Twin Cities Dogs

Twin Cities  Dogs

Two hot dogs, two kinds of cheese, served on two sticks and wrapped in a Crescent braid. What could be a better hot dog to represent the Twin Cities?

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

8
large hot dogs
1
stick (1 oz) mozzarella string cheese, cut lengthwise into 8 strips
1
stick (1 oz) Cheddar string cheese, cut lengthwise into 8 strips
1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
1
egg, beaten
8
wooden corn dog or wooden craft sticks
Ketchup and mustard, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Slit hot dogs to within 1/2 inch of ends; insert 1 strip of mozzarella and 1 strip of Cheddar cheese into each slit.
  2. Separate or cut dough into 4 rectangles (if using crescent rolls, press perforations to seal). Place 2 hot dogs crosswise down center of each rectangle. Cut 1-inch-wide strips in dough on each side of hot dogs to within 1/4 inch of hot dogs. Fold strips at an angle across hot dogs, alternating from side to side. Place on ungreased cookie sheet, cheese side up. Brush top of crescent with beaten egg.
  3. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Insert 1 stick into each hot dog. Garnish with ketchup and mustard.
Makes 4 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 640
    • (Calories from Fat 460),
  • Total Fat 51g
    • (Saturated Fat 19g,
    • Trans Fat 4g),
  • Cholesterol 125mg;
  • Sodium 1900mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 26g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 8g),
  • Protein 20g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 2 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 6 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.