Bandito Slow Cooker Chili Dogs Recipe -
Bandito Slow Cooker Chili Dogs  Recipe
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Bandito Slow Cooker Chili Dogs

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"I have taken this to potlucks in the past and people really love it! My family loves it too. Not the stuff of 5-star restaurants, but for my family this is comfort food! Take care with the type of hot dogs you buy because some of the really inexpensive ones have so much water in them it will make the sauce very thin."

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Original recipe makes 20 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    4 hrs

    4 hrs 15 mins


  1. Place hot dogs in a slow cooker. Mix chili, Cheddar cheese soup, ketchup, and chopped green chilies in a bowl and pour over hot dogs. Cover cooker and set to Low; cook 4 to 5 hours (can cook longer if desired).
  2. Serve hot dogs on buns topped with a large spoonful of chili, 1 teaspoon of chopped onion, 1 tablespoon of shredded Cheddar cheese, and about 2 tablespoons crushed corn chips.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 27, 2012

This recipe is just great! Don't change a thing. The soup sounds as though it would not be a good addition, but it has to be part of the revipe. I just served it to five hungry guys and they each ate three. Thank you for this recipe. It's a keeper!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 03, 2013

This looked terrible and tasted even worse. Seriously do not bother with this recipe, it's gross.


10 Ratings

Apr 19, 2013

I've taken this recipe to 2 or 3 potlucks at work so far and am considering doing it again for another one next week. This is a very easy, economical and popular dish for potlucks and I have never had any left over. You will need a slotted spoon for serving as the sauce is quite runny. No biggie though 'cause the chili dogs taste really good.

Jan 11, 2014

Did this today and was great for party took advice and added another can of Hormel chili. Added fixings on side and not a drop left. Did turn slow cooker down as started to crust up after 2hrs. Turned to warm and was perfect. Teens LOVED it!!

Aug 28, 2012

Easy and delish!!

Oct 30, 2014

YUM! My kids loved this and my daughter doesn't usually like chili dogs. This was a huge hit and very easy to make. Definitely will make it again. We did omit the green chilies and we used crushed chili flavored corn chips as that was all we had.

Jan 16, 2014

Best chili cheese dogs ever! I cut the recipe down to only feed myself and use the leftover sauce for Frito Pie. Delish! I can't understand how anyone would give this one star.

Jan 04, 2014

I started with a pound of Velveeta cheese and a large can of chili con carne. I also added a sprinkle of chipotle powder instead of the green chilies. This was pretty good. I also did not use the crock pot, too Hungry! LOL This makes a Great dip btw! Thanks Sooz:)


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  • Calories
  • 385 kcal
  • 19%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 33.1 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 39 mg
  • 13%
  • Fat
  • 21.4 g
  • 33%
  • Fiber
  • 2.1 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 14.7 g
  • 29%
  • Sodium
  • 1172 mg
  • 47%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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