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Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs (Air Fryer, Oven, Grill)

Bacon wrapped hot dogs take your hotdogs to the next level. Everything is better with bacon.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: dinner, Lunch, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 3
Calories: 370kcal
Author: Matt Freund


  • 3 Hot Dogs
  • 3 Slices Bacon (I used Thick Cut)
  • 3 Hot Dog Buns


Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs in Air Fryer

  • Step 1 – Wrap the the Hot Dogs in Bacon. Grab a piece of bacon and wrapped hotdog in bacon starting at one end wrapping the bacon around the hotdog. The idea here is to not overlap the bacon when you are wrapping. This will make for more even cooking.
    Tip: If you want you can secure the bacon at each end with a toothpick.
  • Place the completed hotdogs on a baking sheet. If you were just doing a few of them like I am placed them directly in the air fryer basket.
  • Cooking Temperature 400 Degrees Fahrenheit
    Cooking Time 10 Minutes (Less if you like less crispy bacon)
  • Step 2 – Flip the Hotdogs about halfway through the cooking time. If you have not secured the bacon with toothpicks be careful when flipping. If you are using thinner bacon it usually crisps up pretty quickly and does not move around.
  • Step 3 – Toast the hot dog buns by removing the hotdogs when they are done cooking. Place each hotdog in a bun and return them to the air fryer basket and cook for about 30 seconds to toast up the bun.

Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs in Oven

  • I sometimes like to make these bacon wrapped hot dogs in the oven. I usually do this when I am making a large amount of hotdogs because you can fit a lot of these hotdogs on a baking sheet. I find that lining the baking sheet with parchment paper keeps things from sticking.
    Preheat Oven to 400 Degrees Fahrenheit
    Cooking Time is 12 to 15 Minutes (or until bacon is crisp to your liking)
    Hint: When hotdogs are done cooking I put them in the buns and place them back in the oven to toast the buns up a bit. I think the hot dog isbetter when the bun is toasted with a medium heat. In less than 20 minutes we have amazing hotdogs.

Bacon Wrapped Hot Dog on the Grill

  • Preheat Grill to a Low Setting. (If using charcoal place coals on one side of grill)Brush Grill Grates with a little bit of oil. Using a grill mesh mat is really convenient.I find securing the bacon with the toothpicks is a good idea when grilling.Place bacon wrapped hot dogs on the clean grill grate.Cook 8-10 minutes tuerning often until bacon is crispy and cooked to your liking.



Calories: 370kcal