Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

This surely isn't fancy but it certainly is a kid pleaser. My daddy made it for me when I was little. My kid's grew up eating it and now my granddughter often asks me to make it. You wouldn't want to serve it at a dinner party but for a cheap fast dinner that kid's will eat, it can't be beat.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut wieners in half, giving you 16 pieces. With sharp paring knife, Make shallow cut spiraled around each piece. (barber pole type spiral).
  2. Mix water and barbecue sauce in sauce pan. Add wieners and stir. Add more water if too thick. Simmer over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 10-15 minutes, or until wieners have "puffed" up.


Most Helpful

I made this for my son for lunch today. He loved it! Although, he wasn't too hot on them being cooked in the barbecue sauce so when we did up a couple more for him, we simply boiled them for a few minutes and then tossed them with some barbecue sauce. I love the technique though! They come out SO cute! Thanks for posting such a neat idea.

Saturn April 11, 2007

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