Deer Mummies with Nacho Cheese

Looking for a last minute spooky treat? Make deer mummies! -- A ghoulish twist on an old time favorite: pigs in a blanket. But wait! These aren't just for your little hunters. Instead of using just regular ol' deer dogs, we used jalapeno deer sticks. The tiny hint of spiciness will surely add a little trick to your treat. Happy Halloween, everyone!

Servings: makes 12 Deer Mummies
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: about 13-17 minutes
- 1 (8 oz.) can of Pillsbury refrigerated dinner crescent rolls
- 12 deer dogs or brats or sticks, jalapeno-flavored preferred
- mustard

Nacho Dip
- 1 lb. Velveeta cheese, cubed
- 1 (7 oz.) can of salsa, or to taste

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Separate the Pillsbury Crescent dough at the seams so you get 4 rectangles.

Pinch the the diagonal seams of each rectangle together.

2. With a knife or pizza cutter, cut the rectangles into long strips.

3. Wrap the strips of dough around each deer dog/brat/stick, stretching and pressing together separate pieces of dough if needed.

Leave a space at the end for the mummy's face to peep through.

4. Place each deer mummy at least 1 inch apart on an un-greased cookie sheet, mummy face side up.

Bake for 13-17 minutes, or until the dough turns light golden brown.
5. With mustard, dot each mummy face with two eyes. TIP: Use a toothpick.

6. Serve with Velveeta nacho cheese as a dipping sauce. 

To make the cheese, melt the cheese cubes and salsa together for 1 minute in a microwave safe bowl. Stir, and heat longer if the cheese is not completely melted. 

One of our friends threw a party on Saturday for Halloween. So, we carved our pumpkins and bobbed our apples. :-)

Rick doodling his design before the party...

We just threw on our hunting clothes and smeared stuff on our faces for the party.

Yup! It was fun. Been a long while since either one of us has carved a pumpkin. 
Rick's deer

Jen's were-jackalope. Ha-ha! Everyone got a kick out of it. 


We were quite happy with how our pumpkins turned out.

Everyone lined up their pumpkins along the walkway. We had like ten pumpkins!

Then... we bobbed for apples. 

Of course, Rick won. All the girls kept complaining about having small mouths.

Judging by this picture, I'm glad HE won.

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  1. Fun looking night.
    Like the recipe for the mummies, will have to remember for next year.
    Great pumpkin carving, they looked awesome.

  2. Medifast, glad you liked the post. We had tons of fun!

    Petitchef, we would love to add our blog to your site. We will get on it ASAP.

  3. This is a great Halloween post, love the mummies. I have never seen the jalapeno sticks as even an option at the local processing places here. It is something I need to look into further here. Also your carvings look pretty cool. Great post.

  4. Thanks, Tina. Good luck on your search!

  5. Great pictures :)

    Those mummies are adorable! ...I mean scary ;)


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