Mad Dogs

Mad Dogs

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"Mad dogs were my favorite kid food, and they're fun to make. Good quality hot dogs are slit open, stuffed with cheese, and wrapped with a slice of bacon. They're great with or without a bun, and you can try them with ketchup, mustard and onions. "
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Ingredients

30 m servings 478 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 478 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 44 g
  • 68%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.5g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 19 g
  • 38%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 93 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium:
  • 1106 mg
  • 44%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * 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.

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Using a knife, make a slit along the entire length of the hot dog that's about 3/4 of the way through the hot dog. Break the cheese slice into 2 pieces and stuff each piece into the slit in the dog. Wrap the bacon slice around the hot dog in a spiral fashion, then secure all with a toothpick. Place on a cookie sheet or baking dish.
  3. Bake at 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) for 11 to 15 minutes, or until bacon is crisp.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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Great recipe! Brought back old memories for me, also. I am the chef & Aunt in a busy household with my brother, his wife and their 5 kids. I mention that because my sister-in-law wasn't too fond...

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I loved these with the bacon removed AFTER baking its juices in. If you LOVE hot dogs, try this recipe!

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Great recipe! Brought back old memories for me, also. I am the chef & Aunt in a busy household with my brother, his wife and their 5 kids. I mention that because my sister-in-law wasn't too fond...

i like this recipe so did my neice, the only thing was that the bacon didn't get cripsy like i thought. It could be because i used thicker bacon, maybe next will use regular bacon. I did put i...

I made these for a 4th of July cookout and they were a huge hit! I used beef hot dogs and american cheese. I also used pre-cooked bacon. Instead of wrapping and securing the bacon, I just pla...

We had these when I was a kid too, but we called them Swanky Frankies. I loved the suggestion about pre-cooking the bacon. Nothing can gross a kid out quicker than undercooked bacon.

This was a childhood treat that my wife and I decided to splurge with. We pre-cooked the bacon a bit, and it came out of the oven crispy and delicious. Add a trail of mustdard down the slit wi...

Nice change from plain old hot dogs. Quick and easy too.

I grew up with these too! We called them,pigs in a blanket! The only thing we did different, was to add a squirt of ketchup or mustard into slits with the cheese and wrapped with bacon. Then we ...

I loved these with the bacon removed AFTER baking its juices in. If you LOVE hot dogs, try this recipe!

Followed the recipe exactly as written but will do it a bit differently next time. Bacon was undercooked. I'll precook the bacon.

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