Brie Pigs

Updated: Apr 8

Get a little fancy with your Pigs in a Blanket... herbs and melted brie to dip in. YUM! Here's how...


Factoids:

  • In the United States, Pigs-in-a-Blanket is often hot dogs or sausages wrapped in biscuit or croissant dough and baked.

  • Some references give Betty Crocker credit for the first printed use of the phrase in 1957, records as early as 1901 reference recipes for pigs-in-a-blanket in a variety of forms. However, the phrase did increase in usage in the English language after it was printed in the 1957 cookbook.

  • Pigs in a blanket are also known as devils on horsebacks, kilted sausages, and wiener winks.

  • In the United Kingdom, pigs in blankets are small sausages, or chipolatas wrapped up in bacon.

  • In America, pigs in a blanket often refers to hot dogs, Vienna sausages, or breakfast sausages wrapped in biscuit dough, croissant dough or a pancake and then baked.

  • Brie is a soft cow's-milk cheese named after Brie, the French region from which it originated. It is pale in color with a slight grayish tinge under a rind of white mold. The rind is typically eaten, with its flavor depending largely upon the ingredients used and its manufacturing environment.

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