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Spiral-Cut Hotdogs

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"Amp-up your cookout with spiral-cut hotdogs and an array of toppings that take your 'dog to new heights. Let your guests customize the toppings on their grilled 'dogs, and you'll have a cookout to remember."
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20 m servings 365
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Thread hotdog onto skewer completely. Holding paring knife at slight angle to one end of hotdog, cut through hotdog while turning skewer away from you.
  2. Heat grill. Grill hotdogs until hot throughout. Serve in buns with toppings of your choice.


  • Variations:
  • Buffalo Blue Dog: chopped celery, blue cheese crumbles, Buffalo sauce mayo (mayo + Buffalo sauce to taste)
  • Cowboy Dog: Prepared coleslaw, pickle slice, barbecue sauce, baked beans
  • Pepper and Onion Dog: Sliced bell peppers and onions, sautéed on low until very soft
  • California Dog: chopped avocado, diced tomatoes, diced onions, sliced jalalpeno, cilantro leaves, squeeze of lime juice, cotija or feta cheese crumbles.
  • All American: Ketchup. Mustard, onions, diced; pickle relish

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 365 calories; 17.8 40.1 11.2 40 1180 Full nutrition

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This method is pretty darn cool. The hot dog gets that almost crunchy outer skin up and down the dog. Applying the method takes some time to get it right. I ended up with many hot dog pieces. I ...