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Dogs in a Sweater Recipe

Dogs in a Sweater Recipe

For a new twist on an old favorite, try these skewered hot dogs wrapped with breadstick dough and baked. They're fun to dip in ketchup, mustard or ranch dressing. The dressed-up dog recipe comes kid-tested from the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tube (11 ounces) refrigerated breadsticks
  • 12 wooden pop sticks
  • 12 hot dogs
  • Ketchup, mustard and/or ranch dressing

Directions

  • 1. Separate breadstick dough; roll each piece into a 15-in. rope. Insert a wooden pop stick into each hot dog lengthwise. Starting at one end, wrap dough in a spiral around hot dog; pinch ends to seal.
  • 2. Place 1 in. apart on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 18-20 minutes. Serve with condiments of your choice. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 257 calories, 16 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 751 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, General Number g fiber, 8 g protein.

Reviews for Dogs in a Sweater

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 15, 2014

"My husband and four year old son loved these. I thought they were ok, but since the other two enjoyed them, I will be making them again. I didn't use sticks and they still turned out great."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2013

"I made these for a New Year's brunch. However, I used precooked turkey sausages I used the short skewers and 1/2 of a piece of bread stick dough to wrap around the sausages. In fact, I ran out of the bread sticks and also had a can of cressant rolls so I finished the last ones with the cressant rolls. I called them piggies in a sweater. There wasn't even one left to take home to snack on later. They were DEFINITELY a hit! Thanks."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2013

"I made these for a New Year's brunch. However, I used precooked turkey sausages I used the short skewers and 1/2 of a piece of bread stick dough to wrap around the sausages. In fact, I ran out of the bread sticks and also had a can of cressant rolls so I finished the last ones with the cressant rolls. I called them piggies in a sweater. There wasn't even one left to take home to snack on later. They were DEFINITELY a hit! Thanks."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 6, 2012

"Great meal to make with the kids! Super quick and easy."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 4, 2011

"These are easy to make and the whole family loves them. Great for get-togethers. Just make and keep warm in oven."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 10, 2010

"My kids loved these when they were young!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 3, 2010

"Simple recipe but very popular with kids. I left out the popsicle stick part and the kids still gobbled them up. Easy recipe for kids to help in the kitchen with."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2009

"easy to make and it reminds me of my childhood :-)"

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