Thursday, January 16, 2014

Pigs in Blanket!

Super bowl recipes, Recipes, Appetizers

Pigs in Blanket!

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 8 tablespoons butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup finely shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 2 dozen mini hot dogs
Combine the flour, salt, and baking powder and cayenne. Cut in butter with a pastry blender until well blended. Stir in the sour cream and cheese until well blended. divide the dough into two parts, shape into balls, wrap in plastic wrap, and chill for 30 to 60 minutes.
Preheat oven to 400°. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone mat or spray with nonstick cooking spray.
Roll out one portion on a floured surface to a 1/8-inch thickness; cut into 2 1/2-inch squares with a cutter or by hand. Repeat with the remaining dough. Lay a mini hot dog across a square of dough diagonally and bring two corners over and seal well by pinching, forming a little blanket over the hot dog. Place on a baking sheet and repeat with remaining dough and hot dogs.
Bake for about 12 to 14 minutes, until browned.
Makes 36 to 42 pigs in blanket.

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