Chicks in a Blanket

Chicks in a Blanket Recipe
Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller


Dough-wrapped chicken-apple sausages are best fresh from the oven, so bake one batch at a time and serve warm.


Makes 8 to 10 servings
Total time: 1 Hours

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 20 Minutes
Total: 1 Hours


1 (8-oz.) can refrigerated crescent rolls
1 (12-oz.) package mini smoked chicken-and-apple sausages (24 links)
Parchment paper
1 egg yolk, lightly beaten
1 tablespoon sesame seeds (optional)
1 tablespoon poppy seeds (optional)
1 tablespoon fennel seeds (optional)


1. Preheat oven to 375°. Unroll crescent rolls; separate into triangles. Cut each triangle into 3 long triangles.

2. Place 1 sausage link on wide end of each triangle; roll up triangles around sausages, starting at wide end. Place, point sides down, on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet.

3. Brush rolls with egg yolk. If desired, stir together sesame seeds and next 2 ingredients, and sprinkle over rolls.

4. Bake at 375° for 14 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with Spicy Mustard Sauce.

Note: We tested with Aidells Chicken & Apple Sausage Minis.

Sara Foster,

Southern Living

December 2013
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