Classic with a Twist: Smoky Maple Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs

Picture yourself at a summer barbecue, the sun shining, friends and family gathered around, and the sizzle of the grill filling the air. Now, imagine taking the classic hot dog and giving it a smoky, maple-infused twist. That’s exactly what you’ll get with our Smoky Maple Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs. These mouthwatering delights are a perfect blend of nostalgia and innovation, making them a crowd-pleaser at any cookout.

Ingredients

  • 4 plump hot dog sausages
  • 8 slices of smoky bacon
  • 4 hot dog buns
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup diced red onions
  • 1/4 cup diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

Instructions

  1. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat and oil the grates to prevent sticking.
  2. Wrap each hot dog sausage with two slices of smoky bacon, securing them with toothpicks.
  3. Place the bacon-wrapped hot dogs on the grill and cook, turning occasionally, until the bacon is crispy and the sausages are heated through, about 10-12 minutes.
  4. In a small saucepan, combine the maple syrup and barbecue sauce. Heat over low heat until warmed through, stirring to blend the flavors.
  5. Toast the hot dog buns on the grill until lightly browned.
  6. Remove the toothpicks from the bacon-wrapped hot dogs and place them in the toasted buns.
  7. Drizzle the maple barbecue sauce over the hot dogs, then sprinkle with shredded cheddar cheese, diced red onions, diced tomatoes, and chopped cilantro.
  8. Serve immediately, and enjoy your Smoky Maple Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 12 minutes

Total Time: 22 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

These Smoky Maple Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs are a delightful twist on a classic favorite, combining the smokiness of bacon with the sweetness of maple syrup. They are the perfect addition to your summer barbecue menu and are sure to be a hit with friends and family.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 380, Fat: 24g, Carbohydrates: 25g, Protein: 15g

Picture your next cookout with friends and family, the enticing aroma of bacon and maple wafting through the air as you grill these delicious hot dogs. As you take your first bite, the crispy bacon and sweet maple syrup meld with the juicy hot dog, creating a flavor explosion that will leave your taste buds dancing. The savory cheddar cheese, zesty onions, and fresh tomatoes add the perfect finishing touch. These Smoky Maple Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs are not just a twist on a classic; they are a taste sensation that will have everyone asking for seconds. So, fire up the grill and get ready to enjoy a barbecue favorite like never before!