How to Make Cheesy Footlong Pigs in a Blanket

Updated on August 19, 2018
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Cheesy Footlong Pigs in a Blanket with Ketchup and Mustard
Cheesy Footlong Pigs in a Blanket with Ketchup and Mustard | Source

Pigs in a blanket are baked hotdog sandwiches loved by people of all ages. You'll enjoy every bite. Enjoy these crusty, cheesy footlong pigs in a blanket with ketchup and mayonnaise on the side.

Ingredients for the Pigs in a Blanket Dough
Ingredients for the Pigs in a Blanket Dough | Source

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 16 slices cheese, any kind
  • 4 pieces footlong hotdogs
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Utensils for Preparing the IngredientsUtensils for Baking the Dish
Utensils for Preparing the Ingredients
Utensils for Preparing the Ingredients | Source
Utensils for Baking the Dish
Utensils for Baking the Dish | Source

Utensils

For Preparing the Ingredients:

  • 1 Large Bowl
  • 2 Medium Bowls
  • 5 Small Bowls
  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoons

For Baking the Dish:

  • Baking Sheet
  • Baking Mat

Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 25 min
Yields: 4

Instructions

  1. Mix all the dry ingredients.
  2. Slowly add the wet ingredients while continuously mixing everything.
  3. Knead the dough until it pulls away from the sides of the bowl.
  4. Pre-heat the oven at 400°F.
  5. Let it rest for 5 minutes. Cover it with a damp kitchen cloth.
  6. Divide the dough into 4 equal parts. Flatten each portion to 4 inches wide and 11 inches length using hands or rolling pin.
  7. Line one footlong and 4 slices of cheese into the flattened dough. Roll the dough to seal.
  8. Bake it in the oven for about 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Remove the bread from the oven. Brush the top of the bread with melted butter.
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Finished Product

Freshly Bake Cheesy Footlong Pigs in a Blanket
Freshly Bake Cheesy Footlong Pigs in a Blanket | Source

Tips and Techniques

  1. Adjust the cooking time because the internal temperature of ovens may vary.
  2. As an alternative for butter, brush beaten egg white with water on the of each bread before baking.
  3. Choose any kind of cheese you want.
  4. Serve it with any condiments you prefer.
  5. Rotate the baking sheet after 8 minutes to evenly cook all pieces. As some parts of the oven produce more heat than the other parts.

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    • dredcuan profile imageAUTHOR

      Dred Cuan 

      10 days ago from California

      Hi Liz,

      Yes. This is a pigs in a blanket with a twist! But of course I do love the UK version of it.

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      Liz Westwood 

      10 days ago from UK

      This is a different take on pigs in blankets for me. In the UK pigs in blankets are small sausages wrapped in bacon, traditionally served at Christmas with roast Turkey.

    • dredcuan profile imageAUTHOR

      Dred Cuan 

      11 days ago from California

      Hi Pamela,

      Yes! Everybody will love this for sure! Personally, I loved the bread. It was so crusty!

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      Pamela Oglesby 

      11 days ago from Sunny Florida

      Thiis sounds like something good that my husband wound like. Thanks for the recipe.

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