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Taco Pigs in a Blanket - a Mexican twist on the classic appetizer. Make a toppings bar so everyone can top their own. the-girl-who-ate-everything.com

Taco Pigs in a Blanket

After many versions, my family and I decided that the cocktail sausages rolled up with cheese and brushed with taco seasoned butter provided the taco flavor we loved.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Yield 24 servings


  • 1 (8 ounce) can refrigerated crescent dough
  • 6 slices of cheddar cheese , cut in fourths
  • 24 cocktail-size smoked link sausages
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 tablespoon Old El Paso Taco seasoning
  • Toppings: sour cream , tomatoes or salsa, green onions,


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and spray a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. Unroll the crescent dough and cut each triangle into 3 triangles. Place 1/4 square of cheddar cheese and one cocktail frank on the wide end of each triangle. Roll up to the small end and place seam side down on the prepared baking sheet. Repeat with all of the dough.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the butter and taco seasoning. Brush mixture over the pigs in a blanket.
  4. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve immediately and let each guest add their own toppings.

Recipe Notes

Consider doubling this recipe because they go quickly!

If you don't have crescent dough, pizza dough or biscuit dough works well too!