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Texas Tommy Hot Dogs

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  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 8
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30 minutes are all you need for these grilled hot dogs wrapped in bacon and cheddar cheese.
By Bree Hester
Updated Aug 21, 2012
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  • 8 hot dogs
  • 4 slices Cheddar cheese
  • 8 slices bacon
  • 8 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Kids love a Texas Tommy…they’re perfect for a birthday party.
  • tip 2
    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.


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