or sautéing. While less tender cuts, like brisket and short ribs, should be cooked for a longer time with lower heat by braising or stewing.