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Mummy Pups – The Perfect Halloween Appetizer

Mummy Pups – The Perfect Halloween Appetizer

Keeping with the spirit of small plates, I decided to show you my new take on the coolest Halloween Appetizer around:  The Mummy Dog.  Let me introduce you to Mummy Pups!

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Everyone has seen mummy dogs before, at least I believe they have.  Spooky Halloween eats that are fun to make whether you are 8 or 80!  I made them as a child and I have kept the tradition alive with my boys. My new twist on these much-beloved is that I am shrinking them down to “tapas size.” Meet Mummy Pups!

Mummy pups will be your new favorite Halloween treat for your kids, along with my Mummy Munch.  Adults you can sip on a Flying Monkeys Cocktail while passing out candy!

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Little smoky dogs are a staple at most parties.  Tiny dogs simmered in a sweet and tangy sauce are one of the first things to go!  Right after the sweet and sour meatballs and the majority of the cocktails.

I took these tiny dogs and mummified them, just like their parents!

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Pillsbury makes the perfect wrappings for these miniature mummies.  Pillsbury Crescent Rolls! My oldest son, Braxton, can eat an entire can of these.

Never mind that he is a carbaholic, they are just SO good.  Crescent Rolls are flaky, buttery, and light and the flaky layers make the best mummy wraps…

FAQ about Mummy Pups:

  • Q: Can I use the Crescent Dough Sheets instead of the rolls?
    A: Yes, you can. The dough sheets might be easier to cut than the rolls.
  • Q: I can’t find little smokies, what can I use?
    A: You can cut a full-size hot dog into smaller pieces and wedges to mimic the size of the Smokies.
  • Q: How far ahead can I make these?
    A: These can be made a day ahead and reheated in the oven at 275F until warm all the way through.
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It’s easiest to cut your Crescent rolls with a pizza cutter.  For these mini mummies, you will have to have thin strips!  The pizza cutter helps you get thin, close strips that will help you mummify your tiny dogs.

Once they are all wrapped, place them on a baking sheet and bake at 375F for 12 minutes or until golden brown.

Serve them with your favorite condiment!  I use a devilishly spicy mustard.

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Easy Mummy Pups Recipe

Mummy pups on a table with a small round bowl with the devilish mustard in it

The Perfect Halloween Appetizer - Mummy Pups

Yield: 45 mummy pups
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Keeping with the spirit of small plates, I decided to show you my new take on the coolest Halloween Appetizer around: The Mummy Dog! Let me introduce you to Mummy Pups!

Ingredients

  • 1 can Pillsbury Crescent Rolls
  • 1 package Little Smokies (about 45 dogs)
  • 1/2 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.

Wrap the Mummy Pups

  1. Roll out your Pillsbury Crescent Rolls in rectangles.
  2. Cut your dough into thin strips with a sharp knife or pizza cutter.
  3. Wrap around the Little Smokies to make them look like Mummy Pups.
  4. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.
  5. Serve with mustard.

Devilishly spicy mustard

  1. Combine Dijon mustard and horseradish.

Notes

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 45 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 20Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 96mgCarbohydrates: 2gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 0g

This nutrition information was generated via a third party, Nutritionix, and can not be held liable for any discrepancies in the information provided.

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Tuesday 3rd of November 2015

I can still have these right? These aren't exclusively halloween right?? :D I could down an entire batch by myself!! Love these!

chubcheeks@bellsouth.net

Tuesday 10th of November 2015

These are not just for Halloween! They are just like a wine glass... For every day!

Ashley

Sunday 25th of October 2015

I use ketchup!

chubcheeks@bellsouth.net

Tuesday 10th of November 2015

Love a traditionalist!

Laura J

Sunday 25th of October 2015

Oh with our #MummyDogs we love ketchup and mustard! YUM!

chubcheeks@bellsouth.net

Tuesday 10th of November 2015

I love to mix ketchup and mustard together!

Suchitra

Saturday 24th of October 2015

Such a kid-friendly snack!

Suchitra

Saturday 24th of October 2015

This is one of my favorite Halloween appetizer! It is so easy to make! Thanks for sharing!

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