👉Chili Cheese Corn Dog

Can’t believe I never thought of doing this!

This recipe is a game changer, i’m a mom and do this for my kids , they love it, this recipe is perfect for a party and family gathering, where everyone else bring the same recipes, these Baked corn dogs, with the stick , opened up, and filled with chili and cheese. YUMMY. 

Chili Cheese Stuffed Corn Dogs


  • 8 corn dogs, cooked according to package instructions
  • 2 cups cooked chili, divided
  • 1 cup (113 g) sharp cheddar cheese, finely shredded, divided
  • 1 small onion, finely diced, divided
  • 1 medium jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely diced, divided


  1. Carefully remove the wooden sticks from the cooked corn dogs.
  2. Slice each corn dog vertically down the center, making a deep slit about halfway through, without cutting all the way through the bottom.
  3. Stuff each corn dog with chili, cheese, diced onion, and jalapeno. Be generous with the toppings!
  4. Sprinkle extra cheese on top of each stuffed corn dog, if desired.
  5. Place the stuffed corn dogs on a baking sheet and bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for about 8-10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  6. Serve warm and enjoy your chili cheese stuffed corn dogs!

Feel free to adjust the toppings to your liking or add any extra ingredients you think might complement the flavors!

Here are some tips to help you make the perfect Chili Cheese Stuffed Corn Dogs:

  1. Choose Quality Ingredients: Use good quality corn dogs, chili, cheese, onions, and jalapenos for the best flavor. Fresh ingredients will elevate the taste of your dish.
  2. Prep the Corn Dogs Carefully: When slicing the corn dogs, make sure to cut a deep slit down the center without cutting all the way through the bottom. This creates a pocket to hold the chili and cheese filling without causing the corn dog to fall apart.
  3. Customize the Heat: Adjust the amount of jalapeno according to your preference for spice. For a milder flavor, remove the seeds and membranes from the jalapeno before dicing. If you prefer a spicier kick, leave some of the seeds in.
  4. Prevent Leakage: To avoid the filling from leaking out during baking, make sure to stuff the corn dogs generously but without overfilling. Press the filling gently into the slit to secure it in place.
  5. Extra Cheese on Top: Sprinkling extra cheese on top of the stuffed corn dogs before baking adds a delicious cheesy crust and enhances the presentation of the dish.
  6. Bake for Melty Perfection: Bake the stuffed corn dogs in a preheated oven until the cheese is melted and bubbly. Be careful not to overbake, as this can cause the corn dogs to become too crispy or dry.
  7. Garnish and Serve Warm: Once baked, garnish the chili cheese stuffed corn dogs with chopped fresh cilantro, green onions, or a dollop of sour cream for an extra burst of flavor. Serve them warm for the ultimate comfort food experience

FAQs about Chili Cheese Stuffed Corn Dogs:

  1. Can I use homemade chili for this recipe? Absolutely! Homemade chili can add a personal touch to the recipe and allow you to customize the flavors to your liking.
  2. Can I make these corn dogs ahead of time? While it’s best to assemble and bake the corn dogs just before serving to ensure they’re warm and crispy, you can prepare the components ahead of time and assemble them when ready to bake.
  3. Can I use a different type of cheese? Yes, feel free to experiment with different cheeses based on your preferences. Pepper jack, mozzarella, or a blend of cheeses can work well in this recipe.
  4. How spicy are these corn dogs with the jalapenos? The level of spiciness can be adjusted based on personal preference. If you prefer a milder flavor, you can reduce the amount of jalapeno or omit it altogether.
  5. Can I grill these corn dogs instead of baking them? Grilling the stuffed corn dogs can add a delicious smoky flavor. Just make sure to use a grill basket or foil to prevent the filling from falling out.
  6. What can I serve with these chili cheese stuffed corn dogs? These corn dogs are quite filling on their own, but you can serve them with your favorite sides like coleslaw, potato salad, or a simple green salad for a complete meal.
  7. Can I freeze these corn dogs? While they are best enjoyed fresh, you can freeze assembled but unbaked corn dogs. Wrap them tightly in plastic wrap and foil before freezing. When ready to eat, bake them directly from frozen, adding a few extra minutes to the baking time.
  8. Are these corn dogs suitable for vegetarians? You can easily make vegetarian versions of these corn dogs by using vegetarian or vegan chili and cheese alternatives. Just ensure the corn dogs themselves are vegetarian-friendly.
  9. Can I make mini versions of these corn dogs for appetizers? Absolutely! You can use mini corn dogs or cut regular corn dogs into smaller pieces before stuffing them with chili and cheese for bite-sized appetizers.
  10. How long do leftover corn dogs keep? Leftover corn dogs can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days. Reheat them in the oven or microwave until heated through before serving.


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