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Coney Island Hot Dog Recipe

Coney Island Hot Dog Recipe

Make the most delicious, iconic chili dogs with this Coney Island hot dog recipe! Perfect for summer time barbecues or movie night with the family.

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What makes Coney Island dogs special?

A coney dog is one served on a soft bun with a delicious meat sauce. Coney island is famous for its chili dog but an authentic coney island hot dog is topped with coney island sauce, diced white onion and shredded cheese.

Coney Island Hot Dog Recipe

The “Coney” was first sold on the boardwalk of Coney Island by a Polish immigrant who founded “Nathans” food chain. The notoriety of this classic coney island dog quickly spread to Brooklyn and throughout the united states.

Coney Island Hot Dog Recipe

The signature meat mixture is like a beanless chili made with hamburger meat and tomato sauce. Its one of those great recipes that has quickly become a family favorite – we serve hot dog sauce on everything!

Coney Island Hot Dog Recipe

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Coney Island Hot Dog Ingredients

Ingredients:

  • 6 all beef hot dogs
  • 6 hot dog buns
  • 2 cups hot dog sauce, prepared
  • Medium white onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, finely shredded
Coney Island Hot Dog Ingredients

These Harvest all beef franks are our favorite hot dogs but any beef dog will do. Remove any natural casings or plastic wrap that may be on the dogs before cooking.

To make the coney sauce simply follow this hot dog sauce recipe. You will need; lean ground beef, yellow onions, tomato sauce, chili powder, brown sugar, salt and black pepper.

The chili sauce is cooked in a large skillet over medium heat before adding it to this coney island hot dog recipe.

How to Bake Hot Dogs Process

Directions:

1. Place the dogs on a sheet pan or in a baking dish.

2. Bake the hot dogs in the oven at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes.

3. Using tongs, place each dog into a fresh bun.

Coney Island Hot Dog Process

4. Top with several tablespoons of the ground beef mixture.

Coney Island Hot Dog Process

5. Add diced onion and sprinkle with cheddar cheese.

This recipe makes 6 chili filled Coney Island dogs.

Coney Island Hot Dog Recipe

While there are many different ways to cook a hot dog, baking is my favorite for perfectly flavorful dogs every time! Here are a few more options…

How long do you cook hot dogs?

  • Hot dogs may be cooked in a slow cooker on high for 2 hours or low for 3-4 hours.
  • When boiling hot dogs cook them for 4-6 minutes. Learn how to boil hot dogs in this post.
  • Hot dogs can be cooked on the BBQ grill for 7-10 minutes.
  • Smoked hot dogs take 60 minutes to cook when smoked at 225 degrees F.
  • Baked hot dogs in the oven take about 15 minutes at 350 degrees F. Learn how to bake hot dogs in this post.
Coney Island Hot Dog Recipe

Leftover hot dogs may be stored in an airtight container for up to one week in the fridge. You can microwave hot dogs to reheat them for later.

Coney Island Hot Dog Recipe

More hot dog topping options:

Coney Island Hot Dog Recipe

Must try hot dog varieties:

Coney Island Hot Dog Recipe

Be sure to check out these 20+ MUST TRY Hot Dog Recipes too!

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Coney Island Hot Dog Recipe

Coney Island Hot Dog Recipe

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Make the most delicious, iconic chili dogs with this Coney Island hot dog recipe! Perfect for summer time barbecues or movie night with the family.

Ingredients

  • 6 all beef hot dogs
  • 6 hot dog buns
  • 2 cups hot dog sauce, prepared
  • Medium white onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, finely shredded

Instructions

1. Place the dogs on a sheet pan or in a baking dish.

2. Bake the hot dogs in the oven at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes.

3. Using tongs, place the dog into a fresh bun.

4. Top with several tablespoons of the ground beef mixture.

5. Add diced onion and sprinkle with cheddar cheese.

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I'm an active mom of twin boys who is always looking for opportunities to inspire creativity through fun crafts, do-it-yourself projects and delicious recipes. This blog has been an integral part of supporting my little family and I am so grateful to have you become a part of our journey! Let's create together... Read more...

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