Ultimate Oven-Baked Loaded Hot Dogs 2023



  • Hot dogs
  • 8 hot dog buns
  • 1 can of chili
  • 1/2 an onion, diced
  • Cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Mayonnaise
  • Mustard
  • Sweet relish


  1. Preheat the Oven:
    • Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Magical Bun Preparation:
    • Line the insides of the hot dog buns with a generous layer of mayonnaise.
    • Spoon sweet relish into each bun, embracing the magical softening effect.
  3. Mustard and Ketchup Harmony:
    • Evenly add a stripe of mustard to each bun. If you like, add a touch of ketchup for an extra layer of flavor.
  4. Load Up the Baking Pan:
    • Place the mayo and relish-lined hot dog buns into a 13×9″ baking pan.
    • Fill each bun with a hot dog, ensuring a snug fit.
  5. Top with Flavor Explosions:
    • Generously spoon chili over each hot dog, allowing it to cascade down the sides.
    • Sprinkle a generous amount of shredded cheddar cheese over the chili.
    • Scatter diced onions on top, creating a flavor-packed crown for each hot dog.
  6. Bake to Perfection:
    • Cover the baking pan with aluminum foil to lock in the flavors and ensure even cooking.
    • Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes, letting the hot dogs soak up the savory goodness.
  7. Unveil the Deliciousness:
    • Carefully remove the baking pan from the oven using oven mitts.
    • Uncover the hot dogs, revealing the melted cheese and savory toppings.
  8. Serve with Style:
    • Use a spatula to lift the loaded hot dogs from the pan onto serving plates.
  9. Customize and Enjoy:
    • Invite everyone to customize their hot dogs with additional toppings like jalapeños, diced tomatoes, or a drizzle of hot sauce.
  10. Savor the Magic:
    • Delight in the magical combination of soft, flavorful buns, savory hot dogs, gooey cheese, and a symphony of toppings.

Enjoy your Ultimate Oven-Baked Loaded Hot Dogs – a symphony of flavors and textures in every delicious bite!