Crescent Roll Hot Dogs are a popular snack or meal for kids, but I admit, I have always loved the combination with a bit of cheese and mustard for dipping. Since I've been on Weight Watchers, I've tried to make our meals work for all of us. That means coming up with healthier options for foods we all love. This recipe introduces healthier options to cut the calories and make a meal we all love.
Low-Fat Crescent Roll Hot Dogs
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Crescent roll hot dogs are one of the easiest things ever to make. Plus, they are ideal for making in batches ahead of time to freeze for fast snacks or meals. They are 5 SmartPoints each, so that may be a bit high for some, but if you have a few extra points, they make a great snack that is super satisfying.
I confess I am pretty picky about the hot dogs I use. I prefer the Hebrew National 99% Fat-Free when available. Otherwise, I use Ball Park Turkey Dogs. Look for fat-free options or any hot dog that is only 1 point per dog. Also, I find that Pillsbury is the only brand of crescent rolls I can find in reduced fat. Usually, our store brand is not reduced fat. Walmart and Kroger stores carry the reduced fat in my region.
Reduced Fat Crescent Rolls (1 tube of 8)
8 Fat-Free Turkey Hot Dogs
4 slices 2% American Cheese
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Place unrolled crescent rolls on an ungreased baking sheet.
Place ½ slice cheese and 1 hot dog onto each crescent roll.
Roll from wide end to skinny end, and place at least 2" apart to allow for expansion when cooking.
Bake on the middle rack for 12-15 minutes or until crescent roll is golden brown and fully cooked.
- Reduced Fat Crescent Rolls (1 tube of 8)
- 8 Fat-Free Turkey Hot Dogs
- 4 slices 2% American Cheese
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Place unrolled crescent rolls on an ungreased baking sheet.
- Place ½ slice cheese and 1 hot dog onto each crescent roll.
- Roll from wide end to skinny end, and place at least 2" apart to allow for expansion when cooking.
- Bake on the middle rack for 12-15 minutes or until crescent roll is golden brown and fully cooked.
Makes 8 Crescent Roll Hot Dogs
5 SmartPoints per hot dog
When calculating the points for this recipe, I use the Recipe Builder within the Weight Watchers App or online dashboard. I am not affiliated with Weight Watchers. I am, however, a huge fan of Weight Watchers and have been using the program for several months with success. If you are wishing to follow the program, check out my tips for Weight Watchers online success. You may also find that investing in the Weight Watchers SmartPoints Calculator is an easy way to make this affordable.
Typically, I have used basic mustard for dipping. Since mustard is a free condiment on Weight Watchers, it is definitely a favorite. If you want to spice things up a bit, just add a bit of steak seasoning to your mustard. No additional points, and totally yummy! No matter whether you dip them or eat them as is, these Crescent Roll Hot Dogs are a favorite easy treat that the entire family will love!
More Weight Watchers Snack Recipes:
- Healthy Baked Pizza Stick
- Weight Watchers Pizza Recipe
- Healthy Veggie Dip Recipe
- Homemade Refried Bean Dip
Could you air fry these?
Absolutely! A good rule of thumb is to air fry at 25 degrees lower for 20% less time.