Famous Butler Hot Dog Shoppe Chili Sauce

READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
Recipe by Jenkins

This recipe is supposed to be the same as the famous Butler Hot Dog Shop. To get the full effect grill the hot dogs and steam the buns, then top with the chili sauce pickle and onion to get that "just like the hot dog shop taste" It's also great on fries.

Top Review by Linda S.

I agree with the other reviewers...about the nutmeg and cloves. I remember the clove taste, but I think it's best without the nutmeg. I also cut back on the ketchup since it made it more tomatoey than the original Dog Sauce. They used dill pickles to top their awesome dogs. Gee...I sure miss that place...cobwebs and all....

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Brown and chop the ground meat in a 4 quart.
  2. pan.
  3. Drain off excess grease.
  4. Add each of the spices, one at a time, and stir after each one.
  5. After all the spices are in the mixture, it should be a pastey consistency.
  6. Add the ketchup; stir in the water.
  7. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  8. Keep the heat low and simmer for 2 hours.
  9. Add the flour and water mixture.
  10. This mixture will blend easily if you mix in your blender before adding to the rest of the sauce.
  11. The excess sauce may be frozen.
  12. This sauce is supposed to be from the famous hot dog shop in my area.

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