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Mini Hot Dogs Recipe

Updated on February 6, 2013

Mini hot dogs recipe

i must first begin by telling you that I don't like hot dogs, but I cannot resist those little min-hot dogs. There is something about the love affair with the hot dog and the toothpick. And we all have a natural affinity for dipping. There are many different recipes for these little cocktail hot dogs. I am going to share my favorite one that I made up or should I say modified. Whether the sauce is sweet, salty or hot most of us love to dip. I am a cheesy kind of person so I made this dip with lots of cheese. These little doggies are great for the Super Bowl coming up and a great little appetizer for company. The recipe is easy to make and fun to eat which is a winning combination.

Cook Time

Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 1 hour
Ready in: 1 hour 20 min
Yields: 3 dozen little mini dogs will serve six

Fill the pot with hot dogs and sauce

Ready in about an hour or so.
Ready in about an hour or so.

Ingredients

  • 4 dozen min-hot dogs
  • 3-16 oz cans Tomato sauce
  • One can green chiles
  • 10 green olives, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 Cups Natural cheddar cheese, Grated
  • 1 tablespoon Oregano
  • 1 Tablespoon Basil
  • 1 Tablespoon Cayenne pepper, (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon Red chile pepper powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Seasoned salt
  • A plate warmer
garlic
garlic
tomato sauce
tomato sauce
olives
olives
fresh oregano
fresh oregano

Instructions for mini hot dog recipes

  1. Put the tomato sauce in a large pot.
  2. Cut he garlic in small pieces and add to the tomato sauce
  3. Put the stove on medium heat for about 30 minutes
  4. Add the canned green chiles
  5. Add the green olives
  6. Stir in all the seasonings.
  7. Add the hot dogs
  8. Simmer for 30 minutes
  9. Add the cheese and mix in the tomato sauce
  10. Simmer for about 15 minutes
  11. Remove from the stove and put in a covered dish.

Rate these mini hot dog recipes

3.8 stars from 4 ratings of Min-hot dogs

Suggestions for Different Sauces

Beer Sauce:

Ingredients:

1 cup of beer

2 cups of bottled barbecue sauce

1/2 cup of brown sugar

Juice of one lemon

One tablespoon each: curry powder, garlic salt, cayenne pepper( optional)

Salt and pepper to taste

Cook in a large pot at a low temperature for about an hour.

Add the hot dogs and cook for 30 minutes.



Tomato and Mustard sauce

1/2 Cup of spicy mustard

2 cups of tomato sauce

1/4 cup of cider vinegar

2 tablespoons of brown sugar

1 teaspoon each: Basil, oregano, thyme

Salt and pepper to taste

Put all the ingredients in a pot and simmer for about an hour.

Add the hot dogs and continue cooking for 30 minutes


Bourbon and Tomato Sauce

1 cup of Bourbon

2 Cups of tomato sauce

1/4 cup of steak sauce

Two chopped garlic cloves

1/2 cup of brown sugar

Salt and pepper to taste

Put all the ingredients in a pot and simmer for an hour.

Add the hot dogs to cook for 30 minutes.

  • These recipes for mini hot dogs make enough sauce for about 2 dozen hot dogs. You can double or triple this recipe if you plan more hot dogs.



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    • moonlake profile image

      moonlake 

      5 years ago from America

      I love mini hotdogs your sauces sound so good. Voted up.

    • carol7777 profile imageAUTHOR

      carol stanley 

      5 years ago from Arizona

      Thank you peachpurple...for dropping in and votes.

    • peachpurple profile image

      peachy 

      5 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      i love your mini hot dog sauces. Great combination. Voted up

    • carol7777 profile imageAUTHOR

      carol stanley 

      5 years ago from Arizona

      Anamika: Thank you for the visit and the pinning.

    • carol7777 profile imageAUTHOR

      carol stanley 

      5 years ago from Arizona

      Alocsin: Thank you for dropping in for these little doggies. Appreciate the votes!

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      Anamika S Jain 

      5 years ago from Mumbai - Maharashtra, India

      Mini hot dogs sounds interesting. Pinning for reference.

    • alocsin profile image

      alocsin 

      5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      I love these mini-dogs by themselves but you've made them even more delicious with your additions. Voting this Up and Useful.

    • Rolly A Chabot profile image

      Rolly A Chabot 

      5 years ago from Alberta Canada

      Hi Carol... not a great fan of wieners really but every once in a while I like a good feed... this is one I think I will be trying.

      We have one of those carts that runs around the city I used to live in called "The Yodelling Sausage" Now there is one thing I always look for when I get there. Habit has it to get three of the monster ones. Eat one and bring two home to be savoured later... lol... ok I have confessed...

      Hugs and Blessings from Canada

    • carol7777 profile imageAUTHOR

      carol stanley 

      5 years ago from Arizona

      Thank you moonlake....It is pretty good. I am always experimenting. Thanks for the votes.

    • carol7777 profile imageAUTHOR

      carol stanley 

      5 years ago from Arizona

      thank you DDE..For dropping in and comments.

    • moonlake profile image

      moonlake 

      5 years ago from America

      We make these but we just put bottled barbeque sauce on them. I will have to try your recipe a try it sounds better. Voted up

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      Devika Primić 

      5 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      What a lovely photo and looks so appetizing, thanks for sharing the idea.

    • carol7777 profile imageAUTHOR

      carol stanley 

      5 years ago from Arizona

      Thank you for visiting.

    • carol7777 profile imageAUTHOR

      carol stanley 

      5 years ago from Arizona

      Dragonfly..thanks for visiting...Kids like the cute little doggies for sure.

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      Elena 

      5 years ago from London, UK

      Yummy. Thanks for a lovely Recipe, Carol.

    • dragonflyfla profile image

      dragonflyfla 

      5 years ago from South Florida

      My daughter used to love these. It was the cute mini size that appealed to her.

    • carol7777 profile imageAUTHOR

      carol stanley 

      5 years ago from Arizona

      Thank you Eddy: Always appreciate your visits and comments.

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      Eiddwen 

      5 years ago from Wales

      A wonderful share my firend.

      I vote up,across and share.

      Eddy.

    • carol7777 profile imageAUTHOR

      carol stanley 

      5 years ago from Arizona

      That would work and it could be made early in the day. Good idea. Thanks for dropping in for some hotdogs.

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      Peg Cole 

      5 years ago from Dallas, Texas

      Oh these look delicious. Makes me hungry reading through your recipe. Definitely voting for the hot spicy sauce with cheese. Bet these would be great in a crock pot.

    • carol7777 profile imageAUTHOR

      carol stanley 

      5 years ago from Arizona

      They do have an addictive quality. Thanks for dropping in.

    • carol7777 profile imageAUTHOR

      carol stanley 

      5 years ago from Arizona

      why not?????

    • carol7777 profile imageAUTHOR

      carol stanley 

      5 years ago from Arizona

      Thank you and a lovely way to wake up this morning.

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      Dianna Mendez 

      5 years ago

      Love the sweet and spicy recipe idea. I plan on serving this at the Super Bowl party event -- hope I can stop after five of these treats.

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      Deb Hirt 

      5 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Those dips will also go well with chunks of cheese, too.

    • breakfastpop profile image

      breakfastpop 

      5 years ago

      I love you more!!!

    • carol7777 profile imageAUTHOR

      carol stanley 

      5 years ago from Arizona

      Thanks breakfastpop...For your lovely friendship and support..and I am glad you love those little dogies

    • breakfastpop profile image

      breakfastpop 

      5 years ago

      I am printing this fabulous recipe. I love, love, love hot dogs. Up and awesome!

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      lovedoctor926 

      5 years ago

      these look delicious! voting up!

    • drbj profile image

      drbj and sherry 

      5 years ago from south Florida

      Just in time for a Super Bowl party, Carol. I thank you.

    • Marcy Goodfleisch profile image

      Marcy Goodfleisch 

      5 years ago from Planet Earth

      The ingredients here look really tasty! I will remember this one for my next munch-fest!

    • Janine Huldie profile image

      Janine Huldie 

      5 years ago from New York, New York

      I am a huge fan of mini hot dogs, too. With Super Bowl quickly approaching may have to try one of your sauces here. I have pinned to take a better look to definitely try. Thanks so very much and have voted up, too!!

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      Bill Holland 

      5 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Believe it or not, Carol, I would eat everything in this recipe! Sign me up for a dozen please! :)

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      Claudia Mitchell 

      5 years ago

      My husband would devour these! I'm not a hot dog fan, but make them for parties because so many folks are. Pinned for future use.

    • carol7777 profile imageAUTHOR

      carol stanley 

      5 years ago from Arizona

      The sauces are good for many things...thanks for stopping by to check out the dogs.

    • carol7777 profile imageAUTHOR

      carol stanley 

      5 years ago from Arizona

      Finally got the comment button working..at least for a while. Hope you like your new little doggies.

    • carol7777 profile imageAUTHOR

      carol stanley 

      5 years ago from Arizona

      btr bell.. Hope this goes through.. Comments not publishing today. Thanks for everything as always,

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      vespawoolf 

      5 years ago from Peru, South America

      I'm not a big fan of hot dogs, either, but I think any of these sauces would make it easier to choke them down. : ) These look really yummy. Thanks for sharing!

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      Randi Benlulu 

      5 years ago from Mesa, AZ

      These look yummy! I'm hungry just reading this! Thank you for sharing! up+ and sharing!

    • Wayne Brown profile image

      Wayne Brown 

      5 years ago from Texas

      This is one of my strongest weaknesses at a party. When I see a bunch of these in sauce...I camp out. Now I can make my own! Thanks, Carol. ~WB

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