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Mini Corn Dogs Recipe
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Mini Corn Dogs Recipe

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For fun flavor, try this snack of cornmeal dough around mini hot dogs with a tangy dipping sauce. —Geralyn Harrington, Floral Park, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1-2/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup cornmeal
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons cold butter
  • 1 tablespoon shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • 24 miniature hot dogs
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup prepared mustard
  • 1 tablespoon molasses

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3 each) equals 328 calories, 15 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 58 mg cholesterol, 897 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 9 g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first four ingredients. Cut in butter and shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Beat egg and milk; stir into dry ingredients until a soft dough forms.
  2. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead 6-8 times or until smooth. Roll out to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with a 2-1/4-in. biscuit cutter. Fold each dough circle over a hot dog and press edges to seal (dough will be sticky). Place on greased baking sheets.
  3. Bake at 450° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. In an small bowl, combine the sauce ingredients. Serve with corn dogs. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Mini Corn Dogs in Taste of Home October/November 1999, p64

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3 each) equals 328 calories, 15 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 58 mg cholesterol, 897 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 9 g protein.

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Reviewed Aug. 24, 2014

"Decided to try these because it had great reviews. I took the advice of others, did more cornmeal less flour, add some mustard and a little sugar, and cheese inside. Me and my kids did not think these were very good. Too much Bread and bread taste. Bland. I think I will stick to traditional corn dogs."

Reviewed Jul. 18, 2014

"These are very good and everyone really likes them. I cut regular sized hot dogs to make the mini-corn dogs, and I added a little piece of cheese to each one. I didn't make the honey-mustard sauce."

Reviewed Jun. 3, 2014

"My family loved these! I liked them because they were fairly easy to make and a great, healthier alternative to regular corn dogs. I used turkey dogs as another reviewer as suggested (8 of them cut into thirds). I didn't try the sauce, but will do so next time."

Reviewed Mar. 3, 2014

"These were very good. My grandchildren, who are corn dog connoisseurs, liked them very much. I used 1 cup of regular flour and 1 cup of cornmeal to make sure they were 'corn-doggy' enough. The mini-hot dogs I used were spicy which added to the entire flavor. I liked the honey mustard sauce, although the kids weren't going to touch it."

Reviewed Aug. 23, 2013

"I thought the breading was bland. It needed a little ground mustard or a pinch of cayenne. Maybe just a bit of sugar. Ooo, or shredded cheese. Yep, that would have helped. But my kids ate them and they were simple to throw together (although I needed lots of extra flour to get the dough to where I could barely work with it). Overall, they were fair."

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