Hot Dog Recipes

Our quick, easy hot dog recipes are quite frankly the best. We’re serving ’em grilled, bunless, in casserole, too. Here, you’ll even find creative ways to love the leftovers.

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Air-Fryer Pigs in a Poncho

For pigs in a blanket Mexican style, we add refried beans and green chiles. Spice it up even more with pepper jack, jalapenos and guacamole. —Jennifer Stowell, Montezuma, Iowa

Brandied Appetizer Sausages

When our kids are home for the holidays, we serve an array of appetizers instead of a big meal. I...


Chicago-Style Hot Dogs

1 review

I decided to give a Chicago-style dog a healthy twist for my family. Our kids love it. You can use...


Sloppy Joe Dogs

14 reviews

There are so many different ways to top a hot dog, but this tasty sloppy joe version beats them all....


Chuck Wagon Chili

2 reviews

While planning my Christmas menu a few years ago, I came across this recipe. I decided to try it and...

Hot Dog Bean Soup

4 reviews

My husband fixed this soup for our three kids years ago. They always loved it and now prepare it for...


Hot Dog Potato Soup

2 reviews

“You can use leftover meatballs instead of hot dogs and leftover corn in place of frozen in this yummy soup....

Mini Hot Dogs ‘n’ Meatballs

21 reviews

Hot appetizers don't come much easier than this recipe. It's so popular I usually double the recipe if I have...


Hot Dogs with Chili Beans

1 review

This was a recipe my mom used often when I was growing up. These hot dogs were a favorite summertime...


Zesty Smoked Links

6 reviews

These flavorful sausages prepared in a slow-cooker are great when entertaining. Men in the family can't resist these basic but...


Carry-Along Hot Dogs

1 review

These versatile sandwiches can be made over the grill or in the oven, so they're great anytime of year. We...

Barbecued Party Starters

2 reviews

These sweet and tangy bites will tide over everyone until dinner. At the buffet, set out some fun toothpicks to...


Hot Dog Chowder

“I've found this recipe to be a favorite to serve to any of our 23 grandchildren. They always love hot...


School Day Chowder

"This hearty soup is a nice change-of-pace lunch for 'brown-baggers'," remarks field editor Karen Ann Bland of Gove, Kansas. "It...


Dugout Hot Dogs

3 reviews

What do folks eat at a ball game? Hot dogs, of course! For our baseball theme party, I jazzed them...


Hot Dog Soup

4 reviews

"We can always count on our retired pastor for good advice and good recipes, like this thick and hearty soup,"...

Hot Dogs with the Works

1 review

"What screams summer more than grilled hot dogs?" asks Maria Regakis of Somerville, Massachusetts. She places hot dogs in buns...


Picnic Hot Dogs

Kids of all ages will have a hard time eating just one of these hot dogs. The tempting ground beef...


Coney Dogs for a Crowd

1 review

Dress up plain hot dog by topping them with this slightly sweet meat sauce. They're a lot more filling, and...


Farmhouse Chili Dogs

1 review

We host lots of hay rides, picnics, hot dog roasts and ice cream socials on our farm, and these chili...


Mexican Hot Dogs

2 reviews

My stepmom was born in Mexico and introduced us to hot dogs with avocado and bacon. We were instantly hooked....


Cincinnati Chili Dogs

7 reviews

My in-laws are from Ohio, so we have Cincinnati chili at many of our family gatherings. I spiced up this...


My Favorite Chili Dogs

8 reviews

The very thought of a hot dog dressed in chili makes me giddy. To get that straight-from-the-ballpark taste, I combine...


In-A-Hurry Hot Dog Dinner

In Niles, Ohio, Sandra Small combines sliced franks with plenty of green pepper, onions and tomatoes for this well-seasoned entree....

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Glorified Hot Dogs

1 review

"My parents always made these hot dogs when they barbecued," recalls Cheryl Gillpatrick of Loveland, Colorado. "They were not only...


Bacon-Wrapped Hot Dogs

4 reviews

Here's a juicy, delicious and savory meal in a bun! I make these bacon-wrapped hot dogs for picnics, barbecues and...


Coney Dogs

1 review

The whole gang will munch these "top dogs" up in a jiffy. "Mom and I make them for get-togethers," tells...


Skillet Franks

Kids will have as much fun helping make this all-in-one supper as they will have eating it! The noodles cook...


Chili Spaghetti with Hot Dogs

6 reviews

“I've been making this recipe for 35 years. It's one of my husband's favorite dishes. Lower-fat franks and reduced-fat cheese...


Hot Dog Spaghetti Rings

1 review

Get the kids in the kitchen and let them whip up a homemade version of a canned favorite. “This tastes...