21 Fun Hot Dog Recipes

Wrapped in bacon, stacked high with peppers and onions, topped with mac 'n' cheese - these souped-up dogs mean serious business.

Part of: Summer Grilling: Hot Dogs

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Red Devil Hot Dogs

"Devilishly delicious! We've never had anything like these before. They were so easy to make and the sauce really dressed up the hot dogs."

-Noo

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Bacon-Wrapped Mexican Hot Dogs

"We love hot dogs at our house and these were so good. They had just the right amount of kick thanks to the jalapenos."

-I'd rather be on a road trip!

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Sweet Bacon-Wrapped Hot Dogs

"Wow is all we can say! They're so easy, so simple and so delicious!"

-mama smurf

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Memphis BBQ-Style Hot Dogs

Hold the ketchup and mustard. These souped-up dogs with bacon, smoky sauce and loads of cheddar cheese need nothing more.

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Feisty Mustard-Topped Hot Dogs

"I'm usually a mustard-only purist on my hot dogs, but I wanted to try something different. This was really good and took the hot dogs to a gourmet level!"

-Ginny Sue

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Hot Dog Roll-Ups

"This saved me from having to throw away half of my kid's hot dog buns which is always such a waste. I'll be making these over, and over again."

-Beverly292

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Greek-Style Dogs

"These were fantastic. The yogurt sauce tasted amazing and the hint of lemon was so refreshing."

-Starrynews

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Hot Dogs, Waco Style

"These were a huge hit with my husband. He loaded his dog up with jalapenos and cheese, but I'm a light-weight, so I just had a little jalapeno. But it was still good and hot!"

-CindiJ

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Seattle Dogs

"Having bought one of these dogs from a street vendor in Seattle back in the mid '90s, I can attest that these are pretty darn authentic! The cream cheese and caramelized onion combo really works and tastes great!"

-averybird

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Hot Dog Casserole

"This is so easy to put together because I always have the ingredients on hand. We will definitely be having this casserole again soon."

-Breezytoo

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Cheese Frankfurters

"Holy cow! My mom used to make these all the time when I was a kid. I just love these and will start to make them again as my comfort food."

-Bippie

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Santa Rosalia-Style Hot Dogs

"Great topping! It really dressed up the hot dog nicely. I used the optional cheese and jalapenos, and the flavors were yummy."

-Starrynews

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Mac 'n' Cheese Dogs

"My husband loved the mac and cheese, and he even said, 'So, you aren't going to make the boxed mac and cheese anymore, right?' This is such a kid-friendly and adult-friendly recipe."

-Bobtail

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BLT Ranch Dog

"These were so good! They sure were messy to eat so be sure to have lots of napkins handy."

-lazyme

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Reuben Dogs

"Excellent! I made these indoors using the broiler. They made for a delicious and easy lunch."

-appleydapply

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Spicy Onion Dogs

"These are the business! Oven-baked, crispy bun, oozing with cheese ... mmm!"

-rosslare

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Firecracker Footlongs

"Strike a match, light that fuse and stand back — these little chaps are dynamite! These dogs were amazing, and we're already looking forward to making them again."

-Noo

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Italian Hot Dogs

"These had great flavors, and were very filling. I took a shortcut and used Ore-Ida hash browns with onions and peppers."

-steve in FL

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Southern-Style Chili Dogs

"I've finally found a good hot dog chili recipe. My Southern husband loves it too — no Northern recipe can compare!"

-Chef #785946

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Mexican Hot Dogs

"I used turkey dogs and sharp cheddar rolled up in a corn tortilla, then baked 'em. The tortillas added a little crunch. So addictive!"

-ariannagrant

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Devil Dogs

"I made these for my kid's lunch and they were great. The batter coated the hot dogs very nicely."

-Demelza

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