Killer Bacon-Cheese Dogs


My family has been eating hot dogs this way for years. They are so much better than your average hot dog!

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
8 servings


  • 8 slices bacon

  • 8 all-beef hot dogs

  • 8 hot dog buns

  • 8 slices Swiss cheese

  • ½ cup barbeque sauce, or amount to taste

  • 1 small red onion, diced


  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat. Lightly oil grate, and set 4 inches from the heat.

  2. Place the bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium-high heat until evenly brown. Drain on paper towels.

  3. Place hot dogs on grill; cook until browned, 5 to 8 minutes, turning once, or until done to suit your taste. Lightly grill hot dog buns.

  4. To assemble sandwiches, place a slice of cheese and bacon on each roll. Add a hot dog, top each with 1 tablespoon barbeque sauce, or desired amount, and red onion.

Editor's Note:

Please note difference of preparation and time when using the magazine version of this recipe.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

492 Calories
31g Fat
32g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 492
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 39%
Saturated Fat 13g 67%
Cholesterol 66mg 22%
Sodium 1296mg 56%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 297mg 23%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 248mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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