This recipe has been passed down from my grandmother on my father’s side. It has been a favorite in our family especially among the children. It is a unique way to fix hot dogs. No longer do you have to cook hot dogs and just stick it in a bun.
Before you start making the casserole, you will need to prepare white sauce to use as a base. It will make the casserole fluffy and bind it all together.
White Sauce Ingredients
4 tablespoons butter
4 tablespoons of flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups milk
White Sauce Directions
1. In a medium saucepan, melt four tablespoons of butter over low heat.
2. Gradually blend four tablespoons of flour with the melted butter.
3. Next add 1/4 teaspoon of salt.
4. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly for four to five minutes.
5. Gradually add two cup of milk and continue stirring constantly.
6. Continue cooking and stirring slowly until smooth and thickened.
Now it is time to create the casserole. Your kids can help you make this dish. When it comes to cutting the hot dogs, you can cut them yourself or let your child cut them with a plastic knife. If your child helps you, do not leave your child unattended.
3 cans cream of corn
1-2 packages of hot dogs
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
2. In a large, deep casserole dish, add three cans of cream of corn.
3. Add six eggs, mixing well.
4. Add white sauce mixture, blend well.
5. Add hot dogs, mixing evenly. You could use one hot dog package, but two packages will simply add more hot dogs to each serving. Many children love to have as many hot dogs as possible.
6. Bake in the oven for 30-40 minutes. Check frequently. Oven time technically varies. Bake this dish until is solidifies. You can stick a knife in the center to be sure it is cooked completely. If not, continue to bake for ten minutes at a time.
Serves a family of 5.
My family has enjoyed this recipe for three generations. Now I extend this fun recipe to others. We try to fix this casserole once a month and the kids are always excited to hear this casserole is on the menu. Many times they will plea to us to fix it more often. My kids are always involved in fixing this meal. We often fix cornbread to go along with this meal, followed by pie. It doesn’t matter what you fix with it, this casserole is filling and can stand alone.