Crock Pot Hot Dogs are so easy and perfect for parties and to feed a crowd. The slow cooker does all of the work and the hot dogs stay warm. It is so simple!
Crock Pot Hot Dogs
Everyone loves a good hot dog but what do you do if you need a lot all at once? I tried making Crock Pot Hot Dogs and they were a huge hit. You can adjust the number but I was able to get 52 in my 6 quart slow cooker. This is a game changer!
Whether you are having a graduation party, backyard BBQ or family get together, the crock pot is the easiest way to make a ton of hot dogs at once.
I just love this method because not only does the slow cooker do all of the work but they stay warm until you are ready to enjoy. It is a win all around.
Are crock pot hot dogs good?
Yes, our family loves them. The crock pot cooks them to perfection and keeps them warm until we are ready to eat.
Should I add water?
No! There isn’t any need to add water. In fact, doing so will change the texture of the hot dogs. You definitely do NOT want to add water.
You will need a good slow cooker to make hot dogs in crock pot.
If you are in the market for something new, I really love my Ninja cooker. The nice thing about this is you can brown the meat in the same slow cooker for recipes that call for that.
It is so handy to just have the one pan to clean. It has become of my favorite kitchen appliances.
I also really like this crockpot as well. I use this all the time and it’s great.
My favorite feature is that you can lock the lid down. This is awesome for when you need to take the crockpot somewhere.
Another favorite is this programmable crock pot for when I am am not at home all day. I love coming home to a nice meal ready and waiting!
I also like to use crock pot liners to make clean up a breeze. These plastic bags are worth every penny and save a ton of time.
Ingredients for slow cooker hot dogs:
- 52 Hot Dogs – This is how many we were able to fit in a 6 quart slow cooker. Fill yours up!
How to make hot dogs in the slow cooker:
Place the hot dogs in the crock pot. We used a 6 quarter crock pot but you can use a larger crock pot as well. We put them in vertically and you can put however many you would like.
Do NOT add water to the crock pot.
How long do you put hot dogs in a crockpot?
Cook on high for 2-3 hours until all the hot dogs are warmed and cooked through.
How long can I keep the hot dogs warm after heating them up?
Then switch the crock pot to low to keep them warm. The warm setting is perfect for parties! Once on the warm setting, they are good until you are ready to serve.
Now you know how to cook hot dogs in crock pot.
It is such a time saver and you can spend more time with your guests.
What toppings should I serve?
This is the absolute best hot dog chili recipe and it is super easy. It is the so good.
We also love this coleslaw recipe for the hot dogs. Yum!
Skip the store bought stuff and make your own chili and slaw. You can’t go wrong with these delicious toppings!
Other ideas include:
- Homemade ketchup
- homemade relish
- homemade bbq sauce
- mexican cheese dip
You will love cooking hot dogs in crock pot!
We love to make a hot dog bar and the slow cooker helps so much. It is perfect for so many occasions from labor day and birthday parties to family reunions and block parties and more.
Print this recipe for crock pot hot dogs below:
Crock Pot Hot Dogs
- 52 Hot Dogs (This is how many we were able to fit in a 6 quart crock pot. Fill yours up!)
- Place the hot dogs in the crock pot. We used a 6 quarter crock pot but you can use a larger crock pot as well. We put them in vertically and put however many you would like.
- Do NOT add water to the crock pot.
- Cook on high for 2-3 hours until all the hot dogs are warmed and cooked through.
- Then switch the crock pot to low to keep the hot dogs warm. This is great for parties!
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