10 Hot Dog and Brat Recipes for Summer

Enjoy these ten hot dogs and brats recipe ideas all summer long at your weekend cookouts!

This past weekend, we enjoyed a variety of hot dogs packed with chili, salsa, ketchup, mustard, relish, and jalapeƱos while we sipped on cold beer and watched the fireworks over the lake. We definitely had a Fourth of July weekend filled with delicious food and had our fair share of cookout goodies, but even though the holiday is over, summer is still in full swing and that means plenty of time to enjoy tasty cookout bites every weekend by the BBQ!

Today, I'm sharing ten different brat and hot dog recipe ideas for you to try all summer long (including these delicious,  pad thai fry dogs from Taste and See blog shown above!) 
Hot Dog and Brat Recipes for Summer

All of these hot dog and brat-related recipes are perfect for your weekend cookouts, barbecues, and weeknight dinners! Be sure to visit their blogs for the full recipes and instructions--save all of the recipes you want to try to Facebook and Pinterest for safe keeping!

Easy Bacon-Wrapped Hot Dogs from  Mommy's Home Cooking

Ultimate Chili Dogs from  Renee's Kitchen Adventures

Sweet & Sticky Copycat J Dawgs Hot Dog Sauce from  House of Nash Eats

Mexican Style Hot Dogs from  Say Grace

Spiral Hot Dog on a Stick from  Our Mini Family

Braised Brats with Apples and Onions from  Flavor Mosaic

Hot Dog Toppings 5 Ways from  Two Lucky Spoons

Cowboy Dogs & Homemade Hot Dog Sauce from  Eat it and Say Yum

Buffalo, Blue Cheese, and Bacon Hot Dogs from  Cupcakes and Kale Chips

Pad Thai Fry Dog from  Taste and See

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  1. We love eating hot dogs and brats! It's on our bi-weekly menu all the time. I love all these creative ideas, because sometimes I want to jazz up my boring hot dog or brat!

  2. Wow those hotdogs look like they are packed full of flavour. I would love to make a veggie version using quorn and what a great Paypal giveaway as well x

  3. You have some yummy ideas on here! We love Completos from Chile - lots of different things you can add to a dog that make it amazing! No boring hot dogs at our house!

  4. I love hot dogs. However its rare that I have brats and buns at the same time in my house. But when we do we go to town with them. haha. I am so tempted to make the sticky sauce for our hot dogs next time.

  5. I'm a turkey dog eater and more of a traditionalist (ketchup and mustard only), but I see a few here that even I would try! My favorite is the spiral dogs on a stick.


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