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National Pigs In A Blanket Day

Updated on April 24, 2013

National Pigs In A Blanket Day

National Pigs In A Blanket Day is celebrated on April 24th. National Pigs In A Blanket Day is a day to make Pigs In A Blanket and chow down. Pigs In A Blanket are made with cocktail wieners or hot dogs and served as snacks or as a meal. There are various ways to make Pigs In A Blanket but most people make them with pancakes or biscuits. They are very easy to make. Pigs In A Blanket make great bite size snacks for kids or for party appetizers. It's a great way to dress up an ordinary cocktail wiener or hot dog.

Pigs In A Blanket ... Also Known As

Pigs In A Blanket are also referred to as...

Pigs In The Blanket

Wiener Winks

Devils on Horsebacks

Wild Willies

Kilted Sausages


  • 1 pkg small cocktail wieners (or hot dogs cut in thirds)
  • 2 (10 oz each) pkgs refrigerated crescent rolls or biscuit dough
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheese


  1. Preheat the oven at 350 degrees.
  2. Unroll the crescent rolls and cut each one into thirds, making making 3 small, long triangle strips.
  3. Sprinkle some shredded cheese over each one.
  4. Starting at the end, roll each wiener (or hot dog) up in the crescent roll.
  5. Place on a lightly greased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Serve plain or with a dipping sauce.
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Pigs In A Blanket Dippings

You can serve Pigs In A Blanket Plain or with some dipping sauce, such as the ones suggested below.

  • Ketchup
  • Mustard
  • Honey Mustard
  • Mayonnaise
  • Ranch Dressing
  • BBQ Sauce
  • Tabasco Sauce

Pigs In A Blanket Using Pancakes

One variation of the Pigs In A Blanket recipe is to use pancakes instead of biscuits and sausage instead of cocktail wieners or hot dogs

Just roll sausage up in a pancake and use syrup for dipping sauce. Very yummy!

Pigs In A Blanket Appetizers - Easy appetizers for parties!

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    • Redneck Lady Luck profile image

      Lorelei Cohen 6 years ago from Canada

      Ohhhh just looks so much tastier than the duct tape lens that I was working on today. I think I'll hang out here for awhile :)

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      wheelbound 6 years ago

      My family makes these a lot. They are so tasty and a cheap easy to make appetizer. Great lens. :)

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      Treasures By Brenda 6 years ago from Canada

      Delicious lens!