Chili Cheese Dog Bake

Dive into a delightful fusion of classic comfort foods with this Chili Cheese Dog Bake. Combining the savory flavors of hot dogs, rich chili, and melted cheddar cheese, this dish is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. Perfect for game nights, family gatherings, or when you’re simply craving some hearty indulgence. Ready in under 30 minutes, it’s a quick and delicious way to satisfy those comfort food cravings. Enjoy!

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Chili Cheese Dog Bake

  • Author: Marsha



8 hot dog buns

8 hot dogs

2 cups of chili (canned or homemade)

2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

1/4 cup chopped onions (optional)

1 tablespoon butter, melted

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon parsley flakes (optional for garnish)

Salt and pepper to taste


Preheat Oven: Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).

Prepare Baking Dish: Lightly grease a 9×13-inch baking dish.

Arrange Buns: Open the hot dog buns and lay them flat inside the baking dish, cut side up.

Add Hot Dogs: Place one hot dog inside each bun.

Top with Chili: Spoon chili evenly over each hot dog, ensuring that each one is well-covered.

Sprinkle Cheese: Evenly sprinkle the shredded cheddar cheese over the chili-covered hot dogs.

Add Onions: If you’re using onions, sprinkle them over the cheese.

Prepare Garlic Butter: In a small bowl, mix the melted butter with garlic powder. Brush this mixture over the exposed parts of the hot dog buns.

Bake: Place the baking dish in the preheated oven and bake for about 20-25 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly and the buns are golden brown.

Garnish and Serve: Remove from the oven and sprinkle with parsley flakes if desired. Let it cool for a few minutes, then serve warm.

Serving Suggestions:

  • Pair with a side of coleslaw or potato salad.
  • Serve with a cold beverage like soda or iced tea.

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