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Loaded Chili Mac and Cheese Hot Dogs

This isn’t your regular chili cheese hot dog.  This grown-up hot dog recipe has an all-beef hot dog grilled and smothered in chili mac, onions, and mustard. You might need a fork and knife for this monster hot dog.

Hot Dog Recipe


I have to give credit to my kid for coming up with this hot dog recipe. He is 5 and like most 5 years olds they are connoisseurs of hot dogs and mac and cheese. The adults tossed in the idea of chili and once we were done imagining our monster cheesy chili dog creation we hit the store.

Ingredients for Chili Mac and Cheese Dogs

  • Hot Dog Buns
  • Hot Dogs
  • Shells and Cheese
  • Chili (store-bought or homemade)
  • Red Onion 
  • Mustard

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I needed a knife and fork for this beast of a hot dog. I could only eat one. High five to those that can eat more than one. You Win! This Chili Mac Hot Dog is filling.

Chili Mac and Cheese Hot Dog

Hot Dog Recipe
5 from 2 votes

Loaded Chili Mac Hot Dog

Chili Mac and Cheese Hot Dogs

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Grown up hot dog recipes, hot dog recipes
Servings 8 hot dogs
Author Stephanie Jackson


  • 1 package of 8 hot dogs
  • 1 package of hot dog buns
  • 1 box Velveeta Shells and Cheese.
  • 1 can chili 15 oz.
  • 1 small red onion diced
  • yellow mustard.


  1. Cook shells and cheese according to the package directions.

  2. Add the chili to the shells and cheese and stir to evenly mix.

  3. Grill hot dogs until they are heated through.
  4. Place hot dogs in buns.
  5. Apply your desired amount of yellow mustard to the hot dog.
  6. Top hot dog with chili mac and diced red onion.
  7. Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

Drizzle on some hot sauce for a spicy kick.



5 from 2 votes (2 ratings without comment)


Tuesday 14th of June 2016

I think my mouth is crying. AKA drooling. Whichever. But for reals, I need one (or seven) of these ASAP. They look insanely good!!

Stephanie Jackson

Wednesday 15th of June 2016

Thanks so much Karly! We definitely took Chili Dogs to a whole new level of yum.

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