Cheesy Chili Dogs

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by carolinafan

You can use regular hot dogs in this recipe; cut them into 1-inch pieces and you may also use taco sauce instead of the buffalo wing sauce.

Top Review by weekend cooker

Made this using hot dogs, I also used taco sauce that gave this a nice zing, we just thought that the celery was to much of, though it was a nice touch. Made for Cooking Tag .

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (1 lb) package cocktail smoked sausage links, each cut into 3 pieces
  • 1 (15 ounce) can chili without beans
  • 13 cup chopped celery
  • 12 cup cheese sauce (from 15-oz. jar)
  • 2 tablespoons buffalo wing sauce (from 12 oz. jar)
  • 8 bratwurst buns, split
  • 1 medium tomatoes, chopped (3/4 cup)


  1. In large bowl, mix all ingredients except buns and tomato.
  2. To make 1 chili dog, in small microwavable bowl, microwave about 1/2 cup sausage mixture, loosely covered, on High about 1 minute; stirring once halfway through heating, until hot.
  3. Spoon sausage mixture into bun; sprinkle with heaping tablespoon tomato.

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