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Bougie Pigs in a Blanket

Savory mini sausages layered on top of gooey melted smoked Gouda cheese and tangy cranberry sauce, enveloped in a flaky puff pastry, not only makes for a flavorful appetizer, but will also keep your guests asking for more.
Course Appetizer
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 9 people


  • Baking Sheet
  • Pizza Cutter


  • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry thawed
  • 18 teaspoons cranberry sauce
  • 1 round (8 oz.) smoked Gouda cheese
  • 14 ounces mini smoked sausages
  • 1 large egg


  • Set your oven to preheat to 425 °F. While the oven is heating, work on prepping the puff pastry and assembling the appetizer.
  • Unfold the thawed puff pastry onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Use a pizza cutter to cut the puff pastry into nine squares, and then cut eat square into two triangles. Making a total of 18 triangles.
  • Dab a teaspoon of cranberry sauce in the center of each triangle.
  • Cut the smoked Gouda cheese wheel into triangle wedges approximately a ¼ of an inch thick. Place a cheese wedge and a sausage on top of each puff pastry triangle.
  • Fold the corners of the puff pastry over the sausage and press the corners together to seal.
  • Whisk the egg in a small bowl and brush over the puff pastries
  • Bake in the oven on the center rack for 15-18 minutes until the puff pastry is golden brown.
  • Once done baking, allow the pigs in a blanket to cool for a few minutes before serving.