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More Easy Bread Dough Recipes: Pretzel Dogs!
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Easy bread dough saves the day again as a quick and simple hot dog or smoked sausage wrap. Now I can strike hot dog buns and crescent rolls off of my grocery list forever! Pretzel dogs, and their mini cousins are SO delicious and convenient, you've just GOTTA try this!
Recipe type: Main Dish
Cuisine: Healthy Junk Food
Serves: 8
  • half a batch of this easy bread recipe
  • one pack of hot dogs or mini smoked sausages-see notes for Trim Healthy Mama info.
  • 2 T coarse salt or kosher salt
  1. Preheat oven to 400*
Pretzel Dogs
  1. Frozen hot dogs work fine for this recipe.
  2. To make pretzel dogs, pinch of a wad of dough a little smaller than the palm of your hand. Keep it to less than ¼ cup if shooting for an S-helper recipe.
  3. Twist the dough around the hot dog, pinching seams closed, adding in more dough if needed.
  4. You may enclose the ends or leave them open.
  5. Place on a cookie sheet.
  6. Sprinkle tops lightly with kosher salt
  7. Bake for 20 minutes, or until golden brown.
  8. Let cool about 10 minutes before serving.
Pig in a Blankets
  1. Pinch off a plug of dough about the size of your thumb. Place them rather close together on a foil or parchment paper lined cookie sheet.
  2. Press a smoked sausage into the middle, and then pull the dough up around the sausage and pinch it closed.
  3. Sprinkle with coarse or kosher salt.
  4. Bake in 400* oven until golden brown, between 15 and 20 minutes.
  5. Serve with mustard sauce or ketchup.
Mustard Sauce Recipe
  1. /2 cups of prepared, regular mustard
  2. T ranch dressing mix seasoning blend
  3. Mix together, and use as a delicious dip for your pretzel dogs or pig in a blankets.
Trim Healthy Mama info: If you use a low or no fat hot dog, these would be a Trim Healthy Mama 'E' recipe. If you use a regular dog, it's an S-helper recipe. The Ranch Mustard dip works with any type of meal.
Recipe by Gwen's Nest at https://gwens-nest.com/pretzel-dog-recipe/