This little piggy…

by zydecopaws on February 11, 2015

… beats the heck out of lil’ smokies heated in a crockpot in some BBQ sauce, although is does take a bit more work to produce. Start with some Lil’ Smokies (pretty sure that is a trademarked brand name, but I’m not digging through the trash to check the label), drench them in a spicy BBQ sauce (I recommend Big Butz No Butz), wrap them in bacon, poke skewers through them and dust them with a nice sweet and spicy rub (a la MOINK).

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Throw them on a 350-375°F grill (indirect) for 10-15 minutes, flip, and cook for another 10 minutes. Feel free to brush on some more sauce when you turn them.

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What you get is a miniature bacon-wrapped hot dog (no bun required). Makes for an interesting entree as well, especially when paired with tater tots. At this point, you might as well name them Guilty Pleasures…

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These were real tasty, but next time around we will give them the pepper jelly treatment like with do with MOINK. I suspect those will be even better. Feel free to give that a try and let us know how they turn out.

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