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These Hot Dogs Will Be The Star Of Your Next BBQ

Let's be frank, there's nothing special about a hot dog. That's why for National Hot Dog Day we had to find a way to transform this simple BBQ staple, and take them to the next level (and now you can too!). These BBQ Bacon Wrapped Cheese Stuffed Hot Dogs are a fun and easy twist on regular dogs. Stuffed with ooey gooey melted cheese, wrapped in crispy bacon and smothered in tangy BBQ sauce, these hot dogs will be the star of your next cookout.

My mouth is already watering just looking at these. They're so easy to make and super delicious. In fact, these hot dogs are so loaded with flavor that you won't need any extra toppings. So, why wait? Try out this simple recipe tonight and change up your hot dogs for the summer, you won't be disappointed!

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  • 8 hot dogs
  • 8 slices of gouda cheese
  • 16 slices bacon, pre-cooked
  • 1/2 cup BBQ sauce
  • 8 hot dog buns, toasted


Preheat grill to low.

Slice each hot dog lengthwise down the middle, but not all the way through. Fill the pocket with cheese.


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Wrap the hot dog with two slices of thin-sliced, pre-cooked bacon. Secure bacon with toothpicks.


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Baste with your favorite BBQ sauce.

Grill on all four sides starting with the cheese facing down. Grill until bacon is crisp, the hot dog is sweating and the cheesy is melted.

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