Making these Halloween favorites low-carb is easy! Just make the pastry, wrap the dogs, bake, and finish with a set of candy eyes. Don’t have candy eyes? Two drops of ketchup or mustard will do.

Nutritional Information

Serves: 12

Serving Size: 1 mummy dog

  • Calories: 220
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Total Fat: 19g
  • Protein: 8g
  • Total Carbohydrate: 6g


  • 1½ cups dairy-free shredded mozzarella
  • 2 tablespoons dairy-free cream cheese
  • ¼ cup ghee (or butter)
  • ¾ cup almond flour
  • 3 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 1 egg
  • 12 hot dogs
  • 24 candy eyeballs

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF.
  2. In a bowl, microwave mozzarella, cream cheese, and ghee for 1 minute and 30 seconds. Stir carefully until well combined.
  3. Add almond flour, coconut flour, and egg. Mix to form a dough.
  4. Chill dough in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.
  5. Section and roll dough into four separate balls.
  6. Place one dough ball at a time between two baking sheets (as if to sandwich it) and roll flat with a rolling pin to ¼-inch thickness.
  7. Using a knife, cut dough into long thin strips, about ½-inch wide.
  8. Wrap dough strips around each hot dog to look like a mummy and place on a baking sheet.
  9. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes.
  10. Using a small dot of ketchup or mustard, stick candy eyeballs to mummy dogs. (Or simply make dot eyes with the condiments themselves.)

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