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Hot Dog Cookies

This was another recipe that I made for the Chili Dog Dangle Dance that we had on June 9th for the Silver Fox Squares. These were probably the most talked about cookies that night! I will definitely be making them again and probably tweaking the method a little bit more.

The kids had a lot of fun with these and I did too. I think I may try using shortbread dough, if I can find it, the next time. I may also experiment with a couple of homemade cookie doughs until I can find one that I am really happy with.

I did find this idea on Pinterest and you can click here for the original recipe. (I found the Hot Dog Stand on Amazon.)

Hot Dog Cookies



Preheat oven to temperature on the package directions.

Line a couple of pans with parchment paper.

Divide the dough into quarters and tint 1/4 red for the ‘hot dogs’. (Place in the refrigerator or freezer until ready to use.)

Shape the remaining dough into balls and form into ‘buns’. (You may find that the dough is getting soft before you can shape them all and you may need to keep some in the refrigerator.)

Ours were a process of trial and error but the best size ended up being about the size of a half dollar.

Use a butter knife to make the slit in the bun.

Next form ‘hot dogs’ and place into buns. Use your fingers to shape them a bit.


Place in the freezer for 10 minutes and then bake about 10-12 minutes.

After they come out of the oven use two spatulas to ‘squeeze’ them into shape, if needed.

Let cool for 2-5 minutes before removing them from the baking sheet.

Repeat with remaining dough.

Once cooled you can decorate them with the icing to resemble mustard and ketchup. There are many other ideas you can use to resemble other toppings but we just stuck to the basics this time around.







Chili Dog Dangle Dance

We had such a wonderful time! The hot dog cookies, watermelon cupcakes, and S’mores dip were a great hit and I’ll be sure to post these recipes and ideas soon! (Or you can check out my Pinterest page and see the Parties: Chili Dog Dance for some of the inspiration for these treats.)

Silver Fox Squares Square Dance Club

We had such a great time on Friday, June 9th, at our Chili Dog Dangle Dance. We had several visitors from other clubs and everyone had great big smiles on their faces. It was great to see everyone having so much fun!

Some of us went to Powell’s Dairy Freeze after the dance for ice cream and more laughs!

We want to thank everyone who attended for making this dance such a success. We really enjoyed having you join us for food, fun, and fellowship! We also want to thank our club members who provided the wonderful refreshments. Everything was delicious!

Several people ordered dangles which should be here soon. I will post a picture of the Dangles when they arrive.

Below are some pictures from the dance. You can also check us out on Facebook to see some video clips. Be sure to come visit us at our next…

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