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You will be the star at your next tailgate with this easy to make Walking Chili Cheese Dog recipe. All the great Cheese Coney flavor, but no bun needed!

Walking Chili Cheese Dog

You will be the star at your next tailgate with these easy to make Walking Chili Cheese Dog recipe. All the great flavors of a cheese coney but no bun needed!
Course Appetizer, Crock Pot
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8
Author Quinn Caudill


  • 6-8   3/4 oz. bags Onion Flavored Rings such as Funyuns
  • 1 8 oz. Finely Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 2 15 oz. cans Chili (beans or no beans)
  • 1 10 oz. package hot dogs or smoked sausage, fully cooked.
  • 1 4 oz. Velveeta Cheese Sauce


  • Diced onion
  • Sour Cream


  1. Add the chili, beans or no beans your choice, to a small crock pot.

  2. Slice the hot dogs and add to the chili.
  3. Stir in a pouch of cheese sauce and cook until heated thru.

To assemble:

  1. Carefully open bag of Funyuns or other onion flavored rings. Lightly crush with your hands.
  2. Pour in two ladles of chili cheese dog mixture. Top with shredded cheddar cheese.
  3. Optional: top with chopped onion and a dollop of sour cream.

Recipe Notes

First published by Quinn Caudill for DadWhats4Dinner.com ©2017