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    The 25 BEST Hot Dog Recipes

    Everyone loves a good hot dog now and then, especially during summer parties and cookouts. This collection of fun Hot Dog Recipes is going to take them to a new level!

    From classic well know variations like Chili Dogs and Chicago-style, to unique styles from all around the world, this list is packed with ideas.

    You’re going to be amazed how many different ways you can cook and top your dogs. There’s even some unique recipes that use them as ingredients, like hot dog pizza and Filipino spaghetti. How cool!

    Cook your way through this amazing list of hot dog recipes. And while you’re here, be sure to check out our favorite Sides for Hot Dogs!

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    25 BEST Hot Dog Recipes

    Prep Time: 5 minutes
    Cook Time: 10 minutes
    Total Time: 15 minutes

    This collection of fun and easy Hot Dog Recipes has plenty of crowd pleasing ways to cook your favorite handheld meals.


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    The Best Hot Dog Recipes:

    1. Chili Dog

    We’re starting our list of hot dog recipes with this incredibly delicious Chili Dog.

    The flavorful chili, chopped onions, and cheddar make this simple hot dog irresistible. A definitely must-try recipe for all Hot Dog lovers…

    Get the Recipe @ thekitchn

    2. Corn Dogs

    Have you made Corn Dogs at home? If not, this is your best chance, as it’s a breeze to make and tastes just incredibly delish.

    The honey cornbread batter plus the hot dog is an amazing combination that will surely impress your kids. It’s a fun and easy way to enjoy your hot dogs, too.

    Get the Recipe @ natashaskitchen

    3. Banh Mi Hot Dog

    Hot Dogs are such a delight that can easily get molded in any toppings or flavors, and this recipe is in Vietnamese flavors.

    This Banh Mi Hot Dog is going to be your new favorite, as it’s mind-blowingly delicious with sweet, spicy, and umami flavors, and fresh ingredients. Try it to believe it…

    Get the Recipe @ themodernproper

    4. Sriracha Guacamole Hot Dogs

    Are you planning a Summer get-together? Then add this Sriracha Guacamole Hot Dog to your menu.

    Imagine sweet, spicy, and fresh guacamole over a perfectly grilled hot dog. It is such a blissful bite and will surely satisfy your taste buds. Awesome crowd-pleasing dish.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    5. Twisted Hot Dog Rolls

    Make these Twisted Hot Dog Rolls, and see your family get hooked. These rolls are fun to make, and look and taste just too good.

    It will be one of your favorite hot dog recipes.

    Get the Recipe @ jocooks

    6. Mummy Hot Dogs

    A great idea for Halloweens parties is these Mummy Hot Dogs, which will be a super hit in your family.

    It is amazingly easy to make using only 2 ingredients, and is a delicious party appetizer. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce and enjoy.

    Get the Recipe @ bellyfull

    7. Choripán – Argentinian Hot Dogs

    Enjoy this Choripán, a classic Argentinian Hot Dog, in the comfort of your home with this easy recipe!

    You are going to love this grilled chorizo sandwich that is topped with traditional sauces like chimichurri and salsa criolla.

    Get the Recipe @ craftbeering

    8. Hawaiian Hot Dogs

    Guys, this summer give your beloved hot dogs a Hawaiian spin by making these Hawaiian Hot Dogs!

    Smoky pineapples with sweet and spicy teriyaki mayo give extra delicious flavors to hot dogs, and make them a super addictive snack for sure.

    Get the Recipe @ theendlessmeal

    9. Completo – Chilean Style Hot Dogs

    Another popular version of a hot dog is this Chilean Style Hot Dog, famously called Completo.

    This hot dog is loaded with toppings of avocado, tomatoes, onions, mayo, and sauerkraut, which makes it the most delicious hand-held snack ever.

    Get the Recipe @ cheaprecipeblog

    10. Bacon-Wrapped Hot Dogs (BLT-Style)

    Uplift your same old hot dog to an ultimate Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs, and amaze your crowd with this delicious treat.

    This BLT-style hot dog is wrapped in a bacon strip that is perfectly grilled, and then topped with lettuce, tomatoes, and other great toppings.

    Get the Recipe @ nospoonnecessary

    11. Tex-Mex Hot Dogs

    This 4th of July, give your family an amazing treat by making these Tex-Mex Hot Dogs, they will become your tradition for sure.

    It’s loaded with colorful and flavorful ingredients with creamy, spicy sauces that will make your hot dogs just divine.

    Get the Recipe @ homemadehome

    12. Pigs in a Blanket

    Pigs in a Blanket is the quintessential party appetizer when you want something easy and quick. These cute little flavorful bites will win everyone’s hearts for sure.

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    13. Chicago Style Hot Dog

    They’re pretty passionate about their hot dogs in Chicago, and this recipe will show you how to perfect them.

    Topped with tomatoes, onions, relish, pickle spears, peppers and mustard, it’s one serious hot dog!

    Get the Recipe @ carolynscooking

    14. Pretzel Dogs

    Guys, this Pretzel Dogs is the ultimate hot dog recipe, that will become your new go-to snack! It’s super easy to make, just follow some tips and tricks for the perfect wrap.

    The soft and chewy dough is wrapped around a hot dog, and then baked to golden perfection. It’s simple and different.

    Get the Recipe @ valentinascorner

    15. Leftover Hot Dog Pizza 

    Do you have leftover hot dogs from the 4th of July celebration? Don’t worry, just turned them into a delicious new Hot Dog Pizza!

    This tasty and easy pizza is loaded with mustard, barbeque sauce, hot dogs, caramelized onions, and American cheese. It’s a great way to enjoy your hot dogs with a twist.

    Get the Recipe @ thefoodcharlatan

    16. Greek Hummus and Tzatziki Hot Dogs

    These Greek Hummus and Tzatziki Hot Dogs are SO delicious and full of flavor!

    They’re a great twist on traditional hot dogs, and are sure to be a conversation starter at your next cookout. Trust me, you won’t regret making them!

    Get the Recipe @ neighborfoodblog

    17. Gourmet Hot Dogs

    Now, this Gourmet Hot Dog recipe is a must when you are throwing a summer party or grilling event.

    This droll-worthy hot dog recipe has 6 different tasty ideas for making it lip-smackingly delicious. We guarantee this is going to be your best Hot Dog party ever…

    Get the Recipe @ modernhoney

    18. Memphis-Style BBQ Dog

    Memphis style dogs are topped with barbecue sauce and shredded cheddar cheese. They definitely deliver on flavor.

    One of our favorite hot dog recipes.

    Get the Recipe @ berlyskitchen

    19. Filipino Spaghetti

    Use your favorite hot dog in new way by making this delicious Filipino Spaghetti! It’s an amazingly easy recipe made with spaghetti, hot dogs, tomato sauce, and seasoning, that’s it.

    Sometimes the simplest ingredients delivered the best and most tasty flavors.

    Get the Recipe @ pinchofyum

    20. Loaded Chili Macaroni and Cheese Hot Dogs

    Make the most epic party snack ever with this outstanding Chili Macaroni and Cheese Hot Dogs recipe.

    You are going to love these loaded hot dogs, which are creamy, spicy, cheesy. and will completely satisfy your taste buds.

    Get the Recipe @ neighborfoodblog

    21. Grilled Reuben Dogs

    You will totally be obsessed with this Grilled Reuben Dog! This perfectly grilled hot dog is loaded with swiss cheese, pastrami, sauerkraut, picked, and homemade fry sauce, giving it extra flavors and punch.

    Try this version of hot dogs, and you will surely not be disappointed.

    Get the Recipe @ kiwiandcarrot

    22. Brazilian Hot Dogs

    Brazilian Hot Dogs are extra flavorful and special, as they are cooked in tomato sauce. They are packed with tons of flavors, and sautéed veggies will elevate its taste to the next of deliciousness. Your family will love this Brazilian dish for sure..

    Get the Recipe @ braziliankitchenabroad

    23. Grilled Cheese Hot Dogs

    Ok, now these Grilled Cheese Hot Dogs are unbelievably delicious, as they have your two favorite combinations of snacks in one, hot dogs with grilled cheese.

    It’s an absolutely finger-licking and satisfying meal, which is easy to make. So just relish the cheesy, buttery, and smoky goodness in every bite.

    Get the Recipe @ spicysouthernkitchen

    24. Coney Island Hot Dogs

    Give a complete makeover to your basic hot dog with this classic Coney Island Hot Dogs recipe. The insanely delicious meat sauce is the hero of this hot dog, and makes it unique.

    You will surely add this version of hot dogs to your favorites repertoire.

    Get the Recipe @ houseofnasheats

    25. French Onion Hot Dogs

    Last but not least is this elegant French Onion Hot Dogs recipe. It is incredibly restaurant worthy.

    This easy recipe is all about caramelized onions, gruyere cheese, and simple sauce. It’s an amazing recipe to please your hungry crowd.

    Get the Recipe @ girlgonegourmet

    So there you go, twenty five amazing hot dog recipes. Don’t they all look delicious? Which ones will make their way into your regular rotation?

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