Frank 'n' Swiss Crescents Recipe
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Frank 'n' Swiss Crescents Recipe

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Kids of all ages will enjoy these adorable appetizers. The savory bite-size snacks are quick to assemble with convenient crescent dough, hot dogs and Swiss cheese. Serve additional mustard alongside for dipping.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated reduced-fat crescent rolls
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat Swiss cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt-free seasoning blend
  • 8 reduced-fat hot dogs

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 94 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 453mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 7g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 lean meat.


  1. Unroll crescent roll dough and separate into eight triangles. Cut each piece into two triangles. Spread each triangle with mustard; sprinkle with cheese and seasoning blend.
  2. Cut rounded ends from hot dogs (discard or save for another use). Cut hot dogs in half widthwise; place one piece on the end of each triangle and roll up.
  3. Place pointed side down 2 in. apart on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 15-18 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 16 appetizers.
Originally published as Frank 'n' Swiss Crescents in Light & Tasty February/March 2002, p31

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paul3303 User ID: 1713232 253308
Reviewed Aug. 28, 2016

"A good take on an old standby snack."

WEDGE23 User ID: 4542024 43876
Reviewed Feb. 7, 2010

"yummy...I added honey to the dijon for a little sweetness, and sprinkled garlic and herb MRS DASH on top as well just before baking....great super bowl snack!! Everyone wanted the recipe!"

lexie33008 User ID: 4155397 121454
Reviewed Dec. 27, 2009

"It was delicious and simple. i made them with breaded baked fries and some corn on the side."

strongkat User ID: 1278535 59293
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2009

"I made this with mini dogs and pillsbury bread sticks. I cut the breadsticks into 3rds, wrapped them around the mini dogs and proceeded with the recipe. This was very good."

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