I’m going to be deadly honest. I didn’t always like hot dogs. But these 22 Wildly Cool Hot Dog Recipes to Make Your Mouth Water are decidedly the best way to make hot dogs your new favorite meal.
And, I tell you what, I’m seriously considering making this my go-to list for all my summer cook-outs.
22 Wildly Cool Hot Dog Recipes to Make Your Mouth Water
When I was a kid, we just had hot dogs boiled and then tossed on a piece of bread.
Anything more than the occasional can of chili tossed on top was NOT the the way my mom served this classic American meal.
But these 22 Wildly Cool Hot Dog Recipes to Make Your Mouth Water turn mom’s boiled hot dog on it’s head.
Basically every combination to take your hot dog from bland to wow!
This homemade gourmet hot dog with bacon and salsa, topped with caramelized onions & cheese is a dream come true for your taste buds!
A New Jersey classic hot dog, with fried potatoes, peppers and onions, served with deli mustard on a hoagie roll.
Chicago-style hot dogs topped with crispy onions, cornichon, sport peppers, chopped tomato, and Dijon mustard. An fun, elevated twist on a classic!
It's inspired by the one at asiadog and it's basically what would happen if your beloved hot dog got the prettiest, most colorful makeover in all the land.
It’s a waffle. It’s a hot dog. It’s a corny-dog that’s even cornier than a corny dog. I’m serious.
Teach your old dog a new trick with these Southwestern Sloppy José Hot Dogs. They’re an inexpensive and flavorful family meal that everyone will love.
Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs are my recipe contribution to 4th of July celebrations. Even though I’m in Australia, I’ll be having a BBQ to celebrate!
Grilled Cheese Hot Dogs are a super fun and tasty combination of 2 classics- Grilled Cheese and Hot Dogs.
Spicy. Bacon. Amazing.
Cordon bleu doesn’t have to mean fancy – these Cordon Bleu dogs have hot dogs wrapped in ham and then topped with a creamy Dijon cheese sauce.
Carolina-Style Slaw Dogs are topped with mustard, homemade chili, and a cool and creamy coleslaw. This is probably the most popular way to top hot dogs in the Carolinas and it happens to be my favorite.
Despite the fact that it takes just a couple of minutes to put together, Loaded Bacon-Wrapped Hot Dogs are so awesome, the whole WORLD needs to know about them.
Nacho Hot Dogs: Cheesy and crunchy Nacho Hot Dogs packed with tortilla chips, jalapenos, avocado, tomatoes, and sour cream!
This recipe for bagel dogs is made with homemade bagel dough which is wrapped around hot dogs and baked to golden brown perfection.
Tropical Hot Dogs with Pineapple Mango Slaw & Amazon Gift Card Giveaway
Your favorite classic hot dog is topped with pineapple mango slaw for a tropical twist! Perfect for summertime grilling!
You had me at bacon and street corn.
These Tex Mex Hot Dogs look so delicious and filling that I can't wait to make them!
These bacon wrapped hot dogs are perfect for your summer get-together. Summer has never been better with bacon on your hot dogs and a fresh tomato relish!
This hot dog includes sliced avocado, arugula, diced tomatoes, and crispy onion bits all stuffed into a toasted Hawaiian Roll bun and drizzled with a basil aioli.
Hot dogs go Mexican with these hot dogs that are topped with guacamole and salsa and wrapped in a flour tortilla.
Punch up your summer grilling with these hot dogs with spicy kimchi slaw! It's an easy way to use up any kimchi in the fridge — or try it for the first time. These are a great weeknight family meal, or served to a crowd at your next cookout.
A Firecracker Hot Dog recipe will add a bang to your Fourth of July