Make a Snake Sandwich

Recipe by Ducky
MAKE IT SHINE! ADD YOUR PHOTO
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (8 ounce) can crescent rolls (8 count)
  • flour, for dusting
  • 4
    tablespoons spicy mustard
  • 10
    ounces thin slice salami
  • 10
    ounces thin slice bologna
  • 12
    ounces monterey jack cheese, grated
  • liquid food coloring
  • 3
    egg yolks, divided
  • 2
    whole cloves
  • toothpick
  • 2
    small pimento stuffed olives
  • red pepper (fresh or jarred)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Prehat oven to 375°F.
  • Line a cookie sheet with foil, grease and set aside (or use non-stick foil).
  • Dust a flat surface with flour and spread out the crescent dough being careful not to separate.
  • Pinch the seams together so it is 1 piece of dough.
  • With a rolling pin, roll out into a large rectangle, being careful to not get too thin.
  • Brush dough with mustard to 1 inch of the edge.
  • Layer meats down the middle of the rectangle, leaving a 1 inch border.
  • Layer cheese over the meats.
  • Fold lengthwise, 1 side of the dough over the filling to the center of the meat/cheese mixture.
  • Fold the other side over and press the dough to seal in the filling.
  • Lightly beat 1 egg yolk.
  • Brush the egg yolk over the top of the dough to "glue" the pieces together.
  • Fold the dough lengthwise in half again, pinching the seam to seal.
  • Taper one end of the snake to make a tail and form the other end into a head.
  • Beat the remaining 2 egg yolks and separate into 3 small bowls.
  • Add food coloring to each bowl to make colors of your choice.
  • Using a pastry brush (or paintbrush), paint stripes, dots or the design of your choice onto the snake with the egg yolk mixture.
  • Transfer the snake to the foil-lined baking sheet.
  • Form the snake into an "S" or other shape.
  • Insert 2 cloves into the head for nostrils.
  • Cut the red pepper into a tongue shape (V at one end) and insert into the head.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes (or according to package directions) or until golden brown and cooked through.
  • Insert toothpick into the olives (perpendicular to the pimiento) and insert into the snakes head to create the eyes.
  • Serve your snake!
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