Lit’l Smokies Party Animals

hot dogs styled like hot dogs

The big game is just a few days away. And I’ve got an adorable game day appetizer idea I think you’re going to love, these cute Lit’l Smokies footballs.

These are too easy to make. You just wrap around a strip of cheese on your little sausage. Then make the “laces” of the football with mustard.

putting line of mustard on hot dog

I just used my regular mustard bottle to make the lines, but a piping bag with a very fine tip will do an even better job.

adding first stripe

These are so simple, they would be a great appetizer to have your kids help out with. How fun would it be for your little ones to make a plate of footballs for the big game.

4 finished hot dog footballs

Want to learn how to make the cute little party animals shown in the videos plus even more party animals? Just visit HillshireFarm.com for more adorable game day recipes.

finished and unfinished football

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Yield: 8 servings

Lit'l Smokies Party Animals

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   Total Time:   20 miutes


1 pkg. Hillshire Farm Lit’l Smokies®
1 pkg. cheese slices
Piping bag or squeeze and fine tip nozzle


Heat Hillshire Farm Lit’l Smokies® according to package directions.
Slice cheese into 1/8 inch wide strips.
Wrap cheese slices around the dog 1/2 inch from either end (zone).
Lace up your little Pigskins by piping in mustard lines.

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