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These are really good!!! I thought it would be too much onion. However as it cooked down it was just fine. I was tempted to not cook them for the full 20 minutes... I did and I think that was worth it. I was glad to learn that these are authentic.

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Ambervim February 14, 2013

I was leery about the brown sugar and cream cheese but decided to go for it. Glad I did, I really enjoyed this. A keeper for sure. A nice break from a plain old hotdog. I used a smoked sausage instead of hotdog. First I boiled the sausage in a little water in a fry pan when the water was boiled out I slit the sausage in halve and fried it face down in its own juices just till slightly brown.

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Catnip46 January 24, 2012

I enjoyed this using a veggie sausage and veggie bacon. I love the onions, not sure about the cream cheese. Nice for a change!

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Sharon123 January 12, 2013

Wow!!! What a fun new way to enjoy a dog!! I always make caramelized onions to top off my steak, so figured it would liven up a hot dog as well and I was right. I made this as written, but next time I will probably leave the brown sugar out, the onions make it sweet enough. Thanks for sharing a fun recipe. Made for Stars Tag Game.

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diner524 September 23, 2012

Family gave this a 4. I think it was pretty good but I think next time I will try it with smoked sausages instead of hot dogs. I love cream cheese and sauteed onions so this was a very nice change from the plain old American dog way of serving them..

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Nyteglori August 27, 2011

Having bought one of these "Bagel Dogs" from a street vendor in Seattle back in the mid '90s (and yes, it was "after hours" just as you say), I can attest that these are pretty darn authentic! I definitely remember the creme cheese and the caramelized onions being signature ingredients. Only difference was I chose the sausage dog option back then, and therefore to recreate the memory I used them now too. As a fellow Washingtonian I can give my props; this classic combo really works and tastes great. For a twist you could also add red peppers to the onion. Thanks for posting, sofie-a-toast! [Made for I Recommend Red White and Blue]

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averybird July 22, 2011

This is a good summer recipe to keep the house cool, I do the onions early in the day, put the hotdogs in a crockpot, and start it up about 3 hours before we eat.

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gatorll May 01, 2016

Yum! What a great combo. I never would have thought of it - it's neat to see how different regions come up with different ways to dress up hot dogs! Thanks for sharing. Culinary Quest '14

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Starrynews September 12, 2014

This was delicious! I would have never thought to put cream cheese on a hot dog bun :) I heated it in the microwave for 30 seconds which was perfect to make it warm and soft, without dirtying another pot. For the culinary quest :)

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Random Rachel September 09, 2014

Made for the Culinary Quest 2014 - I have rarely met a hot dog I did not like & this version ranks easily in my top 3 (high praise from one who loves their dogs & lives in a city where the most popular restaurant is a hot dog stand!). 1 of their most popular versions uses sweet mustard w/crispy friend onions, so this was not far from a fave before my 1st bite. Siggi & I have been eating so much rich food lately w/houseguests & the Quest. All we really wanted for dinner last nite was comfort food & we got it w/your recipe. Thx for sharing it w/us. :-)

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twissis September 08, 2014
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