20 Hot Dog Recipes for Your Backyard Barbecue
Hot diggity! We’ve got just about every variation of hot dog you could think of here, so get ready to eat up.
Buffalo Onion Dogs
Feelin' hot, hot, hot! Bump up your heat factor with these flaming Buffalo-onion dogs.
Recipe: Try our Buffalo Onion Dogs
Crab Mac ‘n’ Cheese Dog
You can't possibly be crabby about this one... it has mac 'n cheese and a hot dog and crab meat all in one bun.
Recipe: Try our Crab Mac 'n' Cheese Dog
Tacos and hot dogs came together to create the ultimate combo!
Recipe: Try our Taco Dog
Detroit Dog Dip
Care for a dip with your dogs? Serve pigs in a blanket to dip in this spicy, cheesy chili dip.
Recipe: Try our Detroit Coney Dog Dip
Cheesy dogs can't be beat. Hike up the heat by adding more jalapeños and pico de gallo.
Recipe: Try our Doyer Dog
South Philly Dog
This Philly-inspired dog goes heavy on the veggies.
Recipe: Try our South Philly Dog
More into chicken than pork? That's cool—you can still enjoy a dog! This hot dog is made with chicken-apple sausages and is topped with melted cheese, coleslaw and some fresh dill.
Recipe: Try our Haute Dog
Get all the meaty goodness of a Cuban sammie in a bun! Bread-and-butter pickles add a nice crunchy touch.
Recipe: Try our Cuban Dog
Hot Dog Flautas
Hot dog taquitos?! Swoon. Bake it in the oven and turn on all its sides until the tortilla roll is golden brown.
Recipe: Try our Hot Dog Flautas
The Hawaiian dog is a perfect mix of sweet and spicy. Pineapple and pickled jalapeños go together like bread and butter, or ahem, hot dog and bun.
Recipe: Try our Hawaiian Dog
Detroit Coney Dogs
Remember that cheesy chili dip with mini pigs in blankets? Well here it is together in big dog form! And it will not disappoint.
Recipe: Try our Detroit Coney Dog
You may have never thought to put pimiento cheese on your hot dog before, but once you try this, you'll never go back.
Recipe: Try our Dixie Dog
Hot Dog Pizza-Dillas
Satisfy ALL of your cravings in one bite with these insane hot dog-pizza-quesadillas.
Recipe: Try our Hot Dog Pizza-Dillas
Cheese Coney Dog
Now, THAT's a hot dog! This dog is topped with chili, cheese, mustard and onions to create the classic American hot dog experience.
Recipe: Try our Coney Cheese Dog
Chicago Dog Salad
Bet you didn't think you'd find a salad in a hot dog recipe roundup!
Recipe: Try our Chicago Dog Salad
Fritos Kimchi Chili Dog
It's like a Frito Pie on top of a hot dog! Honestly, what could be better?
Recipe: Try our Fritos Kimchi Chili Dog
Hot Diggity Burger Dog
Can't decide between making hot dogs or burgers at your barbecue? Don't! Have both—all at once.
Recipe: Try Stephanie Izard's Hot Diggity Burger Dog
This dog pairs a traditional hot dog with a potato pierogi for a delish comfort food mash-up.
Recipe: Try our Dyngus Dog
Hot Dog Rice Bowls
Have some leftover dogs from a cookout? Try cutting them up and adding to a rice bowl topped with a fried egg and onions. Coziest meal ever!
Recipe: Try our Hot Dog Rice Bowl
And for dessert?! More dogs. But this time, replace the meat with churros, and the bun with doughnuts for the sweetest sensation.
Recipe: Try our Churro Dog