Flutter-By Franks Recipe
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Flutter-By Franks Recipe

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Easy, fun and adorable Flutter-by Franks are shared by Lois Lewis of Bartlett, Illinois. With only two ingredients, they couldn’t be simpler to make. “I came up with the recipe for my daughter’s 7th birthday party,” she recalls. “These are such a cinch to make, and the girls were delighted with the end results!”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 4 hot dogs
  • Ketchup and mustard

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 370 calories, 26g fat (9g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 907mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 9g protein.


  1. Unroll crescent dough and separate into eight triangles; cut each triangle in half. Roll each piece into a ball; flatten to 1/2-in. thickness. For wings, place four dough balls in a square shape 2 in. apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Cut each hot dog lengthwise to within 3 in. of the opposite end. Press a hot dog between each set of wings.
  2. Bake at 375° for 14-16 minutes or until golden brown. Place drops of ketchup and mustard below cut edge of hot dog for eyes and mouth. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Flutter-By Franks in Simple & Delicious May/June 2007, p14

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kleronowich User ID: 7299860 207796
Reviewed Aug. 13, 2013

"Fun, quick meal. My Kids loved it. I also put grated chedder cheese on the "wings" to add some cheesy goodness."

HETAK User ID: 4882229 155464
Reviewed Apr. 1, 2010

"I made these for my daughter's 5th birthday party, what a hit!! Not only were they adorable, they were quick and easy and the kids just loved them!"

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