Tasty Low Carb Snacks: Pigs In A Blanket (Without Blankets!)


Pigs In A BlanketPigs In A Blanket have always been a favorite at my house, and I had all the ingredients (including “blankets” lol – Crescent Rolls) leftover from the holidays where I made some for the kids.

Last night I was looking for something quick & easy to make, and decided to give “pigs without blankets” a try.

They made for great tasty low carb snacks!!

This is actually what I had for dinner. It was super easy of course. I used lil smokies, as you can see in the pictures, and cut colby/jack cheese into small sticks. I used aluminum foil on the baking sheet, for easy cleanup, and I smeared butter on the foil first – to make sure they didn’t stick and were easy to lift after cooked:

Tasty Low Carb Snacks

This is a great way to make “cheese chips” too, which also make fun & tasty low carb snacks!

You can see an example of a “cheese chip” in the picture below at the bottom left:

Pigs In A Blanket Low Carb Style

I prefer them cooked a little more crisp, but that only takes a few more minutes in the oven. I threw all this on the baking sheet, tossed it in the over at about 400 degrees, and just cooked it until done to suit me. Dinner in minutes! I added a serving of Cottage Cheese on the side just to balance out the salty/greasy food – which made for a great plate to sit down and enjoy a movie last night. 😉

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I love making the low carb diet EASY for people with a busy lifestyle (like me!) with my KISS / Keep It Simple method. :) About Lynn Terry: Host of the Low Carb Challenge
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14 Responses to Tasty Low Carb Snacks: Pigs In A Blanket (Without Blankets!)

  1. Eva says:

    Look good! I will try those

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  3. Lisa Marie Mary says:

    Oh man, that looks good, too! Ok, I’m seriously going to eat now. 😉

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  5. vs says:

    Try making cheese chips in the microwave and cool them on a paper towel. They’ll be light and crispy… Great for dipping salsa!

  6. sydney verne says:

    can we get a carb count on them?

  7. Vicki says:

    What is the carb count?

  8. Barbara Noland says:

    oh my…..looks delicious…love lil smokies. I was surprised the carbs in cottage cheese, when I was reading a carb chart today.

    • Lynn Terry says:

      Hi Barbara 🙂 I only use Daisy Brand cottage cheese. It has the fewest ingredients of any I’ve found on the shelf! It is 4 carbs per serving, which isn’t bad at all!

  9. Sharon Young says:

    What temp please?

    • Lynn Terry says:

      Hi Sharon 🙂 I bake these at 350 or 375, that’s what I bake most things at. I’m assuming that’s the right temp to use, lol – I’m not real kitchen savvy. 😉

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