Pretzel Woven Hot Dogs
This recipe is sure to wow your guests (aka your fam) as you pull it out from the oven. All you have to use is hot dogs and store-bought French bread dough. Start out by creating slices of the dough then start to weave the dogs through it. Here's a tip: Buy the longer dogs for this recipe. They are easier to weave. Tasty and stunning.
Recipe via Tablespoon/Macheesmo
Firecracker Hot Dogs
There is nothing more American than eating a hot dog in the summer! Wrap your dogs in store-bought breadstick dough and bake. Once cool, skewer the top with a piece of star cheese. Enjoy with pride!
Recipe via Kicking it with Kelly
Hot Dog Puppy Dogs
Hot diggity dog, these hot dogs are adorable! It's all about the bread. Use dough to make an oval shape, then make the ears by cutting a portion of it out with a knife. Then bake. Use black beans for the face. Slice and add your hot dog.
Recipe via Taste-of-Japan
This recipe is great for Halloween or any day, really. It's a fun way to add a smile to your kiddo's face. Wrap your hot dog in a store-bought crescent roll to give it a bandaged look. Then bake for 15 minutes. When done, add spooky yellow eyes with mustard and serve with ketchup.
Recipe via Meet the Dubiens
Corn Dog Muffins
Make sure you make a double batch of these babies. These bite-size hot dogs cooked inside of a corn muffin are going to go in a matter of minutes. Basically, you scoop corn muffin mix into a muffin tin and place a piece of a hot dog in the center. Then bake. About 10 minutes later, your kids will be able to dig in to these dogs.
Recipe via Savory Simple
Hot Dog Fairy
Why not serve your hot dog with a side of fairy dust? Transform your lunch into something magical by adding pickle slices for the wings, cheese and olive pieces for the eyes and a tooth pick and a cheese star for the wand. This creation might just be too cute to eat.
Recipe via Anna There'd
Hot Dog Octopus
Here's an easy idea that will turn your kiddo in a puddle of giggles. Cut your dog in half, then make six slits in the bottom half. Then cook. Cut out two tiny eyes with a bamboo skewer. If you're feeling adventurous, serve with spinach noodles as mock seaweed—otherwise dunk 'em in mustard and ketchup.
Recipe via Just Putzing
Hot Dogs and Spaghetti
Don't you just love it when you only need one pot to cook dinner? Fewer items to clean! Yay! Here's a recipe that will speed up the after dinner cleanup, as well as add a touch of creativity to your plates. Simply spear pieces of hot dogs with spaghetti noodles and then boil. Don't forget your salad side dish.
Recipe via Belly Full
Hot Dog Caterpillar
Here's an easy lunch idea that is sure to feed YOUR very hungry caterpillar. Cut your hot dog in pieces. Then use ketchup to draw the legs. For the eyes, use an edible pen and Swiss cheese. It's so easy, we wish we thought of it!
Recipe via Cute Food For Kids
Hot Dog People
This is one hilarious idea! Make one cut on both sides and separate pieces. One side will be the arms and the other will be the legs. Then cook your dogs. Cut a second dog so there is a triangle/spear shape at the non-round end. Then place your second dog into the first dog as it's head. Use mustard and ketchup as "glue" and decoration.
Recipe via Gwaltney