Cheddar Stuffed Franks in Buns

Top Review by KelBel

Had this for dinner tonight with tater tots and salad. A fun way to heat a hotdog. I didn't turn the hotdogs because I didn't want the cheese to fall out. I used reduced fat hot dogs and reduced fat crackerbarrel cheddar cheese.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 frankfurters, Deli Style
  • 12 cup sweet pickle relish
  • 1 tablespoon mustard, Prepared
  • 34 lb medium sharp cheddar
  • 12 slices bacon
  • 12 hot dog buns, Buttered & Toasted


  1. Slit the frankfurters almost through lengthwise.
  2. Mix the pickle relish and prepared mustard together.
  3. Cut the cheddar cheese into 12 4 1/2 by 1/2-inch strips.
  4. Put one strip of cheddar cheese and about 2 tsps of the relish mixture into each frankfurter and set aside.
  5. Panbroil the bacon until partially cooked and still limp and drain.
  6. Starting at one end, securing the bacon with a wooden pick, wrap each frankfurter and secure the other end with a wooden pick also.
  7. Set the oven temperature to broil and arrange the bacon wrapped frankfurters on the broiler rack with the tops 3-inches below the heat source and broil until the bacon in cooked, turning once.
  8. Serve hot in the buns.

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