A can of soda adds sweetness to the homemade sauce in this recipe. Use this delightful sauce to top grilled hot dogs or most any grilled meat.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Recipe Summary

15 mins
45 mins
10 mins
5 mins
8 hot dogs and 4 cups sauce


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  • For sauce, in medium saucepan cook and stir onion and garlic in hot butter over medium heat about 10 minutes until onions are tender. Add all ingredients except hot dogs, buns, and toppers. Reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 15 minutes. Cook, uncovered, until sauce begins to thicken, 20 to 30 minutes. Remove from heat. Cool sauce 10 minutes.

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  • Puree sauce in pan with immersion blender, or transfer to a blender jar, cover, and blend until smooth.

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  • Meanwhile, on charcoal grill cook hot dogs on rack directly over medium coals for 5 to 7 minutes or until heated through.(For gas grill, heat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Cook on grill rack over heat. Cover; grill as above.) Serve hot dogs on buns with toppers. Makes 8 hot dogs and 4 cups sauce.

Nutrition Facts

338 calories; total fat 19g; saturated fat 8g; polyunsaturated fat 2g; monounsaturated fat 9g; cholesterol 32mg; sodium 1030mg; potassium 221mg; carbohydrates 30g; fiber 1g; sugar 10g; protein 11g; vitamin a 194IU; vitamin c 2mg; thiaminmg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalents 3mg; vitamin b6mg; folate 52mcg; vitamin b12 1mcg; calcium 81mg; iron 2mg.

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Hey It's Deonna from the Child at Heart blog! I featured this recipe in my tribute to Dr. Pepper recipes. I am happy to share it and pinned it from your site to my Pinterest board all about Dr. Pepper. Thanks! Also following you now on Pinterest :) Come check it out the post at http://www.thechildatheartblog.com/2014/04/dr-pepper-recipes-desserts-main-dishes.html