Recipe courtesy of Nigella Lawson
Episode: Party Girl
Save Recipe Print
Pigs in Blankets
Total:
40 min
Prep:
25 min
Cook:
15 min
Yield:
50 pieces
Level:
Easy
Total:
40 min
Prep:
25 min
Cook:
15 min
Yield:
50 pieces
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

For glazing:

Directions

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

Measure 2 cups of flour into a bowl, add the salt and grated cheese and mix lightly with a fork. Pour the milk into a measuring cup to come up to 1-cup mark and then crack in the egg and add the oil. Beat to combine, then pour into the dry ingredients, forking to mix as you go. You may, at the end, feel the dough's either too dry or too damp: add either more milk or more flour and fork together again until you've got a soft dough that's not too sticky to be rolled out.

Break the dough into 2 pieces and roll 1 piece on a lightly floured surface. Scone dough is a dream to work with; in fact, I find it deeply pleasurable. Just roll as clumsily and heavy handedly as you like: no harm will come to it. You want a thin, but not exaggeratedly so, rectangle. A square wouldn't be the end of the world either, so don't start getting out the geometry set: this is the roughest of instructions.

Cut the dough into approximately 1 3/4-inch strips, and then cut each strip at approximately 2 1/2-inch intervals so that you end up with a collection of small, raggedy oblongs (I just cut each strip as I go, but it's probably more efficient to do the whole batch of dough at 1 time).

Take a cocktail sausage and put it at 1 end of an oblong at a slight diagonal and then roll up, pressing on the infinitely compliant dough to squeeze it shut, and then place on a nonstick baking sheet, or 1 lined with parchment. Carry on until you've finished all your strips and then get to work with the remaining dough. Three baking sheets should do it.

Now, dip a pastry brush into the beaten egg mixture and paint on the pastry for a golden glaze. Put in the oven and cook for 12 to 15 minutes, by which time they should be puffy and burnished. Remove from the oven and let cool a little before giving them to the children.

More from:

Kickoff Snacks

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Almost One-Pan Skillet Lasagna 02:21

Bev gets her kids involved in making this perfect weeknight dinner.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Teriyaki Chicken Wings

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Lasagna Cupcakes

Recipe courtesy of Aarti Sequeira

Pastrami Football Finger Sandwiches

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Blue Cheese and Bacon Truffles

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Pizza Pigs in Blankets

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Neely's Pigs in a Blanket

Recipe courtesy of The Neelys

Mexican Chorizo Pigs in Blankets

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.