Texas Tommy Hot Dogs

30 minutes are all you need for these grilled hot dogs wrapped in bacon and cheddar cheese.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 8


hot dogs
slices Cheddar cheese
slices bacon
hot dog buns, split

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Cut lengthwise slit in each hot dog, cutting almost but not quite to other side. Cut each cheese slice into 4 strips; insert strips into openings in hot dogs.
  • 2 Wrap each hot dog with slice of bacon; secure with toothpicks.
  • 3 Place hot dogs on grill over medium heat. Cook about 10 minutes, turning often, until bacon is cooked. Add buns, cut sides down, to grill for last 1 to 2 minutes or until toasted.
  • 4 Place hot dogs in toasted buns. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

Kids love a Texas Tommy…they’re perfect for a birthday party.

These hot dogs can be made in the oven instead. Assemble as directed; place in 15x10x1-inch pan. Bake at 400°F for 15 to 20 minutes or until bacon is cooked.