With only two ingredients these pull apart hot dog bites are a great finger food option with familiar flavors to impress the whole family. Fun for a campout, backyard picnic, or scout troop, you can dip them in sauce or eat them as-is. You can also sprinkle a little bit of cheese on top for a different flavor profile.
Puff pastry can be hard to take camping but works well on the first day. Or if you have an RV with a freezer or are having a backyard BBQ, this is a great option. If puff pastry is not practical for your trip it can be swapped out with easier pastries like shortcrust a basic biscuit dough.
Although hotdogs are typically beef, there is a wide range of options on the market. You can easily find turkey, chicken, and even vegan options. This means this recipe can be modified to appeal to all dietary preferences.
Pull Apart Hot Dog Bites Recipe
- 4 hot dogs
- 2 sheets pre-made puff pastry (defrosted)
- ½ cup ketchup to serve
- 1/2 cup mustard to serve
- baking tray
- Preheat a camp oven or enclosed BBQ to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).
- Cut each sheet of puff pastry in half.
- Lay a hotdog on the pastry and roll around until it just overlaps. Cutaway the remaining puff pastry. Repeat with the remaining hot dogs and puff pastry.
- Take each puff pastry-wrapped hot dog and thinly slice it into rounds about 1/3-inch (1cm) thick.
- Lay the hot dog slices on a paper-lined baking tray. Each round should be just touching the ones next to it.
- Cook in the preheated camp oven until the pastry has puffed and is golden brown, about 12 minutes.
- Let cool slightly before serving, so no one burns their fingers or mouth. These can be served with ketchup and/or mustard for dipping.
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