With a few simple ingredients, you can have some mummy fun!
Today we are continuing our Halloween recipe series making something very yummy – a yummy mummy to be exact! Making mummy dogs has been a recipe we make every year. This is a very fun and versatile recipe. Don’t like hot dogs? You can substitute chicken sausages, or vegan hot dogs, whatever your family likes. You can get the whole family involved in making their own special mummy to enjoy.
The ingredients you will need to make mummy dogs are a can of crescent roll dough (those pop open cans scare anyone else?), a package of your favorite hot dogs (or substitute), and thin slices of cheddar cheese (optional). We also used a little bit of mustard to make the eyes of our mummies.
Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. Open your can of crescent roll dough, and spread onto a work area, we used an extra cutting board. Pinch the precut seams on the crescent roll dough so you have “solid” rectangle. Next, take your knife and cut your crescent roll dough into thin, 1/2″ inch strips. Set your crescent dough aside while you shape your mummy.
Carefully using a knife, shape your hot dogs to look like mummies. About halfway down, cut the hot dog in half to make some legs. In the middle, you can cut 2 slits on the sides to make arms. Don’t worry if it’s not perfect, this is your time to get creative. Plus mummies aren’t perfect, I mean they are mummified!
After you have your mummies cut the way you would like, take your crescent roll strips and wrap them around your mummy. If you would like to add cheese to your mummy dogs, cut a small strip the size of your hot dog, and place on the back of the mummy (think it’s the spine, creepy but you get it), and wrap your crescent roll strips over both the hot dogs and cheese. You can start at the legs, wrap them separately, and work your way up. Be sure to leave a small opening for your mummy’s eyes. A good tip is to build the mummies right on your baking sheet so you don’t have to move them much after building.
Next bake your mummies for 15-20 minutes or until the mummies are golden brown. When your mummies are cool enough for eating, take some mustard and add 2 little eyes.
Easy, spooky, yummy – mummy fun! Hopefully, this recipe will inspire you to make some fun Mr. Mummy Dogs. Add some Dracula’s Drink, and you have a Halloween meal fit for King Tut!
Our next recipe is a bit creepy and crawly – don’t get caught in its web!