The Indoor Grill Chronicles: Perfecting the Cheese Dog

Welcome to another culinary adventure at Today, we’re exploring a classic comfort food with a twist – the Cheese Dog. Expertly cooked on an indoor grill, this dish brings together the smoky flavor of grilled hot dogs and the creamy goodness of melted cheese.

Cheese Dog Recipe

Cheese Dog
The cheese dog: a classic comfort food reinvented
The Indoor Grill Chronicles: Perfecting The Cheese Dog 1

Cheese Dog

5 from 1 vote
Course: Main dishes
Cuisine: American
Keyword: buns, hot dogs
CookingStyle: Grilling
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 368kcal
Author: Jaime Inez
Cost: $25
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1 grill


  • 4 hot dogs
  • 4 buns
  • 8 slices of bacon
  • 100 g Cheddar grated
  • 100 g Jalapeno Cheese Cream
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 teaspoon garlic squeezed


  • Turn on the contact grill.
  • Melt the butter and mix with the garlic.
  • Brush the outside and inside of the rolls with the butter.
  • Cut into the hot dog sausages.
  • Cook the rolls until they are browned.
  • Cook the sausages until they are warm and browned.
  • Top the hot dog buns with the sausages, onions and the cream, sprinkle with the cheddar and put this in the contact grill until the cheese runs.


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Calories: 368kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 854mg | Potassium: 74mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 6IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 12mg
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Preparing a Cheese Dog using an air fryer

Cheese Dog
Experience the joy of indoor grilling with our cheese dog.

Step 1: Prepare the ingredients

  • 4 hot dogs
  • 4 hot dog buns
  • 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
  • Optional toppings: ketchup, mustard, relish, onions
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Step 2: Cook the hot dogs Place the hot dogs in the air fryer. Set the temperature to 180 degrees C (360 degrees F) and cook for about 5-7 minutes or until they are cooked to your liking.

Step 3: Prepare the cheese dogs Open the hot dog buns and place a cooked hot dog in each one. Sprinkle the shredded cheddar cheese evenly over the hot dogs.

Step 4: Melt the cheese Place the prepared cheese dogs back into the air fryer. Cook for another 2-3 minutes or until the cheese is melted and slightly golden brown.

Note: The cooking time and temperature may vary depending on the model of your air fryer.

Step 5: Serve These cheese dogs are best served hot. You can add your favorite toppings such as ketchup, mustard, relish, or onions.

About The Cheese Dog

Cheese Dog
Savor the simple yet satisfying flavors of our cheese dog

Cheese Dog is a simple yet satisfying dish that’s perfect for any occasion. A juicy hot dog is topped with a generous layer of melted cheese, all nestled within a perfectly toasted bun. This recipe is not just about the taste, but also about the experience of grilling indoors, where you can control the temperature and enjoy the process regardless of the weather outside.

Cooking Tips

  1. Choose quality hot dogs for the best flavor.
  2. Grill the hot dogs until they are nicely charred.
  3. Preheat the indoor grill for even cooking.
  4. Use a cheese that melts well, like cheddar or mozzarella.
  5. Monitor the grilling time to avoid burning the buns.

Serving Suggestions

  • Serve the Cheese Dog with a side of crispy fries or coleslaw.
  • Pair it with a cold soda for a classic combination.
  • Accompany it with a tangy pickle for a refreshing contrast.
  • Enjoy it with a side of baked beans for a hearty meal.
  • Serve it with a spicy mustard or ketchup for an added kick.


  • Can I use other types of sausages for this recipe? Yes, you can replace the hot dogs with your favorite type of sausage.
  • Can I make this recipe vegetarian? Yes, replace the hot dog with a plant-based alternative.
  • How can I prevent the cheese from burning? Add the cheese towards the end of the grilling process to prevent it from burning.
  • Can I prepare this dish ahead of time? It’s best served fresh, but you can prep the ingredients in advance.
  • Can I add other toppings to the Cheese Dog? Absolutely! Feel free to add your favorite hot dog toppings.
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The Cheese Dog is more than just a meal; it’s an indoor grilling adventure that brings the flavors of a classic comfort food into your home kitchen. So fire up your indoor grill, gather your ingredients, and get ready to enjoy the delicious Cheese Dog in the comfort of your own home.

  • Cooking Like A Pro
  • Author Name : Jaime Inez
  • Address: Times Street, West Triangle, 1103, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
  • Phone:  96-2-4108596
  • Email:
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