9 Easy Kid-Friendly Hot Dog Dinner Ideas
"My three-year old just loved these," says madeleine. "He already likes hot dogs but making crazy animals with them just made it more fun. Thanks for the great idea!"
Pigs in a Blanket
This recipe gets extra points from Momof2 for nostalgia: "My mom used to make them all the time for us when we were younger. Now I get to do the same for my son (who LOVES hot dogs)." She also had some tips for switching things up: "We like to use different cheeses to suit however we feel that day, and sometimes we use crescent dough instead of biscuit dough."
Burrito-Style Hot Dog Roll-Ups
Keep the ingredients on hand to make these quick and easy roll-ups when you just don't have time to think about what's for dinner. You can substitute any cheese or tortillas to suit your family's taste.
Hot Dog Mummies
LittleChef makes these for the whole family: "Super good. My little brother loved them the most. We didn't have any crescent dough so I used pizza dough — works just as well!" Don't forget to add eyes to your mummy with a little ketchup or mustard.
Easy Cheesy Hot Dog Crescent Rolls
"My granddaughter loved making these," says Lela. "We added cheese and a thin slice of dill pickle. The best part of this recipe is kids love hot dogs in any form."
Java_Girl has some pro tips for this kid-friendly hot dog recipe: "Just slather the butter, place the cheese and hot dog, and wrap. I ended up using three toothpicks to secure it because just using one tore the bread. The beef franks are a little too big for my kids, so I used regular hot dogs."
Frankly Super Supper
This recipe is the ultimate combination of comfort food, equal parts hot dog and grilled cheese. Kids will enjoy the rich and creamy sandwich plain, while adults can add a little zing with pickles and mustard.
Dad's Homemade Corn Dogs
One taste of this homemade version, and you'll never go back to the box of frozen corn dogs. Each dog is dipped in a mildly sweet cornmeal batter before being fried to golden brown perfection.
Hot Dog Men
This recipe puts the Frank in frankfurter! "A quick and easy meal that kids love! My mom made them for me when I was a kid, now I make them for my daughter," says Melissa Hewitt.