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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!

Best Chili Dog Recipe

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 425kcal
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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  • 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


  • Preheat oven to 375
  • Place olive oil in a large non-stick skillet or griddle over medium-high heat.
  • Place hot dog buns, inside side down, on skillet just long enough to toast the buns.
  • 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.
  • Place a hot dog into each bun.
  • Top the hot dogs and buns generously with chili and then top with the remaining 2 cups cheese.
  • Cover with foil and bake for 30 minutes.
  • To make them even toastier, you can remove foil and broil for another 3-4 minutes, being careful not to burn the buns.
  • Allow to cool at least 5 minutes before serving.
  • Enjoy!



Calories: 425kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 921mg | Potassium: 277mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 590IU | Vitamin C: 55.2mg | Calcium: 316mg | Iron: 2.6mg