Learn what to make with little smokies using this collection of 14 yummy recipes. These appetizers are great for a party or game day. These cocktail weenies recipes are perfect for finding your new family favorite.
Little Smokies Recipes
Little Smokies, or cocktail weenies, are basically mini pork sausages. You can find them in the refrigerated meat section of your favorite grocery store.
These little weenies have amazing flavor and are great with a tangy sauce. Because they are so easy, they make a great appetizer. Serve them at a Super Bowl party or as a main dish the whole family will love.
Technically you can cook them the same way you cook hotdogs. You can boil them, fry them or microwave them. A classic way to cook them includes a crockpot and grape jelly. But there is so much more!
The recipes below are technically all appetizers. But if you want to eat these little smokie recipes for dinner, we won’t judge. But if you want to eat these finger foods for dinner, we won’t judge.
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What to make with little smokies
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Ingredients that work well with mini sausages
These ingredients will pop up in a lot of the recipes below. So if you have them on hand, you will be able to find more ideas to make.
Crescent roll dough
Cocktail Weenie Recipes
We want to help people find dishes for the food you already have.
Each of these little smokies ideas will give you the key information so that you can pick the recipe that works for you.
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Note: pantry ingredients include dry ingredient pantry staples like olive oil, all-purpose flour, brown sugar, corn starch, salt, black pepper, spices, etc. Please check the recipe to make sure that you have the ingredients needed to create the dish. If you are making gluten-free recipes, it may include things like almond flour and other common gluten-free pantry items