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Halloween Frankenweenie Hot Dogs, a delightfully spooky snack

Halloween Frankenweenie Hot Dogs Recipe

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Kids of all ages will love these frankenstein hot dogs for Halloween made from simple household ingredients.
Servings 8 servings
Calories 224
Author Cheryl Najafi


  • 8 hot dogs
  • 8 hot dog buns
  • 8 pretzel sticks
  • 1 mozzarella cheese sticks
  • mustard or your favorite condiments
  • wooden skewers


  • Boil hot dogs per package instructions.
  • Carefully char one end of each hot dog over open flame.
  • Cut mozzarella cheese into small slices; arrange on hot dog to create stitches.
  • Place each hot dog in the microwave for 15-20 seconds to melt "stitches" to the hot dog.
  • Create hole through middle of hot dog about a third of the way from the top using wooden skewer.
  • Remove skewer, insert pretzel stick through hole to create neck bolts (snap off any excess pretzel).
  • Spray inside of buns with cooking spray and toast in a dry skillet. Place hot dogs in buns.
  • Apply mustard eyes, a relish skirt, ketchup or sriracha mouth or your favorite condiment. Serve and enjoy!


I love it when my kids can play with their food...well, you know what I mean.


Calories: 224kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 680mg | Potassium: 59mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 2g