Pigs in a Blanket


Pigs in a blanket made with refrigerated biscuit dough and frankfurters. Kids love them! My mom made it for me as did her mom. If making for a small child, cut the hot dogs into fourths length-wise. The cheese is optional.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 1 (10 ounce) package refrigerated biscuit dough

  • 8 slices American processed cheese (Optional)

  • 8 frankfurters


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Shape biscuit dough sections into 3-inch diameter circles. Lay a slice of cheese on each dough circle; place a frankfurter in the center of each cheese slice and roll it up.

    pigs in a blanket ingredients

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  3. Place rolls, seam-side down, on a cookie sheet.

    unbaked pigs in a blanket

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  4. Bake in the preheated oven until biscuits are golden brown, about 10 to 15 minutes.

    baked pigs in a blanket

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  5. Serve hot.

    high angle looking at a white plate full of pigs in a blanket


Nutrition Facts (per serving)

458 Calories
32g Fat
25g Carbs
17g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 458
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 32g 41%
Saturated Fat 14g 72%
Cholesterol 57mg 19%
Sodium 1760mg 77%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 17g
Calcium 208mg 16%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 176mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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