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How to Bake Hot Dogs

Learn how to bake hot dogs – this method of cooking is the best way to prepare a juicy hot dog! Use this great recipe for family movie nights or easy weeknight dinners.

Baked hot dogs on a baking sheet.

Baking makes for the best hot dogs! It’s the perfect way to lock in the delicious beef flavour and cook a number of hot dogs quickly.

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With just a baking dish and a hot oven, you can create oven baked chili dogs, corn dogs, crescent roll dogs and so much more. Creating comfort food that the whole family loves is easy with a quick hot dog bake.

Baked hot dogs on a baking sheet.

How to Bake a Hot Dog:

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Supplies:

Weiners in the wrappers.

Ingredients:

  • 12 all beef hot dogs
  • 12 hot dog buns
Weiners in a container before they are baked.

We love these all beef wieners from Harvest, the are packaged with an individual protective wrapper that needs to be removed before cooking. You may use your favorite brand of hot dog, just be sure to remove the natural casing from the dogs.

Weiners laid out on a tray to bake into hot dogs.

Directions:

1. Pre heat oven to 350 degrees F.

2. Cover a baking sheet in aluminum foil.

Note: this step is optional but helps to make clean up a breeze!

3. Place the hot dogs on the sheet. Leave space between the dogs for even baking.

Note: optionally the hot dogs can be pierced with a fork or cut with a knife before baking. This helps to fully bake the dog quickly.

Hot dogs in the oven to bake.

4. Cook for 15 minutes in the oven.

Hot dogs on a baking tray.

5. Use tongs to handle each dog, serve warm on a toasty bun with your favorite condiments.

A side image of the hot dogs after they were baked.

Hosting a summer potluck or friends for game day? Make a double batch of dogs and serve them with potato chips, pasta salad or potato salad for a complete meal.

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

Baked hot dogs on a tray with one in a pair of tongs.

The hard part for me would be choosing which hot dog toppings to pick from. These are some great options that can easily be found in the grocery store…

Hot dog toppings:

Must try hot dog varieties

Baked hot dogs on a baking tray.
Hot dogs on a tray after they were baked.

This is my favorite way to cook hot dogs during the cooler months. While baked hot dog nights are a family favorite, there are plenty of different ways to cook good hot dogs!

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.

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

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How to Bake Hot Dogs

How to Bake Hot Dogs

Learn how to bake hot dogs – this method of cooking is the best way to prepare a juicy hot dog! Use this great recipe for family movie nights or easy weeknight dinners.
4.47 from 13 votes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Author: Heather Painchaud
Servings: 12
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Ingredients

  • 12 all beef hot dogs
  • 12 hot dog buns

Instructions

  • 1. Pre heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • 2. Cover a baking sheet in aluminum foil.
  • 3. Place the hot dogs on the sheet. Leave space between the dogs for even baking.
  • 4. Cook for 15 minutes in the oven.
  • 5. Use tongs to handle each dog, serve warm on a toasty bun with your favorite condiments.

Notes

Optionally the hot dogs can be pierced with a fork or cut with a knife before baking. This helps to fully bake the dog quickly.
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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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