These bite-size hot dog snacks are totally addictive—and they’re ready in less than 30 minutes.
Chipotle-Bacon Hot Dog Bites
- ⅓ cup packed brown sugar
- ½ tsp chipotle hot sauce, plus more to taste
- 9 strips bacon, halved
- 6 beef hot dogs, cut into thirds
- 2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
- ¼ cup packed brown sugar
- 2 Tbsp soy sauce
- 3 Tbsp whole grain Dijon mustard
- 3 Tbsp honey
Preheat oven to 400°F.
Make bites: Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a small bowl, combine brown sugar and hot sauce. Wrap 1 half-strip bacon around each hot dog piece. Roll in brown sugar mixture. Put bites seam side down on baking sheet. Bake until bacon is crisp, about 20 minutes, turning once.
Meanwhile, make dips: In a small bowl, combine vinegar, brown sugar, and soy sauce. Warm in microwave to melt sugar. In another small bowl, combine mustard and honey. Serve bites with dips.
Makes 18 bites. Per hot dog bite: 110 calories, 11g carbs, 3g protein, 6g fat, 10mg cholesterol, 430mg sodium, 0g fiber