Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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Sausage Breadsticks

Bring out the kid in everyone by preparing pigs-in-a-blanket with sausage links and refrigerated breadsticks. This old-fashioned finger food is a fun addition to a breakfast buffet. Or make a heaping plateful for a snack.

Indiana-Style Corn Dogs

6 reviews

One of the best parts of the many fairs and festivals in Indiana is the corn dogs! My family loves...

Creepy-Crawly Bugs

6 reviews

Who wouldn't want to eat our cute little bugs? Quick and easy prep and undeniable kid appeal make these a...

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Farmhouse Chili Dogs

We host lots of hay rides, picnics, hot dog roasts and ice cream socials on our farm, and these chili...

Dogs in a Sweater

8 reviews

For a new twist on an old favorite, try these skewered hot dogs wrapped with breadstick dough and baked. They're...

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Scalloped Potatoes ‘n’ Franks

"This kid-pleasing combination was requested often when our children were young," assures Sandra Scheirer of Mertztown, Pennsylvania. "Now that they're...

Mini Hot Dogs ‘n’ Meatballs

12 reviews

Hot appetizers don't come much easier than this recipe. It's so popular I usually double the recipe if I have...

Party Franks

3 reviews

These tiny, tangy appetizers have broad appeal. I prepare them often for holiday gatherings, weddings and family reunions. They're convenient...

Hot Dogs with Chili Beans

1 review

This was a recipe my mom used often when I was growing up. These hot dogs were a favorite summertime...

Chicago-Style Hot Dogs

1 review

I decided to give a Chicago-style dog a healthy twist for my family. Our kids love it. You can use...

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Hot Dog Mummies with Honey Mustard Dip

3 reviews

These flaky mummy sandwiches are instant party hits! The accompanying mustard dip adds just the right kick.

Beefy Chili Dogs

2 reviews

For years, people have told me I make the best hot dog chili out there. It’s timeless, it’s family-friendly, and...

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Hot Dogs ‘n’ Rice

When my husband was a child, his mother made this economical entree during the lean times. It never failed to...

Hot Dog Pie

10 reviews

A co-worker who loves hot dogs shared this recipe with me. Baked in a purchased pastry shell, the pie is...

Sloppy Joe Dogs

15 reviews

There are so many different ways to top a hot dog, but this tasty sloppy joe version beats them all!...

Miniature Corn Dogs

6 reviews

Fun-sized corn dogs add a little "wow" factor to any cookout or get-together. Kids and adults equally love them, so...

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Hot Dog Casserole

33 reviews

When our children were small and I was busy trying to get done all those extra things that are part...

Brats with Sauerkraut

13 reviews

I’ve made many variations of this excellent main dish. It would be popular at a party or potluck. The bratwurst...

Rhode Island Hot Wieners

4 reviews

Many Rhode Islanders spell "wiener" with an ei and serve theirs all the way with meat sauce, mustard, onion and...

Chili Coney Dogs

43 reviews

From the youngest kids to the oldest adults, everyone in our family loves these hot dogs. Inspired by the classic...

Pigs in a Blanket with Homemade Dough

8 reviews

Pigs in a Blanket were a natural choice for serving at my farm animal them meal. I filled the hot...

Mini Corn Dogs

11 reviews

For fun flavor, try this mini corn dog snack made with cornmeal dough. Serve a tangy dipping sauce. —Geralyn Harrington,...

Coney Dogs

My mom and I always make these top dogs for get-togethers. Leftovers are no problem—there never are any! —Donna Sternthal,...

Old-Fashioned Coney Hot Dog Sauce

3 reviews

Camping and hot dogs go hand in hand. Roast some up over the fire, then top with this irresistible one-pot...

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Corn Dog Casserole

58 reviews

Reminiscent of traditional corn dogs, this fun main dish really hits the spot on fall days. It's perfect for the...

Cincinnati Chili Dogs

7 reviews

My in-laws are from Ohio, so we have Cincinnati chili at many of our family gatherings. I spiced up this...

BBQ Brats

5 reviews

In Wisconsin, brats are a food group! We are always looking for new ways to cook them. This recipe is...

Hungarian Hot Dogs

1 review

Each American city dishes up hot dogs with its own combination of toppings. Toledo is no exception. We came up...

Hot Dog Sliders with Mango-Pineapple Salsa

1 review

For parties, we shrink down lots of foods, including these quick hot dogs, to slider size. Pile on the easy...

Mexican Hot Dogs

2 reviews

My stepmom was born in Mexico and introduced us to hot dogs with avocado and bacon. We were instantly hooked....