Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
In a small bowl, mix
Butter (1/3 cup)
Garlic (4 cloves)
Italian Seasoning (1 tsp)
Salt (1 pinch)
On a surface dusted with
All-Purpose Flour (1 pinch)
, roll out the
Pizza Dough (1 lb)
into an 8x10-inch rectangle, about 1/4-inch thick. Cut pizza dough into 1x2-inch strips.
Brush the oil mixture on top of each strip, and wrap each
Cocktail Sausages (44)
in pizza dough and roll them up. Pinch the seam to seal.
Brush the bottom and walls of a 9-inch springform pan with the garlic butter mixture. Place pigs in a blanket seam side down and arrange around the edge. Repeat until you have finished 2 layers.
on top of the top layer. Sprinkle with
Everything Bagel Seasoning (1 Tbsp)
Bake for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown. Optional: place an aluminum foil ball in the center to keep them in place. Let cook for 10 minutes before removing from the pan.
Butter (2 Tbsp)
in a saucepan over medium heat. Saute the
Scallions (1/2 cup)
(only the white part) and
until translucent, about 5 minutes.
Diced Tomatoes (1/2 cup)
Garlic (3 cloves)
Ground Cumin (1/2 tsp)
Cayenne Pepper (1/2 tsp)
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes (1/2 tsp)
Dried Oregano (1/4 tsp)
. Cook for 2 minutes.
Corn Starch (1 Tbsp)
Milk (2 cups)
, stir well to combine. Bring the mixture to a simmer over medium heat until thickened, then reduce heat to low.
American Cheese (1 3/4 cups)
Monterey Jack Cheese (1 1/2 cups)
one handful at a time and stir vigorously to incorporate fully. Make sure the mixture doesn’t bubble. Repeat until all cheese is added.
Remove queso from heat, stir in
Pickled Jalapeño Peppers (1/3 cup)
Fresh Cilantro (1/4 cup)
, and scallions (green part). Mix well and season with
Salt (to taste)
Serve pigs in a blanket with jalapeno queso.