25 Hot Dogs That Went Above And Beyond

A+ dogs. Gold stars all around.

1. Loaded Cheddar Hot Dogs

Extra credit awarded for bacon bits. Get the recipe.

ID: 3062329

2. Banh Mi Hot Dogs

Everything a sophisticated dog could want: cucumber, pickled carrots, cilantro, jalapeño and peanuts. Get the recipe.

ID: 3062978

3. Mac ‘n’ Cheese Dogs

Hello, lover. Get the recipe.

ID: 3064995

4. Slow Cooker Chili Cheese Dogs

These are great for a big group, since you can cook the dogs right IN the chili and let guests go fish for their own. Get the recipe.

ID: 3063135

5. Jalapeño Pretzel Dogs with Cheddar Beer Sauce

If a hot dog believes it can be a pretzel, who are you to deny its dreams? Get the recipe.

ID: 3062070

6. Honey Mustard Slaw Dog

Shredding it. Get the recipe.

ID: 3062913

7. Buffalo Hot Dogs

Blue cheese, celery bits, spicy buffalo mayo, and a drizzle of Frank’s for good measure. Get the recipe.

ID: 3062491

8. Reuben Hot Dogs

Wrapped in pastrami, buried in swiss and sauerkraut, and good enough for anybody’s bubbe. Get the recipe.

ID: 3063081

9. Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeño Hot Dogs

The love child of a jalapeño popper and a hot dog. Get the recipe.

ID: 3062348

10. Tot Dog

Tots, cheese sauce, sour cream, and bacon. Get ten more awesome topping ideas here.

ID: 3063232

11. Pulled Pork Hot Dogs with Broccoli Slaw

It must be good for you if it involves broccoli, right? (RIGHT?) Get the recipe.

ID: 3063252

12. Texas Corn Dogs

Corn chili + Fritos. Well, alrighty. Get the recipe.

ID: 3063370

13. Crunchy Nacho Crescent Dogs

Wrap a hot dog and a piece of American cheese inside a piece of crescent roll dough. Now roll them in crushed tortilla chips, bake, and congratulate yourself on being a genius. Get the recipe.

ID: 3100359

14. Hawaiian Hot Dogs with Mango Salsa

Who needs a vacation when you’ve got tropical dogs? Get the recipe.

ID: 3064418

15. Green Chile Mole Hot Dogs

A little bit of peanut butter is the secret ingredient in this spicy mole. Get the recipe.

ID: 3063684

16. Sloppy Dogs

Joe? Who’s Joe? Get the recipe.

ID: 3065347

17. Homemade Corn Dogs

Step aside, state fair. Get the recipe.

ID: 3100324

18. Sriracha Guacamole Hot Dogs

If you’re gonna have guac, make it hot guac. Get the recipe.

ID: 3063457

19. Coney Island Hot Dogs

That’s a dog with chili, onions and mustard, to you. Get the recipe.

ID: 3065077

20. BLT Hot Dogs with Caraway Remoulade

Your favorite sandwich just got dog’d. Get the recipe.

ID: 3065138

21. French Onion Hot Dogs

Tres chic. Get the recipe.

ID: 3065562

22. Yum Dogs

What could go wrong with a bacon-wrapped dog nestled in a pile of Asian-style slaw? Honestly, nothing. Get the recipe.

ID: 3065271

23. Mexican Hot Dogs

We’re talking avocado, cilantro, cheese and chipotle mayo. Get the recipe.

ID: 3064896

24. Hot Dogs with Kimchi Relish

Finally, a good excuse to throw out the weird little jar of pickle relish that’s been languishing in your fridge. You won’t need it anymore. Get the recipe.

ID: 3065314

25. Cowboy Hot Dogs

Onion, bacon, cheddar, barbecue sauce and more. Get the recipe.

ID: 3065311

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