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In honor of Father's Day, we've whipped up a batch of Bacon Burger Dogs for the grill that would make The Cosby Show's Cliff Huxtable proud!
 




To make them a little bit healthier, we've created the "slider" Bacon Burger Dog.


Ingredients (makes 8):

1 pound ground beef (we've used ground turkey to cut the fat and calories even further!)
1 egg
4 good quality beef franks, cut in half
8 slices of Hickory Smoked Bacon
Cheddar Cheese
Salt, Pepper, and A1 Sauce
Nonstick Cooking Spray, such as Pam
Mini Hamburger Buns



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Season the ground beef (or turkey) with salt, pepper and A1 sauce.  Add the egg and mix well.


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Divide the meat mixture into eight portions.  Have your hot dogs cut in half and bacon separated, ready for assembly.


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Make a rectangular patty with the hamburger meat, and place one hot dog half on it.


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Roll up the hot dog inside of the meat mixture, and press the patty together firmly.


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Wrap one slice of bacon around each burger dog.  Repeat for all eight.


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Preheat your grill and spray the griddle with non-stick cooking spray.   Place the Bacon Burger Dogs on the grill for about 6-8 minutes per side.


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Once you've flipped the Bacon Burger Dogs, top them with cheese for the last few minutes of cooking.


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Assemble your Bacon Burger Dogs on the mini buns and top with the condiments of your choice.  Serve with dill pickle spears and fresh summer corn! Enjoy!!


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What are some of your favorite Father's Day meals and traditions?  

Who's your favorite TV Dad?   

I hope you have a wonderful weekend celebrating the special fathers in your life!




 

2 Responses so far.

  1. OMG!!! hahaha reminds me of a beefy version of Turducken! My husband wouldn't even go near this ( my thirteen year old would think this is genius! hahaha Enjoy your Fathers Day! XOXO

  2. Omg, I loved the Cosby show... To this day I think he rocks! One of the funniest memories I have was with my Mom watching Bill Cosby in Himself.. I was pregnant at the time..He is so funny! I think we would really love to have a bite of those, thanks for sharing! I hope you guys had a fantastic Father's Day!
    Take care,
    Lisa

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