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Beer Braised Hot Dogs

dad's beer dogs

Beer Dogs are a great snack or appetizer that my dad would make when I was a kid.
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Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: beer, hot dogs, hot sauce
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 462kcal
Cost: $7


  • 2 packages hot dogs cut into bite size pieces
  • ½ onion diced
  • 12 oz beer
  • 2 tbsp Tabasco sauce
  • saltine crackers for serving
  • colby cheese for serving


  • Place sliced hot dogs and diced onion in a medium saucepan.
  • Add beer and Tabasco sauce.
  • Bring to a simmer and let it cook until the sauce has reduced to about ¼ cup. This will take about 60-75 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  • Serve with Saltine Crackers and Colby Cheese.


Sodium: 1087mg | Calcium: 15mg | Sugar: 3.6g | Fiber: 0.2g | Potassium: 162mg | Cholesterol: 50mg | Calories: 462kcal | Saturated Fat: 11.1g | Fat: 28.1g | Protein: 12.1g | Carbohydrates: 15.3g | Iron: 1mg