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Traeger Baked Corn Dog Bites

Traeger Baked Corn Dog Bites

By Traeger Kitchen

Poppable, sharable, and your new favorite appetizer. Sweet & savory cornbread dough is wrapped around bite-sized hot dogs before getting baked to golden perfection on the Traeger.

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

30 Minutes




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Units of Measurement:
1 Cup milk, room temperature
4 Teaspoon active dry yeast
1/4 Cup granulated sugar
2 Cup all-purpose flour
1/2 Cup yellow cornmeal
1 Teaspoon baking soda
1/2 Teaspoon mustard powder
1/4 Cup vegetable oil
1/2 Teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 Tablespoon kosher salt, plus 1 teaspoon
15 cocktail beef frankfurters
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 Teaspoon dried minced garlic
ketchup and mustard, for serving


  • 1

    Combine milk, yeast, and sugar in a bowl. Set aside for 5 minutes or until it starts to foam.

    • 1 Cup milk, room temperature

    • 4 Teaspoon active dry yeast

    • 1/4 Cup granulated sugar

  • 2

    Add all-purpose flour, corn meal, baking soda, mustard powder, oil, cayenne pepper, and 1 teaspoon salt.

    • 2 Cup all-purpose flour

    • 1/2 Cup yellow cornmeal

    • 1 Teaspoon baking soda

    • 1/2 Teaspoon mustard powder

    • 1/4 Cup vegetable oil

    • 1/2 Teaspoon cayenne pepper

    • 1 Tablespoon kosher salt, plus 1 teaspoon

  • 3

    Mix with a spoon until combined then use your hands to knead into a dough.

  • 4

    Transfer dough to a bowl and cover with plastic wrap and set aside for about 45 minutes - until dough rises and doubles in size.

  • 5

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 375℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    375 ˚F / 191 ˚C

  • 6

    Remove dough from bowl and divide into 15 pieces.

  • 7

    On a working surface dusted with flour, use a rolling pin to roll out each piece of dough into 3” x 3” pieces.

  • 8

    Place each hot dog in the middle of the sheet of dough. Roll it in the dough and press edges to seal to make 15 mini corn dog bites.

    • 15  cocktail beef frankfurters

  • 9

    Transfer corn dog bites onto a baking pan lined with parchment paper and brush each bite lightly with beaten egg. Sprinkle each bite with dried minced garlic and remaining salt.

    • 1  egg, lightly beaten

    • 1 Teaspoon dried minced garlic

  • 10

    Place sheet tray directly on grill grate and bake until golden brown, about 30 mins.

    375 ˚F / 191 ˚C

  • 11

    Serve with ketchup and mustard or dipping sauce of your choice. Enjoy!

    •  ketchup and mustard, for serving

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