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Easy Pigs in a Blanket (One Pan)

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Quick, easy pigs in a blanket recipe, made with simple ingredients in one pan. Mini smokies, wrapped in puff pastry/ crescent roll are 20 minute appetizer!

These homemade pigs in a blanket are super fun to make for parties and they can easily serve a big crowd. You can get as creative as you like with fillings or keep it as simple as you like. Same applies for toppings. Keep it plain or go over the top, like I did.

Other lil smokies recipes for appetizer

Also known as mini crescent dogs!

Easy Pigs in a Blanket Recipe

How to make pigs in a blanket from scratch? How do you make the best pigs in a blanket? How do you make little smokies in a blanket?

  1. Wrap puff pastry or crescent roll dough around mini sausages.
  2. Brush egg white on top and sprinkle seasoning.
  3. Bake and you are done.

How to Make Pigs in a Blanket

How long do you cook mini pigs in a blanket?

Bake at 375 degrees for 12-15 minutes or until they become golden brown.

Can you make crescent roll pigs in a blanket in advance?

Yes. Prepare them and place them on a baking tray in the fridge. However, don’t bake until 15 minutes before the guests arrive.

Best Homemade Mini Pigs in a Blanket Recipe

Tips for easy pigs in a blanket recipe

  • To prevent these rolls from sticking to the pan, line pan with parchment paper.
  • You can use either puff pastry or crescent roll dough. I have used the Pillsbury crescent rolls and they work great. I have also used Pepperidge Farm puffs without any issues.
  • To make these with cheese, add some mozzarella or cheddar cheese inside before rolling.
  • I coat these appetizers in everything bagel seasoning blend (easily found on at Trader Joe’s or Amazon) but that’s optional and can easily be omitted.
  • Instead of baking, you can deep fry them until golden brown.  You can also use an Air Fryer.
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One Pan Pigs in a Blanket Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Quick, easy pigs in a blanket recipe, made with simple ingredients in one pan. Mini smokies, wrapped in puff pastry/ crescent roll are 20 minute appetizer!
Yield: 30 Pieces


  • 1 package Puff pastry, Or crescent rolls
  • 1 package Little smokies , Or mini sausages, 16 oz. package
  • 1 Egg, Large, Lightly beaten, For egg wash, Optional
  • 2-3 tbsp Everything bagel seasoning, Optional


  • Cut 2 inch square pieces of puff pastry or crescent roll dough.
  • Place a mini sausage in the center and fold both ends to the center and pinch together to secure it. You can use water to help it stick too.  Place it on a baking tray, lined with parchment paper. 
  • Brush egg wash on top of each piece. 
  • Sprinkle bagel seasoning. 
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 13-15 minutes or until golden edges are golden brown. Enjoy! 


  • Read all my tips above.
  • Tastes best when served fresh but leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 24 hours. However, they will loose their crispy texture when reheated. 
  • Homemade everything bagel seasoning: Combine together 1 tbsp each of sesame seeds, fennel seeds, poppy seeds, dried onion, dried garlic and a pinch of salt. 


Calories: 137kcal, Carbohydrates: 7g, Protein: 3g, Fat: 10g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 15mg, Sodium: 196mg, Potassium: 37mg, Vitamin A: 10IU, Calcium: 4mg, Iron: 0.6mg
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Calories: 137
Author: Abeer

Happy cooking everyone!

12 comments on “Easy Pigs in a Blanket (One Pan)”

  1. We LOVE pigs in a blanket for parties year round!

  2. I have never used any spices. This takes it up a level!

  3. Looks incredibly delicious! This will absolutely a big hit on our table, so excited to make this!

  4. Pigs in a blanket are the BEST!! These look incredibly delicious!!

  5. My kids really loved this! So delish!

  6. My kid will devour these in minutes! So delish!

  7. do you cook the franks before adding the puff pastry?

  8. Can you freeze these before baking? And can you cook them at the same temperature straight out of the freezer and for how long?

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