Create-Your-Own Hot Dog Bar!

Just in time for National Hot Dog Day on July 22nd, we shared four of our favorite recipes that were featured on Good Morning Arizona. If you are a hot dog lover like us, we’ve got you covered on what to have at your create-your-own hot dog bar!


The set-up is simple, you’ll want to arrange a buffet-style station with hot dogs, toppings and anything else you think your guests will like. Each item at your bar should be labeled so guests know exactly what they are choosing.



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You will want an assortment of different toppings and fixings so guests can get creative!



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Cheese: Cheddar, Monetary Jack, Nacho Cheese, American, four cheese blend


Veggies: Tomatoes, Lettuce, Jalapenos, Peppers, Diced Onions, Pickles


Toppings: Cole Slaw, Sauerkraut, Bacon bits, Chili


Condiments: Ketchup, Mustard, Relish, BBQ sauce


Of course no hot dog bar is complete without snacks! Tortilla chips, Potato chips, Pretzels are some of our favorites.


If you want to add some sides to your bar, baked beans, mac and cheese, corn on the cob and potato salad are great options for your plate.



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With all the ingredients, your guests might be overwhelmed to find the perfect flavor combination. We’ve rounded up some of the classic hot dog combinations!


-Chili Cheese Dog: with chili, four-cheese blend and nacho cheese


-Chicago style: with yellow mustard, onions, relish, pickles and tomato slices


-New York style: with Sauerkraut, onions, yellow mustard


-All American: with yellow mustard, ketchup, relish and onions


-Bean dog: with baked beans, bacon bits, onions, and yellow mustard



Bonus tip: If you are feeling a bit competitive, you can even make it a contest! Whoever makes the most creative hot dog wins a prize.