10 Amazing Ways to Make Pigs in a Blanket Slideshow

Try these creative ways to serve your favorite party snack
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10 Amazing Ways to Make Pigs in a Blanket

10 Amazing Ways to Make Pigs in a Blanket

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It’s halftime. You have approximately 12 minutes to settle that grumbling in your stomach with a delicious snack before you have to get back to the game. What’s a quick bite that’s going to satisfy your stomach? Look no further than pigs in a blanket to satisfy your cravings, and keep you energized for the rest of the game.

Pigs in a blanket are a classic American snack. Wrapping meat in dough was a genius idea, but these recipes really outshine the traditional cocktail weenie by adding unexpected ingredients. There are so many delicious ways to change up the basic recipe that combines savory meat and crunchy but fluffy dough. Our 10 amazing ways to make pigs in a blanket cover everything from a vegetarian version to a gluten-free one, so everyone can enjoy this American tradition.

Asparagus in a Blanket

Asparagus in a Blanket

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This vegetarian twist on classic pigs in a blanket wraps a puff pastry around crunchy roasted asparagus. Each bite contains a delicious combination of warm, flaky dough, asparagus, and Dijon mustard. This is a great appetizer for any dinner party or game day celebration because it’s satisfying and only takes 15 minutes to prepare.

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Bacon Blue Cheese Dogs with Samuel Adams Boston Lager Barbecue Sauce

Bacon Blue Cheese Dogs with Samuel Adams Boston Lager Barbecue Sauce

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Creamy blue cheese and jalapeños smother this little frank with delicious game day favorites. Adding complex texture, the blue cheese offers tangy velvetiness that a typical pig in a blanket lacks. To add even more flavor, these franks are topped off with crispy bacon and a sweet lager sauce.

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Chicago-Style Pigs in a Blanket

Chicago-Style Pigs in a Blanket

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With a pickle sliver, dab of yellow mustard, and dash of celery salt, these pigs in a blanket pack a salty punch. Their exterior is coated in poppy seeds, which makes for the perfect mini Chicago dog.

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Currywurst in a Blanket

Currywurst in a Blanket

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Currywurst, a popular German food, is made by coating bratwurst sausages in curry powder. This dish takes inspiration from the Berlin street food. These ingredients make this German pig in a blanket an unexpected dish full of shocking flavors, and give it a curry aroma that will draw you to this appetizer.    

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Deep Fried Pigs in a Blanket Recipe

These deep-fried sausages are rolled in pancakes before they enter sizzling grease, making them a delicious combination of breakfast and snack. Serve them with bourbon maple syrup for dipping.

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Easy Breezy Cubano Pigs in a Blanket

Easy Breezy Cubano Pigs in a Blanket

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There’s nothing like biting into a crisp golden Cubano sandwich filled with pork, pickles, and mustard.  This pig in a blanket version is coated with Dijon mustard and honey, leaving a tasty sweetness that perfectly balances out the salty pickle. They’re slathered with mashed potatoes and topped off with a piece of chicken sausage and ham.

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Gluten-Free Pigs in a Blanket

Gluten-Free Pigs in a Blanket

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Make this homemade dough to wrap your gluten-free cocktail weenie in for a tasty appetizer that everyone at the party can enjoy. They come out crispy, and taste just as good as regular pigs in a blanket. Because many people can’t consume gluten, this option is ideal for serving to your guests.

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Kobe Beef Frank Lollipops

Kobe Beef Frank Lollipops

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Cheddar cheese and Kobe beef come together in these deliciously savory franks. Kobe beef is known as some of the best meat in the world, making these delectable treats a fancier appetizer to serve.

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Pigs in a Blanket with Honey-Mustard Sauce

Pigs in a Blanket with Hone- Mustard Sauce

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German-style mustard mixes with hot sauce and honey to create a spicy, yet sweet dipping sauce that pairs perfectly with your pigs in a blanket. The crescent roll blanket creates a flaky exterior that crunches perfectly with the tender cocktail frank on the inside.

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Poppy Seed and Mustard Dogs

Poppy Seed and Mustard Dogs

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Kobe beef is famous for its flavor, tenderness, and fatty texture. These miniature dogs combine delectable Kobe beef, Dijon mustard, and poppy seeds to present a new take on an old favorite. You can’t go wrong serving these dogs.

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