Twin Cities Dogs

We love our hometown so much we created the Twin Cities Dog: Two hot dogs with double cheese (two kinds, of course), wrapped in Crescents and served on (yep, you guessed it) two sticks.

Twin Cities Dogs

Prep: 10 min | Servings: 4


  • 8 large hot dogs
  • 1 (1 ounce) stickmozzarella string cheese, cut lengthwise into 8 strips
  • 1 (1 ounce) stick Cheddar string cheese, cut lengthwise into 8 strips
  • 1 (8 ounce) can Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 1 can (8 ounces) Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 8 wooden corn dog or wooden craft sticks
  • Ketchup and mustard, if desired


  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Slit hot dogs to within 1/2 inch of ends; insert 1 strip of mozzarella and 1 strip of Cheddar cheese into each slit.
  3. Separate or cut dough into 4 rectangles (if using crescent rolls, press perforations to seal).
  4. Place 2 hot dogs crosswise down center of each rectangle.
  5. Cut 1-inch-wide strips in dough on each side of hot dogs to within 1/4 inch of hot dogs.
  6. Fold strips at an angle across hot dogs, alternating from side to side.
  7. Place on ungreased cookie sheet, cheese side up.
  8. Brush top of crescent with beaten egg.
  9. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Insert 1 stick into each hot dog.
  10. Garnish with ketchup and mustard.


Nutrition Facts Serving Size: 1 Serving Calories 640 Calories from Fat 460 Total Fat 51g Saturated Fat 19g Trans Fat 4g

Cholesterol 125mg Sodium 1900mg Total Carbohydrate 26g Dietary Fiber 0g Sugars 8g Protein 20g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 0% Calcium 10% Iron 10%

Exchanges:1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 6 Fat

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Pillsbury