These little doggies take a carnival classic and shrink ’em down to party-perfect minis. Don’t forget the mustard!
Miniature Corn Dogs
Cute corn dogs add delicious fun to breakfast or brunch. Kids and adults love them equally, so expect them to disappear fast. —Deb Perry, Bluffton, IN Prep: 25 min. Cook: 5 min./batch Makes: 3¹ ₂ dozen • •
1 cup all-purpose flour 2 Tbsp. cornmeal
1¹ ₂ tsp. baking powder ¹₄ tsp. salt
Dash onion powder 3 Tbsp. shortening
³ ₄ cup 2% milk
1 large egg
1 pkg. (16 oz.) miniature smoked sausages
Oil for deep-fat frying Spicy ketchup
1. In a small bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, baking powder, salt and onion powder; cut in shortening until crumbly. Whisk milk and egg; stir into flour mixture just until moistened. Dip sausages into batter. 2. In an electric skillet or deep fryer, heat the oil to 375°. Fry sausages, a few at a time, until golden brown, 2-3 minutes. Drain on paper towels. Serve with ketchup.
Per corn dog: 68 cal., 6g fat (1g sat. fat), 11mg chol., 136mg sod., 2g carb. (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 2g pro.
Use toothpicks to make ’em funsize on a stick.