Kids Make Crescent Roll Hot Dogs with Homemade Ranch Dipping Sauce

There is a ton of rolling, chopping, and measuring for this meal, so kids can easily get involved! My kids also couldn’t get enough of the ranch dipping sauce!

While your kids are helping out, you can also pause to discuss which FOOD GROUP each ingredient belongs to and share some fun facts about this meal’s featured ingredient: HOT DOGS

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    • Fruit: none
    • Veggies: peppers, broccoli, carrots, chives
    • Grains: crescent rolls
    • Protein: hot dogs
    • Dairy: sour cream, yogurt

    1For information about food and health, go to ChooseMyPlate.gov.

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Here are some creative ways for your kid to be your personal Sous Chef as you make our Crescent Roll Hot Dogs with Homemade Ranch Dipping Sauce. Simply hover over each image for details. Make sure your little dudes wash their hands before starting!

🍴Crescent Roll Hot Dogs🍴

To help out, kids can:

Open can of crescent rolls

Kids may enjoy the process of "popping" open the rolls.

Stretch dough and roll crescent rolls around hot dogs

Spread crescent rolls evenly onto baking sheet

Set timer for crescent roll hot dogs

Grownups can take this opportunity to teach kids how to set cooking times.

🍴Veggies & Ranch Dipping Sauce🍴

To help out, kids can:

De-seed red peppers

*HELP Rinse and CHOP VEGGIES

Measure and add ingredients and spices to Vitamix

Kids can explore each spice's odor, color and texture.

Power on Vitamix or blender

Kids will love watching the sauce form as ingredients blend together!

We’re big fans of these Curious Chef kid-safe knives and Core Kitchen Grip Back Cutting Boards. We also used our beloved Vitamix.

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*Note: For toddlers especially, these tasks require adult supervision and/or assistance, as items may be sharp, hot or otherwise dangerous.

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