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Mummy Dogs

Bummed you're going to be stuck at home this Halloween? Why not make things fun with Mummy Dogs. Hot dogs are cleverly cut and wrapped in dough, to create these super fun Mummy Dogs, perfect for Halloween at home.





It's almost here. One of the most fun nights of the year. Halloween! We LOVE Halloween. Every year, I make a Halloween themed dinner, for the kids, before they head out trick or treating. In the past I've made a snake shaped sandwich roll, spaghetti spider dogs and decorated pizza like a jack o lantern. When I saw Mummy Dogs floating around the web last year, I knew I wanted to try them. I just love that these mummy dogs have arms and legs. It was the first time I had seen them made this way. Usually it's just a hot dog wrapped in dough. The cuts for arms and legs adds something extra, that really makes the dogs look like mummies. Super fun, super cute and super easy!!!






Dough Wrapped Mummy Dogs

1 pkg of favourite hot dogs (12)
 to 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 package (2 1/4 tsp) Rapid Rise Yeast
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup very warm water (120 to 130F)
2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.


In large bowl, combine 2 cups flour, undissolved yeast, and salt. Stir very warm water and olive oil into dry ingredients. Stir in enough remaining flour to make soft dough. Knead on lightly floured surface until smooth and elastic, about 4 to 6 minutes. Cover; let rest on floured surface 10 minutes.


Using a sharp knife, cut arms and legs into the hot dog. Start by cutting near the center in the upper half of the hot dog and cutting outwards for the arms. Cut the hot dog in half near the bottom for legs.


On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough to an 1/8 of an inch thickness. Using a pizza cutter, cut long thin strips of dough. Wrap the dough around the hot dogs, making sure to wrap pieces around the arms and legs. 


Bake in preheated oven for 15-20 minutes; or until dough is golden brown. Serve with condiments of choice.


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  1. Hi Cindy! Found you from over at How Sweet the Sound's Pink Saturday linky party.

    What a CUTE idea for Halloween parties.

    Hope this frightening Covid ends soon. Life is just so weird now.

    Stay well.

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    1. Thank you so much for stopping in! I hope this pandemic ends as well. Our cafeterias aren't able to open yet, so I've been off since March. I just want my school back LOL.

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