Recipes for Hillshire Farm Lit'l Smokies include Bourbon Dogs, Cocktail Bites, Cinco de Puppo, Bacon Wrapped Brown Sugar Lit'l Smokies and BBQ Lit'l Smokies. Lit'l Smokies are cocktail-sized links made with turkey, pork and beef. They come in fully cooked packages.
Bacon Wrapped Brown Sugar Lit'l Smokies can be served as a party appetizer or for a breakfast buffet, notes Delish. The recipe uses one package of Hillshire Farm Lit'l Smokies, thick sliced bacon and brown sugar. The bacon is sliced so there is enough to wrap around each cocktail link. The bacon wrapped sausage is secured with a toothpick and then lined on a baking pan. The brown sugar is sprinkled over the wrapped links and then baked at 400 F for 15-20 minutes. Turkey Lit'l Smokies and turkey bacon can be used for those who wish to make a lower-fat version.
Another recipe for Hillshire Farm Lit'l Smokies, called Mummy dogs, is provided by Rachael Ray and uses the turkey Lit'l Smokies. The recipe calls for 32 Lit'l Smokies, one 8 ounce can of refrigerated crescent rolls, plus optional mustard and ketchup. The dough is cut into 32 strips and then wrapped around each sausage link. The Lit'l Smokies are baked for 10-13 minutes in a 375 F oven.