How To Make Toasty Dogs - Hot Dog Recipe

Toasty Dogs - Hot dogs with a crunchy, cheesy twist..
Toasty Dogs - Hot dogs with a crunchy, cheesy twist..
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Fun food for the whole family

When you're looking for a fun and fast lunch or dinner for the kids try this recipe and if your kids are like me it will be one of their favorites.

First you'll need some basic ingredients listed below.

1. White bread (wheat will work fine also)

2. Cheese slices (whatever style cheese you like)

3. Hot dogs (chicken, beef or turkey is fine)

4. Toothpicks

5. Cookie sheet

Take the bread slices and lay them on a non stick cookie sheet. Then take the sliced cheese and place them on top of the bread slices. Next take your uncooked hot dogs and lay them diagonal across the top of the bread and cheese. You can also do this laying the hot dog parallel to the bread and lay them down.

Now take the corners of the bread and fold them up around the top of the hot dogs, overlapping the bread corners. Then place a toothpick through the bread and hot dog to hold it in place or place them really close together like the picture if you don't have toothpicks.

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and place in oven for approximately 15 minutes or until golden brown to your liking. The hot dog will cook as the bread is toasted and the cheese will melt. Take them out when they are to your liking and let cool for a few minuted then serve with the condiments of your choice.

Creamy tomato soup goes well with this simple dish.
Creamy tomato soup goes well with this simple dish.

Serve With Tomato Soup

You can serve this with a side of tomato soup to warm your body in the winter. It's a different twist on tomato soup and grilled cheese. I know some of you cringe when I say Cambell's tomato soup but this is what I remember my mom serving me and I loved it. This is a simple and fast recipe that kids love and will be something they remember for the rest of their lives. I know I've taken it with me since I was a kid and my kids love it. Let us know what your kids say by leaving a comment below. Happy eating.

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thebookmom 5 years ago from Nebraska

What a fun and easy recipe. My girls will love to try it.


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EasyReading 5 years ago from Florida

My kids loved it! Thanks for sharing its become a family event at home once a month with friends and family...thanks for the share~


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Om Paramapoonya 4 years ago

Nice! There're no kids in my house, but I'm sure my bf will enjoy this!


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WillStarr 4 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

Excellent! Bookmarked!


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Cat R 4 years ago from North Carolina, U.S.

Since my kids consider hot dogs a separate food group, this is a great idea.


DJohnson87 4 years ago

This sounds like a great idea for the nights i work later than normal. My daughter will LOVE this!


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barbergirl28 4 years ago from Hemet, Ca

I am not a hot dog fan but I am definitely a fan of easy and quick meals sure to please the kids (and the hubby) I will definitely have to try this. I actually was interested in this hub particularly because I remember in school they had toasty dogs on the menus. I was wondering if these were the same. Great hub and great recipe!


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Victoria Lynn 4 years ago from Arkansas, USA

Looks great. I think I'll have to try this one! Yummy!


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skye2day 4 years ago from Rocky Mountains

This is a thumbs up for the dog gone whole family! I love it cant wait to use it. I will let you know the results. Thanks for posting. God Bless you and yours. I have joined your club. I like your style. Hugs galore.


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Just Ask Susan 4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

No kids in my house but I know all the grownups will love this.


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moonlake 4 years ago from America

I love hot dogs one of my favorite foods. Will have to try this. No kids in my house but if there were I would sure make these. Voted up and more.


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cyoung35 4 years ago from Corona, CA Author

My kids are all but grown but I still make these for myself.


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Lady Guinevere 2 years ago from West Virginia

Love this and have made them this way before. We also use the microwave in the hotter months to make these. It is quick and good too. My kids are all grown up too and do not live near here or at home.

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