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Salted Beer Pretzel Pigskin Bites

Salted Beer Pretzel Pigskin Bites
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 24

These delicious pigskin bites are sure to be a winner at your next gameday party. Cocktail sausages are wrapped in salted beer pretzel crescent dough and dressed up with mustard laces. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
24
cocktail-size smoked link sausages (from 14-oz package)
1
egg
1
can or bottle (12 oz) Pilsner beer
1/4
cup baking soda
1/8
teaspoon coarse (kosher or sea) salt
Yellow mustard, from a squeeze bottle

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Line large cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2
    Separate crescent dough into 8 triangles. Cut each triangle lengthwise into 3 narrow triangles. Place 1 sausage on shortest side of each triangle. Roll up, rolling to opposite point.
  • 3
    In small bowl, beat egg and 1 tablespoon of the beer with whisk until thoroughly blended; set aside.
  • 4
    In large microwavable bowl, microwave remaining beer uncovered on High 1 minute 45 seconds or until hot. Slowly add baking soda, stirring until baking soda is completely dissolved. Using metal tongs, dip each rolled crescent, one at a time, into beer and baking soda mixture. Remove, and place on cooling rack. Let stand at room temperature about 5 minutes.
  • 5
    Brush crescents with beer and egg mixture, and sprinkle with coarse salt. Carefully place on cookie sheet. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until tops are deep golden brown. Cool 2 minutes. On each, squeeze 1 line of mustard crosswise and 3 lines lengthwise to make laces of football. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

  • Adding baking soda to the beer helps transform the crescent into a pretzel.
  • Get creative with your football laces, and use your favorite mustard, Sriracha, sour cream or softened cream cheese. Transfer to a small resealable food-storage bag, and cut corner from one end to make it easy to squeeze on top of each bite.
  • Serve with your favorite cheese dip for a fun twist.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
70
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
4%
Sodium
810mg
34%
Potassium
35mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
4g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
1g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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