Hot Dog Speed Racer Recipe

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Hot Dog Speed Racer Recipe
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Hot Dog Speed Racer Recipe

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These hot dogs zoom off the plate when turned into mini racecars. Let kids customize them with a few simple tricks. — Jenni Sharp, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
MAKES:
1 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
1 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 hot dog bun, split
  • 6 pretzel sticks, divided
  • 4 sweet pickle slices
  • 4 slices ripe olives
  • 2 hot dogs, cooked, divided
  • 1 miniature pretzel
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1/2 colossal ripe olive
  • 2 slices miniature pepperoni

Directions

Place bun on a plate, cut side up. For each wheel, insert a pretzel stick partway into bun; attach a pickle and olive slice.
Cut a slit 1 in. from the end of a hot dog; insert miniature pretzel for steering wheel. Place in bun.
Cut remaining hot dog in half for the driver (save remaining half for another use); insert a pretzel stick halfway into
the cut end.
Place mustard in a food-safe plastic bag; cut a small hole in a corner of bag. Pipe face onto driver. Insert driver behind steering wheel. Place olive half on driver for helmet.
Break remaining pretzel stick in half; place on steering wheel for arms. Using mustard, attach pepperoni slices for headlights. Serve immediately. Yield: 1 serving.
Originally published as Hot Dog Speed Racer in Taste of Home February/March 2014

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 394 calories, 24g fat (9g saturated fat), 39mg cholesterol, 1213mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 13g protein.

  • 1 hot dog bun, split
  • 6 pretzel sticks, divided
  • 4 sweet pickle slices
  • 4 slices ripe olives
  • 2 hot dogs, cooked, divided
  • 1 miniature pretzel
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1/2 colossal ripe olive
  • 2 slices miniature pepperoni
  1. Place bun on a plate, cut side up. For each wheel, insert a pretzel stick partway into bun; attach a pickle and olive slice.
  2. Cut a slit 1 in. from the end of a hot dog; insert miniature pretzel for steering wheel. Place in bun.
  3. Cut remaining hot dog in half for the driver (save remaining half for another use); insert a pretzel stick halfway into
  4. the cut end.
  5. Place mustard in a food-safe plastic bag; cut a small hole in a corner of bag. Pipe face onto driver. Insert driver behind steering wheel. Place olive half on driver for helmet.
  6. Break remaining pretzel stick in half; place on steering wheel for arms. Using mustard, attach pepperoni slices for headlights. Serve immediately. Yield: 1 serving.
Originally published as Hot Dog Speed Racer in Taste of Home February/March 2014

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sugarcrystal User ID: 5836839 124737
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2014

"This is such a cute idea! I'm sharing this recipe with my cousin, as she has 2 boys that love race cars!"

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