Baked Hot Dogs in the Oven


Baked Hot Dogs in the Oven are a delightful twist on a classic favorite, perfect for a quick and easy meal or a fun party dish. This method of preparation ensures that the hot dogs are cooked to perfection with a deliciously toasted bun, all while being topped with your favorite condiments and toppings. The result is a hot dog that’s crispy on the outside, juicy on the inside, and bursting with flavor in every bite.


6. **Serve:**
– Remove the hot dogs from the oven and let them cool for a minute before serving. Enjoy your baked hot dogs with additional condiments and toppings as desired.


### Tips and Variations:

– **Cheese Options:** Try different types of cheese like Swiss, mozzarella, or pepper jack for a unique twist.
– **Topping Ideas:** Experiment with various toppings such as sauerkraut, jalapenos, crispy bacon bits, or coleslaw.

– **Bun Variations:** Use different types of buns like pretzel buns, brioche buns, or whole wheat buns for added flavor and texture.
– **Vegetarian Option:** Use plant-based hot dogs and buns for a vegetarian-friendly version.

### The Experience:

Baked Hot Dogs in the Oven offer a wonderful blend of textures and flavors. The hot dogs are juicy and flavorful, the buns are crispy and buttery, and the toppings add a burst of complementary tastes. The melted cheese provides a gooey, savory element, while the mustard,


ketchup, relish, and onions add tanginess and crunch. This dish is perfect for a casual dinner, a game day snack, or a fun party appetizer. It’s a simple yet satisfying way to enjoy hot dogs, making them even more irresistible and enjoyable for everyone.



  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 4 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 12 hot dogs


Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
Sauté onion in butter until translucent.
Add black pepper, paprika, mustard, ketchup, vinegar, water, and Worcestershire sauce, then bring to a boil.
Cut 3-inch slits in each hot dog and place them in a baking pan, slit side up.
Pour sauce over the hot dogs and bake for 25 minutes, occasionally basting with sauce.
Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 25 minutes | Total Time: 35 minutes

Kcal: 250 kcal | Servings: 12 servings


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