Cream Cheese and Onion Hotdog
 
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Delightful melty cream cheese, golden fried onions make hotdog in a bun a heavenly treat!
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Recipe type: Lunch
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 8 hotdogs
  • 1 package 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 Tbsp. butter OR olive oil
  • 8 buns (preferably bakery buns)
  • Dijon mustard, optional
Instructions
  1. Slice onion thinly. Preheat skillet with oil or butter and cook onions, stirring frequently, until soft and golden brown. Time about 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, cook or grill hotdogs.
  3. Melt cream cheese in small saucepan over low heat, stirring as needed.  Add tablespoon of milk for spreadable consistency.
  4. Optional - Melt additional 1 tbsp butter in large skillet and brown buns, cut side down, until edges are golden brown.
  5. Assemble hotdogs by spreading both cut sides of each bun with a dollop of cream cheese. Add cooked hotdog. Top with fried onions. Optional: Dijon mustard over top of onions.
Notes
Nutritional values are estimate only. Values will change according to size and brand of buns and hotdogs.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 395, Carbohydrates: 26 grams Protein: 13 grams,
Recipe by A Pinch of Joy at https://www.apinchofjoy.com/2020/07/cream-cheese-and-onion-hotdog/