Cheese Dog Bread Rolls

Cheese Dog Bread Rolls are as fun to make as they are to eat and are the best use of day-old sliced bread. Golden, crunchy, and stuffed with meaty hot dogs and melty cheese, they’re a hearty snack or appetizer kids and adults alike will love!

We love all forms of bread at home, so I always ensure we have a loaf or two ready for our favorite spreads, such as chicken salad or cheese pineapple. But sometimes, my eyes are bigger than our stomachs, and I end up buying more than we can comfortably consume.

However, the bread loaves never go to waste; there are so many delicious ways to revamp day-old extras into amazing snacks or desserts! I like to turn pan de leche rolls into Hawaiian bread pudding or sliced white bread into ham or cheese dog bread rolls.

If you’re looking for the perfect after-school treat for the kiddos or fun appetizers for the adults in the house, these stuffed bread rolls are it! Golden, crunchy, and filled with meaty hot dogs and melty cheese on the inside, they’re sure to be hit.

Not only do they make a fun and tasty snack, but they are also easy to make with only a handful of ingredients. Plus, they’re freezable for anytime cravings!



  • Sliced sandwich bread is perfect for this recipe! I prefer white, but feel free to use wheat for extra nutrition.
  • Hot dogs– I use Filipino-style  “red hot dogs”
  • Cheese– Eden is my favorite brand to use here, but any quick melt cheese should do.
  • Eggs and milk– beat together to make an egg wash which will help the breading to stick
  • Panko bread crumbs– use Panko for the best crunch!
  • Oil– choose oil with a high smoke point and neutral taste such as canola, safflower, or corn oil

How to serve and store

  • These crunchy cheese and hot dog rolls are delicious as a snack or appetizer with a dipping sauce, such as ketchup, mustard, BBQ sauce, sweet and sour sauce, or Ranch dressing.
  • As they’re best enjoyed freshly cooked, I suggest storing them unfried. Arrange in a single layer on a baking sheet, cover with film, and freeze until firm. When frozen, transfer to resealable bags and keep in the refrigerator for up to 3 months. This way, they won’t stick together when frozen.
  • Fry frozen and adjust the temperature during cooking as needed to ensure they don’t burn on the outside before fully heated through on the inside.



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