Keto Pigs in a Blanket
Keto pigs in a blanket are a great kid-friendly keto recipe. When my kids were young my husband worked a 12-hour shift every Saturday, so I would make all the kid-friendly foods on that day for dinner. The non-keto version of these were their favorites. We used to have pigs in a blanket, snuggle up, and watch kid movies. Ahhh, memories.
Even though my kids are older now they still love these comfort foods. So, when we went keto I had to make a version of this all-time favorite. It is like a big hot dog hug. If hot dogs had arms I guess. Hehe.
This can also be made with veggie hot dogs for vegetarians. My son and husband are vegetarians and they love this with their veggie hot dogs. Pair it with a vegetable and some no sugar added ketchup. Yum. I am getting hungry.
I use nitrate free, uncured, no filler hot dogs. This recipe carb count is based on hot dogs that are 1 carb per hot dog. Please adjust the carb amount if your hot dogs are higher than that. I hope your family loves these and make the kind of memories that my kids and I have of those snugly Saturdays.
Nutrition for the recipe is on My Fitness Pal just search Certainlyketo-Keto Pigs in a Blanket
- Serves: 10 Pigs in a Blanket
- Serving size: 1 Pig in a Blanket
- Calories: 175
- Fat: 15
- Carbohydrates: 3
- Sugar: 1
- Sodium: 396
- Fiber: 1
- Protein: 8
- Preheat oven to 425°F.
- Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper, set aside.
- Put cream cheese and cheddar cheese in a microwave-safe bowl.
- Microwave for 30 second bursts.
- Stir after every 30 seconds until the cheddar and cream cheese are well incorporated and pull away from the walls of the bowl and incorporates well.
- Add almond flour to cheese mixture and mix in.
- Whisk egg and put into the bowl with cheese mixture.
- Stir well until dough forms.
- Put dough on hot dogs by getting a small ball of dough and rolling it between your hands to form a snakelike shape.
- Then, wrap around the hot dog in a spiral starting from one end and ending at the other.
- Put hot dog on the parchment paper lined cookie sheet.
- Repeat until all hot dogs have dough spiraled around them.
- Make sure you leave a little bit of space between each hot dog because the dough will spread a bit.
- Cook for 7-8 minutes or until golden brown on the bottom of the dough.
- Serve with mustard or no sugar added ketchup and enjoy.
- (NOTE: You can also do this with veggie hot dogs for those of you that are vegetarians. I do both meat and veggie hot dogs when I make these for the family on two separate cookie sheets. I double the recipe to make 1 meat package and one veggie package of hot dogs.)
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