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The sun is shining and the birds are singing, which means summertime is just around the corner! Time to start thinking about what you will be throwing on the grill!
One of the most popular and easy things to toss onto a BBQ is a Hot Dog! And honestly, who doesn’t love a delicious Hot Dog?
If you are like us and are itching to try something knew this grilling season we have some amazing ideas.
We put together this list of creative Hot Dog recipes for backyard grilling to help find the ultimate unique and creative Hot dog that is sure to impress all your family and friends this summertime!
Unique and Creative Hot Dog Recipes
Air fried hot dogs, Hot dogs in the slow cooker, and some pretty crazy-fun toppings. This list has the most unique and creative hot dog recipes you will ever see!
Of course we love our classic Hot Dog: BBQ Hot dog with a fresh bun with all the fixings. We are talking ketchup, mustard, relish, and hey even some onions!
But sometimes you just want to try something different! Throw in some chili, bacon, and even some jalapenos!
We are sure you will find a few recipes you will want to try, maybe it will be a new weekly tradition…new Hot dog recipes! Check out the list below and happy grilling!
Creative Hot Dog Recipes for Backyard Grilling
Fire up your grill, It's Hot Dog season! Check out this list of creative and Unique Hot Dog Recipes perfect for backyard grilling.
Thai-Inspired Street Dogs: Grilled Hot Dogs with Peanutty Garlic, Ginger, and Cilantro Slaw
These Thai-Inspired Street Dogs boast some of my favorite Thai flavors like peanut, garlic, and ginger in a tasty slaw! What could be better for topping hot dog
Grilled Hot Dogs
Two Ingredient Air Fryer Hot Dogs
Need a quick and easy appetizer or dinner idea? Make these 2-ingredient Air Fryer Pigs in a Blanket. They are a delicious finger food that kids and adults both love.
Vegan Carrot Hot Dogs
The next time you serve hot dogs for dinner, get creative with them and try out this Sauerkraut and Hot Dogs Recipe! These delicious hot dogs are topped with tangy sauerkraut, sweet caramelized onions and grainy, brown mustard.
Keto Chicago Hot Dog Recipe
The ultimate in hot dog toppings is the Chicago Dog and this one is low carb! An all-beef hot dog is piled high with tomato, onion, pickle, relish, mustard and pepperoncinis and sits on a homemade keto hot dog bun!
French Onion Hot Dogs
French Onion Hot Dogs - All-beef hot dogs topped with caramelized onions, creamy mustard sauce, and melted gruyere cheese. This is a great way to put a spin on a summer favorite!
Chili Cheese Dogs
Ballgame or BBQ ready, now you can make tasty hot dogs tucked into toasty buns, smothered in chili, and topped with melty cheese right at home!
Spicy Mini Jalapeno Corn Dogs and Corn Dog Bites
A spicy spin on the icon Corn Dog with some roasted Jalapeno chile, as well as making it mini with half-size corn dogs or corn dog 'bites'. A fun addition to any meal!
All American Hot Dog Bar
There is just something magical about Grilled Hot Dogs. Add your favorite toppings and you’ve got The All-American Hot Dog Bar! From mac and cheese to chili I've got the toppings for your hot dogs!
Keto Mummy Dogs & Keto Halloween Recipes! Low Carb Treats, Appetizers
These mummy hot dogs will keep both your tricker-treaters and their parents happy!
Easy Grain-Free Corn Dog Muffins
For Real Food RN: Not only are these grain-free corn dog muffins super easy to make, but they are full of healthy protein and definitely a kiddie favorite in our house.
Slow Cooker Bourbon Hot Dogs
These Slow Cooker Bourbon Hot Dogs are exactly what you need to enjoy your BBQ without heating up the whole house! The best part is that most of these ingredients can be found in your kitchen already
IPA Pulled Pork Cheese Dogs Recipe
Know someone who loves craft beer? Then they will love these hot dogs covered in pulled pork and an IPA cheese sauce!
Mummy Hot Dogs
The perfect Halloween dinner or fun addition to your Halloween Party. These Mummy Hot Dogs start with a hot dog then are wrapped in a crescent roll and finished off with candy eyes to create a mummy!
Bacon Wrapped Smokies
These bacon wrapped smokies are cocktail sausages wrapped in bacon, then coated in brown sugar and spices and baked to perfection.
Pigs in a Blanket
Pigs in a blanket is a classic party snack made with cocktail wieners wrapped in crescent dough, which are baked to golden brown perfection.
Reuben Hot Dogs
These dogs combine everyone's favorite deli sandwich for the Reuben hot dog! Knockwurst links wrapped in pastrami topped with cheese, kraut, and of course 1000 island dressing:
Air Fryer Hot Dogs
Air Fryer Hot Dogs taste even better than grilled or boiled! Plus, they're super quick. You can even add cheese and toast the bun in the air fryer for a next-level game day weiner!
Homemade Pretzel Dogs
Homemade Pretzel Dogs take delicious, classic hot dogs and wrap them in homemade, yeast-based, buttery pretzel dough for a dinner entree or appetizer that will be a fun and tasty treat for the whole family. Just pair them with mustard or cheese dip, and you have the perfect, versatile treat.
Fresh Pineapple Relish Recipe
Fresh Pineapple Relish is a great balance of sweet and tangy flavors with a kick from jalapenos and an underlying teriyaki flavor profile. It’s delicious on hot dogs or just about any type of grilled meat, or scooped up with tortilla chips!
Chili Cheese Dog Casserole with Crescent Rolls
The whole family will love this perfectly baked chili cheese dog casserole made with canned chili and crescent roll dough. It makes a kid-friendly dinner for busy weeknights or a tasty addition to your barbeque or game day spread.
Pizza Hot Dogs
American classics combine! Swap the traditional toppings for marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese, and pepperoni.
Air Fryer Beer Brats
Craving a brat but don't feel like firing up the grill? These beer bratwurst in the air fryer are just as flavorful, juicy, and are super simple to make!
Campfire Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs with String Cheese
Elevate a plain hot dog with cheese and bacon with this fun grill recipe.
Easy Mini Corn Dogs Recipe
This simple mini corn dog recipe is a crowd favorite. Done in under 30 minutes and great for entertaining
Mexican Carrot Dogs with Chunky Salsa Verde
The ultimate plant-based hot dog! Mexican carrot dogs with chunky salsa verde are a fun summer bbq must! Gluten-free and vegan, this healthy meatless recipe will have your taste buds fooled and your body thanking you!
Puff Pastry Pigs in a Blanket
These Puff Pastry Pigs in a Blanket have a beautiful and flaky golden-brown crust that is steps above the version we ate as kids. Serve these bite-sized appetizers at your next party with the homemade honey mustard sauce for the ultimate snack.
Hot Dog Week: Sweet Heat Dog
This hot dog will conquer any Caribbean craving with its mango salsa and sweet chili sauce!
Epic Air Fryer Hot Dogs
Air Fryer Hot Dogs served in warm hot dog buns and loaded with mustard and crispy fried onions. I love cooking hot dogs in the air fryer for a quick snack, lunch or dinner.
Chili Cheese Dogs (Oven Baked!)
These oven-baked Chili Cheese Dogs are topped with hearty chili and nacho cheese sauce. They’re easy to customize with your favorite toppings and condiments and are the perfect way to feed a crowd!
Greek Hummus and Tzatziki Hot Dog
Bring some Mediterranean flavor to grill night with these Greek Hummus and Tzaziki Hot Dogs! Creamy and tangy, you'll be surprised how great this combo is!
Homemade Mini Corn Dogs - Spend With Pennies
Homemade Mini Corn Dogs better than your local fair are made easy at home!
Pressure Cooker Coca-Cola Chili Hot Dogs
Summer celebrations have started and what better way to enjoy family and friends than outdoors with these Easy Pressure Coke Chili Dogs!
BLT Hot Dog
You’ve had a BLT before, but have you ever had a BLT hot dog?! You’ve got to try this.
Dirty Water Hot Dogs In Instant Pot
Hot Dogs In Instant Pot. Let me introduce you to one of the most delicious ever ways to cook hot dogs.
Mesquite-Smoked Jalapeno Cheese Bacon-Wrapped Hot Dogs
Smoky, cheesy, spicy hot dogs smoked easily on the grill on indirect heat. These are the ultimate and are easy to make!
Did You Find the Perfect Hot Dog to Make?
We are sure you did! We hope they turn out delicious and become a new favorite! Happy Grilling!