Recipe: Mummy Hot Dogs

Trick or treat! Halloween season is finally upon us, which means you have an excuse to make adorable treats like these Mummy Hot Dogs! We used turkey hot dogs and reduced-fat crescents to keep them on the skinny side, and dotted the eyes with a bit of mustard. You'll be known as the cool mom on the cul-de-sac once the neighbor kids get ahold of these yummy mummies!

Mummy Hot Dogs

Mummy Hot Dogs

RESIDENT MOM RECIPE REVIEW: "The Mummy Hot Dogs were a hit in my house! With my 2-year-old son sitting on the counter next to me, he helped Mama press the crescent roll dough together. Wrapping was a breeze and from start to finish the prep could not have taken more than 15 minutes - and that's with a toddler asking 101 questions about the hot dogs! They were done in about 15 minutes and are best right out of the oven!

My son and I each had one as a mid-morning snack and he ate another for lunch! These are the perfect spooky treat to any Halloween party or for a fun weekend project with the kids!”– Lena, Resident Mom, October 2015

Mummy Hot Dogs

Recipe: Mummy Hot Dogs

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 10-12 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

Serving size: 1 mummy


1 can reduced-fat crescents rolls

8 turkey hot dogs

½ teaspoon yellow mustard


    Preheat the oven to 350° F.

    Unroll the crescent rolls on a cutting board and pinch the seams together, then cut the crescent into quarter-inch strips.

    Wrap 2 strips around the turkey dog, leaving an opening near the top for the mummy's face.

    Transfer the mummies to an ungreased baking sheet, and bake until golden, 10-12 minutes.

    Using a toothpick, paint two mustard eyes on the face, and serve with preferred dipping sauce.

Nutrition Information

Per Serving: (1 mummy)

Calories: 118

Calories from fat: 53

Fat: 6g

Saturated Fat: 2g

Cholesterol: 25mg

Sodium: 427mg

Carbohydrates: 10g

Fiber: 0g

Sugar 2g

Protein: 7g

SmartPoints: 4

The nutrition content of recipes on has been calculated by Registered Dietitian, Jessica Penner, of Smart Nutrition.

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