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Hot Dog Sliders

 Hot Dog Sliders
An American favorite, hot dogs, turn into a fun treat that is great for a casual party. They get three special treatments in this recipe: Chicago-style, Bavarian and South of the Border.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
42 ServingsPrep: 50 min. + rising Bake: 15 min.


  • 21 frozen bread dough dinner Rolls, thawed
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  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 3/4 teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 3/4 teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 3 tablespoons shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 1 package (16 ounces) miniature smoked sausages
  • 1/3 cup prepared mustard
  • 1/3 cup sweet pickle relish
  • 1/3 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 1/3 cup chopped tomato
  • 2 whole dill pickles, juilienned
  • 1 can (14 ounces) Bavarian sauerkraut, rinsed, drained and chopped
  • 1 small apple, diced
  • 1/3 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup salsa verde
  • 1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro

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Hot Dog Sliders (continued)

Ingredients (continued)

  • 2 teaspoons chopped seeded jalapeno pepper
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime peel


  • Cut each roll in half; roll each into an oblong shape. Arrange in two
  • greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pans. Cover and let rise in a warm
  • place until doubled, about 30 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, whisk egg and water; brush over rolls. Sprinkle a
  • third of the buns with poppy seeds, another third with caraway seeds
  • and the remaining buns with cheese. Bake at 350° for 14-16
  • minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  • Meanwhile, place sausages in a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan.
  • Bake at 350° for 12-14 minutes or until heated through.
  • For Chicago Dogs: Place a sausage in a poppy seed bun. Top with a
  • teaspoonful of mustard, relish, onion and tomato. Repeat. Top each
  • with pickles.
  • For Bavarian Dogs: In a small bowl, combine the sauerkraut, apple,
  • onion and celery. Place a sausage in each caraway seed bun; top with
  • sauerkraut mixture.
  • For Chihuahua Dogs: In a small bowl, combine the salsa, pineapple,
  • cilantro, jalapeno and lime peel. Place a sausage in each cheese
  • bun; top with salsa mixture. Yield: 3-1/2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 hot dog (calculated without toppings) equals 86 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 214 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.