Crescent Dogs

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November 11, 2022
Carole Jones

As a momma to six kiddos, I am sharing my tips, recipes and anecdotes related to bringing out every kid’s culinary potential.

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Kids in the Kitchen

Yesterday my baby girl, who is the youngest of my six kiddos, turned 5 years old.  While that isn’t a huge milestone when it comes to birthdays or life events, it is one step closer to my short amount of time with her being over.  I have never been a hugely sentimental mom who clings to every moment like it is the last, but now that I have two kids that have grown up and moved away from home, I see sentiment now where I never have before.

10672411_10203409495138093_6379605869701707920_nA few years ago, this cutie started promising me that she was never going to grow up and move away from home.  I think her young empathetic heart understood, in some small way, how hard it was for me to watch my older kids move away.  However, these days when I bring up those promises of the past, she gives me a look that screams, “Oh my poor, crazy mother….”
Crescent Dogs

As part of birthday celebrations in our house, the birthday child gets to pick what they would like me to make for dinner.  I love that the little kids pick really simple (and unhealthy) meals like Crescent Hot Dogs, coleslaw and Cheetos 🙂  Especially since I had to spend my whole day in the kitchen making a Frozen cake and didn’t have time for anything fancy.   Actually, I made absolutely no part of this dinner at all because while I was elbow deep into blue frosting and fondant, two of my other kiddos asked if they could make dinner for her.  Sweet deal!

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Crescent Dogs

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Ingredients

Scale
  • 8 hot dogs
  • 1 roll refrigerated crescents

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Open the crescent rolls and separate them into 8 individual triangles. Place the hot dog on the bottom long edge and roll them toward the tip of the triangle. Place them on a cookie sheet and bake for 17 minutes, or until they are golden brown. Serve hot.
  • Author: Carole Jones

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 hot dog
  • Calories: 240
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Sodium: 760mg
  • Fat: 18g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 12g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Protein: 7g
  • Cholesterol: 35mg

Carole Jones

Carole Jones is an Arizona-based cookbook author & food blogger. She's authored The 30 Minute Cooking From Frozen Cookbook and the self-published Take 5: Chicken e-cookbook. For the past 15 years, Carole has shared her culinary adventures cooking and baking for her six brutally honest children here on My Kitchen Escapades. Hot, crusty bread is Carole's love language, but her two adorable grandchildren are a close second. Yes, second. Don't judge.

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