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Mini Corn Dog Muffins with Sriracha Sauce

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 24
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There's a mini hot dog -- and green chiles! -- in the middle of these muffins. You heard it here first. MORE + LESS -

Bev Weidner
September 1, 2014

Ingredients

2 1/2
cups Betty Crocker™ cornbread and muffin mix
1 1/2
cups water
1/4
cup olive oil
1
egg
1
(4 oz) can Old El Paso™ Green Chiles
12
mini hot dogs, cut in half
1/3
cup sriracha sauce, for dipping (you can use more or less if desired)

Steps

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  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • 2
    In a large bowl, combine the corn muffin mix, water, oil, egg, and green chiles. Whisk to fully combine.
  • 3
    Lightly grease a mini muffin tin. Spoon a little of the batter into each tin, filling it to about 3/4 full. Place a hot dog half upright, down the center of each muffin.
  • 4
    Bake for 15 minutes, or until cooked through.
  • 5
    Serve immediately with sriracha sauce!

Expert Tips

Note: For the kids, you can omit the chiles and serve with ketchup instead of sriracha!

Nutrition Information

No nutrition information available for this recipe
More About This Recipe
Hot dog. In the middle of these muffins. I ain't even lying.

You know those gosh-darned toy machines in restaurants where there's like a CLAW, and you put in 10 hundred million dollars and the claw like, half way wakes up, and then jankily wavers over the toys and then BARELY TOUCHES any toy, then recoils back to its evil, sleepy corner in the big glass cage?

I always wanted to bash those things in.

But now, I don't have to. Know why? Because there's a dang hot dog in the middle of every single one of these mini muffins. Guaranteed. Every time. No stupid claw. No let down. It's there. Unless you forget to put one in there, which you won't.

Yay!

Okay grab some Betty Crocker muffin mix, some awl, water, an egg, some mini hawt dawgs, and some Old El Paso green chiles. And you can grab the sriracha sauce now too if you want. We'll use it later.

Dump the mix, water, oil, egg and chiles into big ole bowl!

Whisk whisk whisk. Look at that nice green tint. OH, if you want, double up on the chiles for a more intense flavor. It's totally up to you. And your claw.

Then slice the leetle dogs in half. Another option right here: If you want to actually SEE the dogs sticking out of the muffins once they're baked, just slice off one tip of the dog, so that they stand up straight in the muffin.

Now pour the muffin batter into a mini muffin tin, about 3/4th full. And then just stick the dogs down in the middle of each cup! See how they're sticking out right now? Once it all bakes, they disappear, like the claw. But in a good way. Never mind.

Baked! Oh my goodness gracious sakes alive I can't even sit up.

Surprise! Now dip these mothers in some hot sriracha sauce and see stars, baby.

This punches that toy machine in the FACE.

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These little hand-held noms are crazy fun. Try more!

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*Bev does not have anger issues, contrary to popular belief. For more musings, visit her blog Bev Cooks and her Tablespoon profile.

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