Brats in a Blanket

This recipe is the epitome of easy.

Brats in a Blanket

Craving comfort food? These cheesy brats, wrapped in buttery crescent rolls and oozing with melty cheese, are pure bliss. Simple to make, they're perfect for busy nights or fun gatherings. Customize your cheese, toppings and seasonings, pair with your favorite dipping sauce and enjoy!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8 people
Author Cathy Nguyen


  • 28 oz. beef and cheddar sausages* cooked
  • 2 cans crescent rolls
  • 2 tbsp mustard dijon, honey, spicy or yellow mustard
  • cups shredded cheese
  • cups caramelized onions optional
  • 2 tbsp butter** melted
  • 2 tbsp everything bagel seasoning


  • Preheat oven to 375ºF. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Cut each sausage into 2-3 pieces, so you end up with 32 pieces.
  • Unroll crescent roll dough. Separate dough into triangles. Cut each triangle in half lengthwise to form two smaller triangles.
  • Spread mustard over the rolls. Top with shredded cheese and caramelized onions.
  • Place sausage slice on the wide side of dough. Roll up and place seam side down on baking sheet.
  • Brush rolls with melted butter and sprinkle with everything bagel seasoning.
  • Bake for 13 to 15 minutes, until golden brown.
  • Enjoy with your preferred dipping sauce!


*If your sausages aren’t pre-cooked, make sure to cook them first.
  • In a large pot, bring enough water to cover the sausages to a boil. You can also use two cans of beer and water for extra flavor. Place sausages in the pot to cook for 5 minutes.
  • Remove sausages from the pot and place in a hot skillet. Sear on all sides.
**You can brush the rolls with an egg wash if preferred.

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