Mummy Hot Dogs

Hot dog mummies for halloween

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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 16 mins
Total: 26 mins
Servings: 8 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
168 Calories
10g Fat
17g Carbs
4g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 8
Amount per serving
Calories 168
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 12%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 612mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 28mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 137mg 3%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

These mummy dogs—a spookier version of pigs-in-a-blanket—turn regular hot dogs into a fun, delicious treat that is easy enough for kids to help make. Hot dogs are wrapped in crescent roll dough to look like mummies, and mustard is used for the eyes, making for an adorable Halloween treat that is perfect for a party appetizer, or as a pre-trick-or-treating meal when accompanied by french fries and veggie sticks. Serve these mummy dogs with mustard and ketchup for dipping.

Ingredients

  • 1 (8-ounce) can crescent roll dough

  • 8 regular size hot dogs

  • Yellow or brown mustard, for dipping

  • Ketchup, for dipping, optional

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients. Preheat the oven to 350 F.

    ingredients for mummy dogs recipe
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  2. Unwrap the crescent rolls to make four rectangles. Press the dough at the perforations to seal.

    Unwrap crescent rolls for mummy dogs
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  3. Using a pizza cutter or a knife, slice the dough into thin strips, about 1/8-inch wide.

    Slice up dough for mummy dogs
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  4. Wrap the crescent roll dough strips around the hot dogs, overlapping a little, and leaving a space at one end for the mummy's face.

    Wrap crescent strips around hot dogs
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  5. Place on a baking sheet, about 1 inch apart, and bake for 14 to 16 minutes until the dough is golden brown.

    Bake until golden brown
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  6. Just before serving, squirt a little mustard in a bowl. Dip a toothpick in the mustard and use it to make mummy eyes on the hot dogs.

    Mustard eyes
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  7. Serve immediately with bowls of mustard and ketchup, if desired, and enjoy.

Make Ahead

You can wrap the hot dogs with the dough ahead of time, place on a baking sheet, and store in the refrigerator until you're ready to bake.

Recipe Variations

  • Cheesy Mummies: Add a piece of American cheese, that is cut to the size of the hotdog, to the underside of the hot dogs before wrapping them in dough. You can also cut a vertical slit in the hotdogs and place pieces of cheese inside before wrapping them with crescent dough.
  • Googly Eyed Mummies: Instead of using dots of mustard, you can "glue" candy eyes to the mummies' faces using mustard or ketchup.
  • Mini Mummies: Use cocktail wieners or mini sausages (lil' smokies) in place of the full-size hot dogs.