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A plate of pigs in a blanket served with ketchup.

Pigs in a Blanket

Pigs in a blanket is a classic party snack made with cocktail wieners wrapped in crescent dough, which are baked to golden brown perfection. An easy appetizer option that can be doubled or tripled to serve a crowd.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 48
Calories 34kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 2 8 ounce cans crescent rolls
  • 48 cocktail wieners
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • toppings such as sesame seeds or poppy seeds optional
  • cooking spray
  • 2 teaspoons chopped parsley optional


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Line two sheet pans with foil and coat with cooking spray.
  • Unroll the cans of crescent roll dough and separate the dough into 16 triangles.
  • Cut each dough triangle into thirds, lengthwise.
  • Place a wiener at the thickest end of the triangle. Start at that end and roll up each wiener.
  • Repeat with remaining dough and wieners. Place the pigs in a blanket on the baking sheets.
  • Brush the butter over the tops of the pigs and add any toppings if desired.
  • Bake each tray for 13-15 minutes or until dough is golden brown. Serve immediately, garnished with chopped parsley if desired.



Calories: 34kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 99mg | Potassium: 16mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 22IU | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg