Chili Dog Recipe (BEST EVER Chili Cheese Dogs)

This Chili Dog Recipe all baked together on a sheet pan is the BEST Chili Dog Recipe ever! These Chili Cheese Dogs topped with the best hot dog chili recipe. If you’re in the mood for comfort food; toasted buns, grilled hot dogs, best ever chili, and of course tons of cheese; this recipe is for you! 

This Chili Dog Recipe all baked together on a sheet pan is the BEST Chili Dog Recipe ever! These Chili Cheese Dogs topped with the best hot dog chili recipe. If you're in the mood for comfort food; toasted buns, grilled hot dogs, best ever chili, and of course tons of cheese; this recipe is for you! 

Best Chili Dog Recipe anyone?! This one is AMAZING!

A good Chili Dog Recipe is something I CRAVE in the Summer Time. There’s something magical that happens when you make chili dogs on a sheet pan. I can’t explain it…just trust me.

Sometimes I have to laugh at this job I have. Don’t get me wrong, I’m SUPER grateful that this passion of mine has turned into a career. I seriously wake up every day excited to figure out what’s next. But some days, I have to laugh that I’m literally taking pictures of Chili Dogs and posting them on the internet, trying to make them look pretty.

Chili dogs aren’t the prettiest thing, you know. But…this is the job. (If you’re looking for our other favorite chilis, be sure to check out our favorite White Chicken Chili as well as this Best Chili Recipe!)This Chili Dog Recipe all baked together on a sheet pan is the BEST Chili Dog Recipe ever! These Chili Cheese Dogs topped with the best hot dog chili recipe. If you're in the mood for comfort food; toasted buns, grilled hot dogs, best ever chili, and of course tons of cheese; this recipe is for you! 

This Chili Dog Recipe all baked together on a sheet pan is the BEST Chili Dog Recipe ever! These Chili Cheese Dogs topped with the best hot dog chili recipe. If you're in the mood for comfort food; toasted buns, grilled hot dogs, best ever chili, and of course tons of cheese; this recipe is for you! 

An amazing Chili Dog topped with the World’s Best Chili Recipe can turn any frown upside down.

No matter what I did to make them look beautiful, they still look like…Chili Dogs. But trust me, this recipe makes the BEST EVER CHILI DOG. There’s really nothing too high tech about them, they’re just delicious.

These Chili Dogs are the ultimate comfort food. Perfect for a quick dinner, game day tailgating, and easy to make for a crowd. Pretty? No. Amazingly crave worthy? YES.

This Chili Dog Recipe all baked together on a sheet pan is the BEST Chili Dog Recipe ever! These Chili Cheese Dogs topped with the best hot dog chili recipe. If you're in the mood for comfort food; toasted buns, grilled hot dogs, best ever chili, and of course tons of cheese; this recipe is for you! 

This Chili Dog Recipe all baked together on a sheet pan is the BEST Chili Dog Recipe ever! These Chili Cheese Dogs topped with the best hot dog chili recipe. If you're in the mood for comfort food; toasted buns, grilled hot dogs, best ever chili, and of course tons of cheese; this recipe is for you! 

Tips for making the BEST Chili Dog Recipe:

So what makes these the Best Ever Chili Dogs? THE BEST CHILI RECIPE of course! My mom’s famous Chili recipe is the ULTIMATE topper for hot dogs. You will not believe how delicious (and easy) that Chili Recipe is. Oh and don’t forget to add a TON of cheese. The more cheese the better! Listen, if you’re going to eat chili dogs you can’t worry about the calories. You just can’t. Save that for another day.

This Chili Dog Recipe all baked together on a sheet pan is the BEST Chili Dog Recipe ever! These Chili Cheese Dogs topped with the best hot dog chili recipe. If you're in the mood for comfort food; toasted buns, grilled hot dogs, best ever chili, and of course tons of cheese; this recipe is for you! 

This Chili Dog Recipe all baked together on a sheet pan is the BEST Chili Dog Recipe ever! These Chili Cheese Dogs topped with the best hot dog chili recipe. If you're in the mood for comfort food; toasted buns, grilled hot dogs, best ever chili, and of course tons of cheese; this recipe is for you! 

So yeah, let’s all laugh that I actually did a photo set up and put my camera on a tripod, then attempted to make the best ever chili dog recipe look beautiful.

Trust me that their sloppy appearance only makes them taste better. These are the type of Best Ever Chili Dogs that require a fork.

This Chili Dog Recipe all baked together on a sheet pan is the BEST Chili Dog Recipe ever! These Chili Cheese Dogs topped with the best hot dog chili recipe. If you're in the mood for comfort food; toasted buns, grilled hot dogs, best ever chili, and of course tons of cheese; this recipe is for you! 

This Chili Dog Recipe completes me. It’s a classic and I hope your family loves it as much as we do!

Looking for an easy Chili recipe to pair with these Chili Dogs? Check out the video below for our 6 Ingredient Lazy Day Chili!

See the recipe card below for full details on how to make Chili Dogs. Enjoy!

This is the BEST EVER CHILI DOG Recipe, topped with the best ever chili. It simply doesn't get more heart warming than this! The perfect comfort food recipe!

Chili Dog Recipe

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 425 kcal
Author: Becky Hardin
This Chili Dog Recipe all baked together on a sheet pan is the BEST Chili Dog Recipe ever! These Chili Cheese Dogs topped with the best hot dog chili recipe. If you’re in the mood for comfort food; toasted buns, grilled hot dogs, best ever chili, and of course tons of cheese; this recipe is for you!
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Ingredients

  • 8 hot dog buns
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil or spray
  • 8 bun length hot dogs
  • 2 cups Chili Click for our fave recipe!
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded Mexican Blend Cheese divided
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion chopped (optional)
  • 1/2 cup freshly chopped cilantro optional
  • ketchup and mustard to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375
  2. Place olive oil in a large non-stick skillet or griddle over medium-high heat.
  3. Place hot dog buns, inside side down, on skillet just long enough to toast the buns.
  4. Place hot dog buns on a baking sheet with high sides or casserole dish. Sprinkle onions, cilantro, and desired amount of ketchup and mustard into each bun. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup cheese.
  5. Place a hot dog into each bun.
  6. Top the hot dogs and buns generously with chili and then top with the remaining 2 cups cheese.
  7. Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  8. To make them even toastier, you can remove foil and broil for another 3-4 minutes, being careful not to burn the buns.
  9. Allow to cool at least 5 minutes before serving.
  10. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Chili Dog Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 425 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27g 42%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Cholesterol 58mg 19%
Sodium 921mg 38%
Potassium 277mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 27g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 6g
Protein 18g 36%
Vitamin A 11.8%
Vitamin C 66.9%
Calcium 31.6%
Iron 14.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

If you love hot dogs and want to see some gorgeous and delicious hot dog recipes, take a look at these Cuban hot dogs or this chili cheese corn dog casserole.

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Gerry @ Foodness Gracious
Thank you oh glorious internet provider for giving me the means to see these heavenly dogs!!
Linda
That is exactly how we made chili dogs for 6 people. I loved the crispy edges of he buns and dogs that got singed. This brought back some good memories and maybe inspired a new meal for me! Wishes for tasty dishes, Linda
Justine | Cooking and Beer
You are seriously my favorite for posting recipes like this. <3
Michelle @ Blackberry Babe
PERFECT football party food! LOVE!
Mary Ann McCrary
You do know that doctors are saying that hotdogs are the worst thing you can feed anyone
Deb A
Yes! These are the best chili dogs I have come across! Perfect for game day!
Holly @ 3 Yummy Tummies
Only you can make a hotdog pic look beautiful! Great game day recipe!
Davey
These chili dogs look delicious can't wait to try them btw you are one pretty young lady have a nice day.
Walter
Last time I tried making these, all that chili and cheese topping acted as an insulator and the hot dogs never got hot. The buns started drying out. Ended up microwaving them to heat up the hot dog.
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