Pull Apart Hot Dog Bites

A batch of Hot Dog Bites being served on the tray they were cooked on along with a bowl of ketchup and mustard for dipping.

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.

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Holding up a single cooked hot dog bite.
These hot dog bites are super easy and super tasty. Effectively they are just hot dogs wrapped in puff pastry.
Just taken out the BBQ, these hot dog bites have had the puff pastry expand and cooked to golden brown.
Starting just touching, the puff pastry has space to expand yet still be disconnected enough to easily pull apart.
Ariel view down onto the tray of hot dog bites with their red hotdog centers and golden brown puffed pastry.
These pull apart hot dog bites look surprisingly impressive considering how easy they are to make.
Looking across a row of golden brown pull apart hot dog bites on tin foil.
Bake the hot dog bites until the puff pastry is golden brown and puffed.
A batch of Hot Dog Bites being served on the tray they were cooked on along with a bowl of ketchup and mustard for dipping.
With only two ingredients these hot dog bites are quick and easy to make. Perfect as a pre-dinner finger food.

Pull Apart Hot Dog Bites Recipe

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A batch of Hot Dog Bites being served on the tray they were cooked on along with a bowl of ketchup and mustard for dipping.
With only two ingredients these pull apart hot dog bites are a great finger food option with familiar flavors to impress the whole family.
Preparation 10 minutes
Cook 15 minutes
Ready in 25 minutes
Servings 6 Servings
CourseAppetizer
InfluenceGlobal
DifficultyBeginner
MethodBake
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Ingredients

  • 4 hot dogs
  • 2 sheets pre-made puff pastry (defrosted)
  • ½ cup ketchup to serve
  • 1/2 cup mustard to serve

Equipment

  • baking tray

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Information

Sodium: 409mgCalcium: 15mgVitamin C: 1mgVitamin A: 1IUSugar: 1gFiber: 1gPotassium: 94mgCholesterol: 14mgCalories: 524kcalMonounsaturated Fat: 20gPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 9gFat: 36gProtein: 9gCarbohydrates: 42gIron: 3mg

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