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Braveheart Bacon Mac 'N Cheese Hot Dog

Hot dogs are an easy go to summer meal. But if you really want to wow your guests, dress up your Braveheart Ridgecrest franks in a good old American summer way with Braveheart's Bacon Mac ‘N Cheese hot dog recipe. This dish combines your favorite barbecue sides all in one with a creamy coleslaw garnish over top a melty cup of mac ‘n  cheese that both coat Bravehearts Ridgecrest franks highest quality black angus beef. You will never go back to just ketchup and mustard again!


  • 4 Braveheart Ridgecrest Franks
  • 4 hot dog or sausage buns
  • 8 rashers bacon, cooked
  • 1 cup macaroni and cheese, warmed
  • ½ cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 cup creamy coleslaw, for garnish


  1. Prepare the hot dogs: Preheat grill to 500°F. Using a paring knife, cut small 45° slits along the length of the franks, marking every half-inch and going about halfway deep.

  2. Transfer the franks onto the hot grill and cook for about 5 minutes, turning occasionally to ensure they’re uniformly cooked.

  3. Open buns on the work surface and line each side with a rasher of bacon. 

  4. Add a helping of macaroni and cheese onto each, spreading it across. 

  5. Place one cooked frank onto each bun. Sprinkle it with cheese. 

  6. Place prepared hot dogs into an oven-safe casserole or rectangular baking pan. Transfer to a preheated 250°F oven and bake for 10-15 minutes or until the cheese has melted and the bun is toasted. 

  7. Garnish with a generous helping of coleslaw, distributing it across the hot dog. Serve immediately.

Looking for more recipes for Bravehearts Ridgecrest franks? Try Braveheart's Mexican Street Hot dog recipe this recipe provides a twist creating a tasty, refreshing sensation delivered right to your taste buds. Mix it up this summer with fun ways to spice up your hot dog dish!