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Dairy Free Franks in a Blanket

These dairy free Franks in a Blanket are super easy to make and a perfect party and Thanksgiving appetizer! Better yet, they are only two ingredients.

Franks in a blanket on a white plate on a white marble counter

While many families serve deviled eggs as their go-to appetizers, for my family, dairy free franks in a blanket are it.

This is especially true as part of our dairy free Thanksgiving menu.

One of my favorite parts about it is just how easy it is to make, even if it can be a tiny bit time consuming.

However, it is an appetizer loved by both children and adults and are simple enough that you can enlist little hands to help you make them.

Franks in a blanket are often made with crescent roll dough, but I’ve always had them with puff pastry dough, so that is what I prefer.

Adjusting for a Convection Oven

Convection ovens blow the hot air around, producing around 25 to 30 percent more heat.

Since convection ovens produce more heat, you need either lowering the temperature or shortening the cooking time to compensate.

When recipes specify temperatures and cooking times, it’s for conventional ovens, unless specified otherwise.

A simple rule to follow is to lower the temperature by 25ºF or 14ºC when baking cookies and pies, and 50ºF or 28ºC when roasting meat and poultry. Some convection ovens offer separate settings for baking and for roasting.

You can also leave the temperature the same and instead, shorten the cooking time by 25 percent. For example, if your recipe calls for 60 minutes in the oven, check the food after 45 minutes instead.

However, keep in mind, some convection ovens actually make a heat adjustment for you. That is, if you set a convection oven for 350ºF, it might actually set itself to 325ºF to compensate. So, check your manual before making adjustments.

Yield: 24 servings

Dairy Free Franks in a Blanket

Franks in a blanket on a white plate on a white marble counter

These dairy free Franks in a Blanket are super easy to make, using just two ingredients, and a perfect party and Thanksgiving appetizer!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes


  • 1 package kosher cocktail hotdogs or regular hotdogs cut into quarters
  • 1 - 2 packages dairy free puff pastry dough


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F or 190°C.
  2. Cut pastry dough into strips or triangles.
  3. Wrap dough around mini hotdogs. If using triangle shaped dough, roll from the base of the triangle to the tip.
  4. Place on baking sheet and bake 12-14 minutes or until browned. Serve warm.


Since different packages contain different amounts of mini hotdogs, I've left this recipe somewhat non-specific so that it is easy to adapt.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 413Total Fat: 24gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 14mgSodium: 457mgCarbohydrates: 36gFiber: 1gSugar: 3gProtein: 5g

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