Cheesy Bacon Pretzel Dog Bites

Who needs a bun when you have a pretzel? Ooey gooey melted cheese, grilled onions, and bacon are drizzled over an all-beef frank served on a thin Pretzel Crisp®.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
16 mins
Total Time:
26 mins
8 servings


  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • ½ cup chopped onions

  • 2 all-beef hot dogs

  • ¼ cup nacho cheese sauce

  • 16 thin pretzel crackers (such as Snack Factory® Pretzel Crisps®)

  • ¼ cup real bacon bits


  1. Melt butter in a small skillet over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir until soft and deep brown in color, about 5 minutes.

  2. Bring a small saucepan of water to a boil. Add hot dogs; cook for 3 minutes. Drain.

  3. Cut each hot dog into 8 rounds.

  4. Pour nacho cheese sauce into the saucepan. Cook over low heat until cheese is heated through, 3 to 5 minutes.

  5. Arrange pretzel crackers on a serving platter; top each with 1 hot dog round. Spoon onion over hot dogs. Drizzle cheese sauce over onion. Garnish with bacon bits.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

352 Calories
14g Fat
50g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 352
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 1847mg 80%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 130mg 10%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 94mg 2%

* 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.