Turn hot dogs into fun spider shapes with a couple of easy steps. Give hot dogs a new twist with this idea I learned from our Boy Scout Troop. Spider Hot Dogs on the grill is a fun way to celebrate Halloween or a fun summer treat for the kids.
Spider Hot Dogs
If you are looking for fun snack ideas or fun meals for the kids, you might want to check out –Watermelon and Cheese Stick Butterfly, Jack-O-Lantern Grilled Cheese Sandwiches, or Firecracker Hot Dogs on a Stick.
If you’re ready to make this spider hot dog snack, then let’s make sure you have everything you’ll need…
- hot dogs
- Just cut an X into both edges of the hot dog
- Depending on the length of your hot dog, cut 1 inch or 1&1/2 inch – leaving 1&1/2 inches in the middle untouched to create the body
- As you grill the end slices should curl a little.
- You can arrange the legs on the plate to look even more “Spidery”
How Do you Make a Spider Hot Dog at a Campfire?
Just cut an X into both edges of the hot dog. Depending on the length of your hot dog, cut 1 inch or 1&1/2 inch – leaving 1&1/2 inches in the middle untouched to create the body. Place a campfire stick or skewer into the center of the hot dog. Hold the hot dog near the campfire. As you cook the hot dogs, the end slices should curl a little.
Have Fun With Your Spider Dogs
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