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Bugs in a Blanket

Bugs in a Blanket is sure to delight young and old at during your Halloween festivities. They have the same great taste as Pigs in a Blanket, but are decorated to resemble bugs! Let your little ones help you make these super simple Bugs in a Blanket.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Halloween
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24 Bugs in a Blanket
Calories: 50kcal
Author: Chula King

Ingredients

Pigs in a Blanket

  • 8 ounce refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 3 Tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 24 Cocktail smokies
  • egg wash
  • 48 Asian-Style Crunchy Noodles (See Tip 1)
  • 144 Chow Mein Noodles (See Tip 1)
  • 1 Tablespoon Ketchup for decoration

Instructions

Pigs in a Blanket

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat.
  • Separate crescent roll dough into 8 pieces. Cut each piece lengthwise into thirds. Brush each piece with about 1/4 teaspoon of Dijon mustard. Place a Cocktail smokie on the large end of each triangle and roll up. Arrange the bugs in a blanket seam side down on prepare baking sheet, 1 to 2-inches apart.
  • Brush with egg wash.
  • Bake in preheated 375°F oven for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool for 10 minutes.
  • Insert two Asian-Style Crunchy Noodles into one of the exposed ends of the Cocktail smokie for antennas. Insert 3 Chow Mein Noodles on one side of the bug body; repeat on the other side of the bug body. (See Tip 2)
  • Place ketcup in piping bag fitted with small round tip or into a Ziploc bag. If using a Ziploc bag, cut a small piece out of one corner. Pipe several ketcup dots onto bug body. (See Tip 3)
  • Yield: 24 Bugs in a Blanket.

Notes

  1. You could also use shoestring potatoes for the antenna and bug legs.
  2. Try to use noodles of the same size for the antenna and bug legs. 
  3. You could use mustard in place of or in addition to the the ketchup for the decoration on the bug bodies.

Nutrition

Calories: 50kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 191mg | Potassium: 3mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg