Hot Dog Block AKA Mini Hot Dogs + Video
Hot dog cubes only require two ingredients and are perfect for lunch, dinner or even party appetizers! Both children and adults will love these small snacks.
These hot dog pieces are really mini pigs in the blanket. For some reason, when it’s bite-sized, everything is better! For more food suitable for children, try Mini Deep Dish Pizzas and homemade chicken nuggets.
Child and adult friendly
I am so happy to share this recipe with you today! This is a very simple recipe that children love very much. In fact, we have done it twice this month. 😉 This is for Hot Dog Nuggets!
You see, we don’t particularly like these places, and there are hot dogs or corn dogs every month. Because we have it every month, I find it a bit boring, so I want to try the “new version” of this classic meal and am happy about their simplicity and deliciousness.
Don’t be fooled into thinking that these bites are only suitable for children! Adults also like them, especially appetizers. Don’t you think these are perfect as appetizers on match day? ?
Only two ingredients are required!
All you need to make these delicious snacks is (1) hot dogs and (2) crescent roll dough!
Prepare. First preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
hot dog. Cut your hot dogs into thin slices (ours are about half an inch each). Set aside.
Dough. Roll out your crescent dough and press the seams together. Cut into 8 strips. Then cut lengthwise into 8 strips. You should end up with 64 1.5″ x .5″ parts.
wrap. Wrap hot dogs in crescent-shaped blocks and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
bake. Bake for 8 to 9 minutes. Serve hot.
Air fryer instructions
If you want to do these In the air fryer Of course you can.
- Cut a piece of parchment paper to fit the bottom of the basket. Add a batch of wrapped hot dogs in the basket. Make sure they are not touching.
- Adjust the fryer to 325°F and cook for 3 to 4 minutes or until the crescent top is light brown. Flip each with tongs and bake for another 3 to 4 minutes or until golden brown.
- Take out and repeat the remaining mini dogs.
notes: You do not need to preheat the air fryer. Just add mini hot dog pieces to the basket to set the temperature and bake.
- If served as a main course, plan to provide 4-6 mouthfuls for each child and 6-10 mouthfuls for each adult
- If served as an appetizer, plan to serve 3-4 servings per person
- Use meringue dough or homemade dough instead of canned dough
- Make cheese: Make a small opening in the center of the hot dog and add a small piece of cheese in it
- Use small smoke instead of hot dog flakes
Let’s set the condiments: One of the reasons my kids love these hot dog cubes is that they can be easily dipped in sauces. Some delicious sauces include:
Advance and freeze
You can assemble your hot dog chunks A few hours in advance. Cover the pan with plastic and store in the refrigerator. Follow the instructions to bake.
freeze: Bake and cool. Quickly freeze them first: place the roast pig on a blanket, freeze it for 2-3 hours, and then transfer it to a freezer-safe container. Freeze for 1-2 months.
Reheat: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Place the frozen pig in the blanket on the roasting pan. Bake to warm for about 5-10 minutes.
If your kids like gold nuggets and corn hot dogs, then they will love these hot dog nuggets. And score for finding another simple recipe that everyone likes, right? !
For more party appetizer recipes, please check:
Course appetizer, main course
Preparation time 10 minutes
Cooking time 8 minutes
Total time 18 minutes
64 yuan for a serving
Calories 21 kcal
Author Little Luna
- 5 hot dogs
- 1 tin of crescent rolls
- Ketchup and mustard dip
First preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
Cut your hot dogs into thin slices (ours are about half an inch each). Set aside.
Roll out your crescent dough and press the seams together.
Cut into 8 strips. Then cut lengthwise into 8 strips. You should end up with 64 1.5″ x .5″ parts.
Wrap hot dogs in crescent-shaped blocks and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
Bake for 8 to 9 minutes. Serve hot. Please enjoy!
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