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.


Recipe Summary

10 mins
10 mins
20 mins
8 servings


Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist
Hawaiian Dog:


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • Heat grill. Grill hotdogs until hot throughout. Serve in buns with toppings of your choice.


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

365 calories; protein 11.2g 22% DV; carbohydrates 40.1g 13% DV; fat 17.8g 27% DV; cholesterol 40.5mg 14% DV; sodium 1179.6mg 47% DV. 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 wasn't able ro replicate the number of spirals as shown in the original picture. Regardless this really will be the only way I serve hot dogs from now on. I made my own sauces and toppings and served them in corn tortillas so they were gluten free. Read More