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Tortilla Dogs

Tortilla Dogs are a super easy appetizer that your kids will LOVE. Next time you have a gathering or a birthday party, try these out!

Tortilla Dogs

Tortilla Dogs

I was really really pleasantly surprised how these tortilla dogs turned out. I wasn’t even planning on photographing them or posting about them, but ALL of my kids raved about them and that almost NEVER happens so I had to take a few quick shots and share!

These tortilla dogs would make a perfect and fun party appetizer done up with tooth pics and condiments as I’ve shown above, or they also make a great on-the-go lunch for kids (or hot dog loving adults).

I used the uncooked flour tortillas that you find in the refrigerated section of Costco. I have also seen these at a few major grocery stores now, so be on the lookout. There is nothing like a great fresh tortilla, and the pre-made ones are a great alternative to making tortillas from scratch.

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Yield: 8 servings

Tortilla Dogs

Tortilla Wrapped Hot Dog Appetizers

Super simple appetizer recipe that is similar to a corn dog, but way easier. Use the raw tortillas you can buy at Costco and other majory grocery stores for the best results.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


  • 8 raw and uncooked flour tortillas
  • 8 hot dogs
  • inch Cooking oil, enough to get about 1/2 deep in your pan


  1. Preheat oil over medium to medium high heat in a shallow pan.
  2. Lay out a raw tortilla, and place a hot dog just slightly short of the middle of a tortilla. Fold the sides over the ends of the hot dog, and then grab the short side of the tortilla and fold it over the hot dog. Roll the hot dog up in the tortilla, and place in hot oil seam side down. Cook until browned, turning frequently to ensure even browning. Repeat with the rest of the hot dogs until they are all cooked.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 182Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 28mgSodium: 438mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 6g

Nutrition data provided here is only an estimate. If you are tracking these things for medical purposes please consult an outside, trusted source. Thanks!

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Nicole Johnson

Nicole Johnson, a self-taught expert in grilling and outdoor cooking, launched Or Whatever You Do in 2010. Her blog, renowned for its comprehensive and creative outdoor cooking recipes, has garnered a vast audience of millions. Nicole's hands-on experience and passion for grilling shine through her work. Her husband, Jeremiah Johnson, also plays a pivotal role in recipe development, adding his culinary flair to the mix. Together, they form a dynamic duo, offering a rich and varied outdoor cooking experience to their followers.


Tuesday 3rd of April 2018

This is perfect for family gathering. Love it.


Friday 20th of October 2017

HOW and WHY have I never thought to try this!?!?! Looks SO darn good, so cute and so easy!!

Nicole Johnson

Tuesday 24th of October 2017

Thanks, Karly! It was really great!


Friday 20th of October 2017

What a brilliant idea!!! Love the flavor and the visual of these tortilla dogs!

Meg @ The Housewife in Training Files

Monday 17th of November 2014

These are so stinkin cute and yummy! I can't wait to make them for a game day treat!

Nicole Johnson

Monday 17th of November 2014

Thanks! My kids love anything they can eat with toothpicks, so that's a bonus. ;)

Andi @ The Weary Chef

Sunday 16th of November 2014

I love these and am so glad you posted them. My kids would have a fit too! I'll have to try these.

Nicole Johnson

Monday 17th of November 2014

Definitely! Let me know how your boys like them!

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