Bacon Burger Dogs (Cliff and Theo's Famous)

Val Al

By
@NumNumQueen

My kids loved watching "The Cosby Show" episodes a few years ago. My son wanted to try Cliff and Theo Huxtable's Bacon Burger Dogs. I came up with these. Just a fun food for our family!

[To improve the healthfulness, I used natural, lean meat products, and served it with Roasted Kale Chips and mixed fresh berries. The kids prefer beef hot dogs and no kale chips.:)]

Rating:
★★★★☆ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Method:
Grill

Ingredients

2 lb
extra lean ground beef
1/4 c
onions finely chopped or 1 tablespoon onion flakes
1
large egg
1 Tbsp
worcestershire sauce
1/8-1/4 tsp
garlic powder or one clove fresh garlic
1/4 tsp
salt
1/4 tsp
black pepper
1/8-1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper (optional-most of my family does not like spicy!)
6-8
hot dogs
6-16
natural bacon slices (1-2 slices per b.b.dog)
1/2 c
barbecue sauce (your favorite)
6-8
hot dog buns or steak rolls
cheddar cheese and/or condiments of your choice

Step-By-Step

1Blend first 7 ingredients by kneading them together.
2Using a bit more than 1/2 cup of the beef mixture, patted into a rectangle, wrap each hot dog. Cover it completely so that it looks like a cylinder.
3Wrap bacon around the outside of the burger dog. If using thinly sliced bacon, I would recommend using two slices.
4Grill the bacon burger dogs until the beef mixture is thoroughly cooked (well done). Be careful to turn them and cook well on all sides.
5When cooked completely, brush with bbq sauce to your taste.
6Serve on buns or rolls with extra bbq sauce, a slice of cheddar cheese, or other condiments of your choosing.
7Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Other Main Dishes, Burgers
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American