Hot Dog Melt

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Kim127

Easy dinner! Don't forget the mustard or ketchup.

Top Review by loof

Great easy and fun sandwich! I used a sourdough bread loaf and it was really great with the hotdogs, bacon, and cheese. I put onions on half and left half without. Enjoyed this - thanks for sharing the recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 slices bacon
  • 1 large onion, sliced and separated into rings
  • 4 large hot dogs
  • 1 loaf rye bread or 1 loaf pumpernickel bread, sliced in half lengthwise (one-pound)
  • 4 slices swiss cheese
  • 2 slices American cheese


  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon until crisp.
  2. Drain on paper towels.
  3. Reserve 2 tablespoons drippings.
  4. Cook onion in reserved drippings until tender.
  5. Cook hot dogs in boiling water for 5 mintues or until heated through.
  6. Drain.
  7. Toast bread under broiler.
  8. To assemble sandwiches, cut hot dogs in half lengthwise, cutting to but not through the other side.
  9. Place cut side down on bottom half of bread.
  10. Top with bacon.
  11. Alternate and overlap cheeses on top of bacon.
  12. Top with cooked onions.
  13. Place under broiler for about 1 minute or until cheese is melted.
  14. Top with top half of bread.
  15. Cut into 4 pieces.

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