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overhead shot of bacon wrapped hot dog with toppings and beer pairing.

Bacon Wrapped Hot Dog

A bacon wrapped hot dog is the best way to elevate your hot dog eating experience! Top with garlic aioli, cheese, jalapenos, and green onions.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword easy meals
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 8 servings


  • 9x13 baking sheet
  • aluminum foil
  • tongs


Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs

  • 8 hot dogs
  • 8 slices bacon
  • 8 hot dog buns

Garlic Aioli

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 garlic clove, minced or 1 Tsp already peeled garlic
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • cheese, jalapenos, and green onions for topping


  • Start by preheating the oven to 375 degrees.
  • Wrap a baking sheet with tin foil.
  • Start by taking a piece of bacon at the top of a hot dog. Wrap the bacon going down around the hot dog. Place on the baking sheet and continue until they are all wrapped.
    8 hot dogs, 8 slices bacon
  • Bake in the oven for 12-18 minutes. The quickness of these getting done depends on your oven temperature.
  • Take the bacon and put it under the broiler for 40-50 seconds.
  • Take them out and turn, put under the broiler again for another 40-50 seconds to crisp the other side.
  • Steam some buns and add the hot dogs to them.
    8 hot dog buns

Garlic Aioli

  • In a small bowl mix together the mayo, garlic cloves, 1 tsp lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
    1/4 cup mayonnaise, 1 garlic clove, minced, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • To top off the hot dog I slathered garlic aioli on top, sprinkled Monterey Jack cheese, green onions, and jalapenos.
    cheese, jalapenos, and green onions for topping


Tips for making this recipe:

  • Cover the baking sheet with aluminum foil for easy cleanup.
  • You can add a baking rack to the pan to keep a more even bake all around the hot dog.