Air Fryer Pigs in a Blanket

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These air fryer pigs in a blanket are loaded with the classic flavors and textures of this classic appetizer, and they’re cooked to perfection so fast! They’re the perfect party recipe.

Closeup shot of air fryer pigs in a blanket in a bowl

Delicious hot dogs are wrapped in crescent dough and baked up crispy and golden. They’re a great snack or party food for any occasion.

Air Fryer Pigs in a Blanket

I love pigs in a blanket, and I’ll make them at any opportunity that I can get. I love them even more now that I can cook them up so fast in the air fryer.

Closeup shot of pig in a blanket being dipped into ketchup.

Ingredients

You only need two ingredients to make this super easy recipe.

  • crescent rolls
  • hot dogs 
Overhead shot hof hot dogs and crescent rolls in their packaging

Instructions

In just a few short steps, you’ll have a delicious appetizer.

Step 1: Prepare hotdogs by cutting them in half.

Step 2: Roll half the crescent dough out so you can see 4 triangles. Slowly work seams together so you have one piece of dough.

Overhead shot of crescent roll dough on cutting board

Step 3: Using a pizza cutter, cut dough into 8 strips.

Step 4: Repeat this with the other half of the dough. You will have a total of 16 strips.

Step 5: Wrap each strip around each half hot dog.

Closeup shot of pigs in a blanket on cutting board

Step 6: Place pigs in a blanket in a greased air fryer basket so they are about an inch apart. Depending on the size of your air fryer, you may have to cook in a couple of batches.

Overhead shot of uncooked pigs in a blanket in air fryer basket

Step 7: Air fryer at 350ºF for 4 minutes then flip. Continue air frying for 4 more minutes or until crescent dough is golden. 

Overhead shot of air fryer pigs in a blanket in air fryer basket

Equipment

It takes next to no equipment to make this recipe.

  • Cutting board
  • Knife

Substitutions

Mini Sausages: You can use mini sausages in place of cut hot dogs.

Biscuits: For something different, use biscuit dough.

Closeup shot of bowlful of air fryer pigs in a blanket

Options

Looking for ways to change up these air fryer pigs in a blanket? Here are some suggestions.

Hot Sauce: Dip the hot dogs in hot sauce for a spicy kick.

Dipping Sauces: Change up this recipe by using different sauces for different flavor combinations.

Tips:

  • Always grease your air fryer basket so nothing sticks to it.
  • Then cutting your hot dogs, use a sharp knife so they don’t tear.
  • Handle your crescent roll dough carefully so it doesn’t tear.
Closeup shot of air fryer pig in a blanket with bite taken out

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FAQ

How long will these last?

You can store these in an air-tight container for up to 4 days in the refrigerator.

Can you freeze pigs in a blanket?

Yes. Place them in an air-tight, freezer-safe container or heavy-duty freezer bag and freeze for up to 3 months.

How do you reheat pigs in a blanket?

Place them on a baking sheet and heat them for 4 to 5 minutes at 350 degrees.

Closeup shot of bowlful of air fryer pigs in a blanket.

Air Fryer Pigs in a Blanket

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Yield: 8 servings

Air Fryer Pigs in a Blanket

Air Fryer Pigs in a Blanket

Air fryer pigs in a blanket are a classic appetizer, and they're baked to perfection in the air fryer. A quick, easy, delicious recipe.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tube crescent rolls (8 count)
  • 8 hot dogs

Instructions

  1. Prepare hotdogs by cutting them in half.
  2. Roll half the crescent dough out so you can see 4 triangles. Slowly work seams together so you have one piece of dough.
  3. Using a pizza cutter, cut dough into 8 strips.
  4. Repeat this with the other half of the dough. You will have a total of 16 strips.
  5. Wrap each strip around each half hot dog.
  6. Place pigs in a blanket in a greased air fryer basket so they are about an inch apart. Depending on the size of your air fryer, you may have to cook in a couple batches.
  7. Air fryer at 350ºF for 4 minutes then flip. Continue air frying for 4 more minutes or until crescent dough is golden. 

Nutrition Information

Yield

8

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 167Total Fat 15gSaturated Fat 6gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 7gCholesterol 30mgSodium 423mgCarbohydrates 3gFiber 0gSugar 1gProtein 6g

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