Squirmy Wormy Sandwiches
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 1 package (16 ounces) hot dogs
- 1 tablespoon canola oil
- 1/2 cup ketchup
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon spicy brown mustard
- Dash Liquid Smoke, optional
- 6 hamburger buns, split
- Cut each hot dog into eight strips. In a large skillet, saute hot dogs in oil until golden brown.
- Stir in the ketchup, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, mustard and, if desired, Liquid Smoke; heat through. Serve on buns.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 417 calories, 27g fat (10g saturated fat), 42mg cholesterol, 1259mg sodium, 31g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 13g protein.
Apr 26, 2020
Not only are these guys cute and fun, but they are also simple and delicious.
Nov 12, 2017
Very cute, quick and easy recipe for a Halloween themed dinner.
Oct 29, 2015
This was a great recipe for kids! My two (7 and 3) LOVED the idea. My husband and I aren't hot dog fans so I split a couple of brats for us and it worked great also. As mentioned by other reviewers, I cut out the canola as I didn't find it necessary but everything else worked great. Would be perfect for a Halloween Party main - especially for children.
Oct 1, 2015
I am going to have that at halloween.
Mar 31, 2013
These were super easy and the kids liked them, though I wasn't sure if I only found them okay due to the hot dogs or barbecue sauce or what. You really can't beat how quick and easy it is, especially if you've got kids to feed!
Oct 27, 2011
5 stars for Halloween
Oct 27, 2011
Fun and tasty! It is a bit of work to slice the hotdogs into worms but I loved it. Use regular dogs and not the old fashioned. Great recipe too if you served in bites instead of worms to adults as a party appetizer. No need for canola oil, as hotdogs will produce their own fat in a hot pan. I removed the extra fat and then added the Squirm Sauce to finish. I did not use liquid smoke (horrible stuff). Lea and Perrins W sauce worked well with this.
Oct 27, 2011
Eeeeewwwww!!! Soooo ghastly gross and realistic!!! Great recipe!!! Woooooooooooo!!!
Oct 18, 2010
My 5 year old and I made this last year for Halloween and I'm looking forward to it again this year.
Oct 26, 2009
We found a similar idea several years ago using just the hot dogs and grilling the strips so they had lines on them. Once they're curled, just keep them warm in a crock pot. Add "blood" (ketchup) or "puss" (mustard) or "ground lizzard tails" (relish), or hot dog chili sauce on them in a regular hot dog bun. Definately a hit with all ages! A really fun twist on the always popular hot dog!We even boiled them one year with green food coloring- very strange! LOL! The grilled had the best flavor.