Bugs in a Blanket

READY IN: 21mins
YIELD: 24 snacks


  • 1
    (11 ounce) can pillsbury refrigerated breadstick dough
  • 24
    cocktail smoked sausage links (from 14-oz package)
  • 34
    cup shoestring potatoes (from 1 3/4-oz can)
  • barbecue sauce (for decoration) or mustard (for decoration)


  • Heat oven to 375°F Unroll dough; separate at perforations into 12 breadsticks. With knife or kitchen scissors, cut each breadstick in half crosswise, making 24 pieces.
  • Wrap each piece of dough around center of each sausage, pinching to seal and leaving each end of sausage showing. Place seam side down and 1/2 inch apart on ungreased large cookie sheet.
  • Bake 11 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet; place on serving plate or tray. Cool 2 minutes.
  • Insert shoestring potatoes into baked dough to resemble legs and antennae. Decorate "bugs" with dots or stripes of ketchup.