These slow-cooked chili-cheese hot dogs will bring you right back to the sandy boardwalk of Coney Island.

No-Grill Coney Hot Dogs


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These slow-cooked chili-cheese hot dogs will bring you right back to the sandy boardwalk of Coney Island.
Prep Time
10 Minutes
Cook Time
5 Hour (s)

Often evoking salty ocean and sun-soaked memories, Coney Island hot dogs are always a welcome summer treat. Topped with rich, savory meat sauce and a variety of toppings, these hot dogs can easily be recreated from the Brooklyn shores to your slow cooker.


• 1 pound lean ground beef (90 percent lean)
• 1 can (15 ounces) tomato sauce
• 1/2 cup water
• 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
• 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
• 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
• 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
• 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
• 1/2 teaspoon pepper
• Dash cayenne pepper
• 8 hot dogs
• 8 hot dog buns, split
• Shredded cheddar cheese, relish and chopped onion, for toppings


1. Cook beef in a skillet over medium-high heat for 6 to 8 minutes, until no longer pink.
2. Mix in tomato sauce, water, Worcestershire sauce, onion, garlic powder, ground mustard, chili powder and two kinds of pepper.
3. Place 8 hot dogs in the bottom of your Crock-Pot® 3-Quart Manual Slow Cooker.
4. Cover with beef sauce, cover and cook on high for 2 to 3 hours or on high for 4 to 5 hours, until heated through.
5. Serve hot dogs topped with beef mixture on buns and top with cheese, relish and chopped onion for garnish.
6. Enjoy warm!

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