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    Texas Tommies

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    25 mins

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    Couple in Chester County's Note:

    Great for a quick dinner or lunch. Brings back memories of when hot dogs were a treat. Serve on a hot dog bun with all the trimmings and a nice salad.

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    • 4 hot dogs, Regular of all beef as you like
    • 4 slices uncooked bacon
    • cheddar cheese, we like Cabot Vermont cheddar
    • 8 toothpicks


    1. 1
      Heat water in sauce pan and add dogs and bring to a boil. Remove pan from heat and let sit 5 minutes.
    2. 2
      Drain dogs and when cool enough to handle split almost all the way thru to open like a book.
    3. 3
      Cook bacon in fry pan (No microwave) until almost cooked.
    4. 4
      Cut cheddar into 1/4 X 1/4 inch sticks. Put two pieces of cheese in into each dog. Wrap with bacon and secure with tooth pick on each end so that dog sits upright with slit up.
    5. 5
      Cook a few minutes on grill pan and turn over and cook until bacon is crisp.
    6. 6
      Serve with all the fixings.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 28, 2007


      I work at our family chip truck and we call these whistle dogs. Everyone that tries these loves them!!! Great for the kids!!

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    Nutritional Facts for Texas Tommies

    Serving Size: 1 (53 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 252.3
    Calories from Fat 211
    Total Fat 23.5 g
    Saturated Fat 8.6 g
    Cholesterol 39.2 mg
    Sodium 701.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 1.9 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    Sugars 1.5 g
    Protein 7.6 g

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