Miniature Corn Dogs

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Cook: 5 min./batch


about 3-1/2 dozen

Updated: Mar. 07, 2023
Fun-sized corn dogs add a little "wow" factor to any cookout or get-together. Kids and adults equally love them, so expect them to disappear fast. —Deb Perry, Bluffton, Indiana
Miniature Corn Dogs Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons cornmeal
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash onion powder
  • 3 tablespoons shortening
  • 3/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1 package (16 ounces) miniature smoked sausages
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • Spicy ketchup
  • Mustard


  1. In a small bowl, combine the flour, cornmeal, baking powder, salt and onion powder; cut in shortening until crumbly. Whisk milk and egg; stir into flour mixture just until moistened. Dip sausages into batter.
  2. In a cast-iron or other heavy skillet, heat oil to 375°. Fry sausages, a few at a time, until golden brown, 2-3 minutes. Drain on paper towels. Serve with ketchup and mustard.

Nutrition Facts

1 mini corn dog: 68 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 136mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.