Bugs in a Blanket

Little hands can help transform sausages and breadstick dough into bugs almost too cute to eat!

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

1
can (11 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated breadsticks
24
cocktail-size smoked link sausages (from 14-oz package)
3/4
cup shoestring potatoes (from 1 3/4-oz can)
Ketchup, barbecue sauce or mustard

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Unroll dough; separate at perforations into 12 breadsticks. With knife or kitchen scissors, cut each breadstick in half crosswise, making 24 pieces.
  • 2 Wrap each piece of dough around center of each sausage, pinching to seal and leaving each end of sausage showing. Place seam side down and 1/2 inch apart on ungreased large cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 11 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet; place on serving plate or tray. Cool 2 minutes.
  • 4 Insert shoestring potatoes into baked dough to resemble legs and antennae. Decorate "bugs" with dots or stripes of ketchup.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Unroll dough; separate at perforations into 12 breadsticks. With knife or kitchen scissors, cut each breadstick in half crosswise, making 24 pieces.
  • 2 Wrap each piece of dough around center of each sausage, pinching to seal and leaving each end of sausage showing. Place seam side down and 1/2 inch apart on ungreased large cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake 11 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet; place on serving plate or tray. Cool 2 minutes.
  • 4 Insert shoestring potatoes into baked dough to resemble legs and antennae. Decorate "bugs" with dots or stripes of ketchup.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To make decorating easier, spoon the ketchup, barbecue sauce and mustard into separate small food-storage plastic bags. Seal the bags and cut a tiny hole in one bottom corner of each bag. Squeeze the bags to decorate the "bugs."

Nutritional information

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Snack
Calories
50
(
Calories from Fat
10),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
240mg
240%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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