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Creepy-Crawly Bugs

 Creepy-Crawly Bugs
Who wouldn't want to eat our cute little bugs? Quick and easy prep and undeniable kid appeal make these a must-have for the buffet at a child's party. Be prepared for the recipe requests. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 tube (11 ounces) refrigerated breadsticks
  • 8 Johnsonville® Smoked Sausage or hot dogs
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup potato sticks
  • Ketchup and/or mustard

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Separate dough into strips. Unroll and cut
  • eight strips in half widthwise; set remaining strips aside. Cut
  • sausages in half widthwise. Wrap one piece of dough around each
  • sausage, leaving the rounded end showing. Place seam side down on an
  • ungreased baking sheet. Place reserved breadsticks on baking sheet.
  • Bake 15-17 minutes or until golden brown. Remove bugs to a serving
  • plate and cool 2 minutes.
  • Insert potato sticks into baked dough to resemble legs and antennae.
  • Decorate with ketchup and/or mustard. Serve warm. Save remaining
  • breadsticks for another use.
  • Yield: 8 servings.
Editor's Note: Refrigerated crescent rolls may be used in place of the breadsticks. Follow package directions for baking temperature and time.

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Nutritional Facts: 2 pieces (calculated without ketchup and mustard) equals 211 calories, 14 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 623 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 7 g protein.