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My husband does not agree but I think baking is the way to go in most cases simply because it’s healthier. He prefers “authentic” cooking styles. I prefer a healthier meal but one that still tastes damn good. I’m slowly working him in. One day I hope he’ll have a greater appreciation for baked goods. Until then, I’ll feed my baked goods to my kids.

My daughter, a very picky eater, loves those Stair Fair corn dogs. I hated the thought of feeding them to her but when she refuses to eat anything else, I fold. So. I thought, “Hey, at least let me give her a bit of a healthier corn dog.” So, here’s my baked version of a corn dog. My kids both approved. I thought they were great and my hubby… well he did eat them. =)

Homemade Corn Dog Muffins

Homemade Corn Dog Muffins -- Baked not Fried

Here's a healthier version of corn dogs. Your kids will love them - mine do!
Author: Angela G.
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Cuisine: American
Skill Level: Easy
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 12 Servings
Yield: 12 corn dog muffins

Ingredients
 

  • 4 cooked hot dogs or sausage links
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup corn meal
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • ½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • *If you're in a Jiffy there's always boxed mix. There are a lot of preservatives in the boxed stuff but I mean, you are eating hot dogs so...

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400˚.
  • Boil, grill or warm up hot dogs in microwave (:30). Cut hot dogs into thirds.
  • Mix flour, corn meal, sugar, baking powder, and salt together. Stir in milk, egg, and vegetable oil.
  • Spoon batter into lined muffin tin; fill 1/4 of the cup. Place one hot dog third into each cup. Top off with remaining batter and bake for 10-12 minutes. Store in ziplock bag to keep moist.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 85kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 176mg | Potassium: 47mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 28IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg
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