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The Hot Dog Braid Is Visually Stunning & Delicious

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There’s no better snack than a hot dog. Whether you’re enjoying one while watching a baseball game at a stadium, sitting at the takeaway around the corner or just taking a lunch break, the hot dog is a true American delicacy. This simple recipe will show you how to liven up the classic hot dog with a twist!

Hot Dog Braid

This simple recipe will show you how to liven up the classic hot dog with a twist!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Snacks
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings


  • Oven


  • 1 sheet puff pastry
  • 8 hot dogs
  • 3 tbsp mustard
  • 3 slices gouda cheese
  • pickles (sliced)
  • crispy fried onions
  • 1 egg (whisked)


  • Spread out the puff pastry and place the hot dogs in the center with four lined up next to each other and the other four on top of them.
  • Squirt mustard onto the hot dogs and lay the cheese on top.
  • Add however many slices of pickles you like. Then add crispy fried onions.
  • Cut the extra puff pastry on both sides into equal-sized slanted strips of dough. Fold the strips of dough over the filling, alternating from both sides to create the woven appearance. Seal the ends.
  • Coat the dough with the whisked egg and sprinkle some more crispy fried onions on top. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes at 375°F.


Cut the braid into thick slices and serve them to your friends at your next get-together. The braid will steal the show! But even without a special occasion, this hot dog braid is an unusual and visually stunning idea. And we already have the right dessert to pair with it.