We are gearing into baseball season, and our nights suddenly became a bit busier. When I say we need quick and easy “hold you over” until dinner snacks, I mean it. (Get home at 4pm, game at 6pm, then dinner, bath and bed…)  One hearty snack my children love is corn dogs, but they don’t necessarily need a huge hot dog before a game. Once we found out about mini corn dogs, we were set (it’s easier than you think!) Keep reading to find out how to make mini corn dog muffins!

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With just a few simple pantry ingredients, you can make these and have them ready for game days, after school snacks, lunch, dinner or parties!  (We served them at our Carnival-themed party, and they were a big hit!)

How To Make Mini Corn Dog Muffins

1 package (8.5 ounces) JIFFY Corn Muffin Mix
    *This is a good corn muffin mix alternative if you want more honey in the mix.
1/3 cup milk
1 egg, beaten
2 tablespoons butter, melted
4 bun-length hot dogs, each cut into 6 pieces

Mini Corn Dog Muffins – process 1

Start by preheating your oven to 400F. While that’s heating up, grease a mini muffin tin (1 pan of 24 or 2 pans of 12) with non-stick cooking spray and set aside.

Mini Corn Dog Muffins – process 8 In a medium mixing bowl, stir together the JIFFY cornbread mix, milk, egg, and melted butter just until combined and all is wet. Do not overmix.

Mini Corn Dog Muffins – process 10

Next, pour the cornbread mix into the 24 wells of the prepared mini muffin tin.

Mini Corn Dog Muffins – process 13

Place one piece of hot dog in the center of each muffin and press each hot dog down about halfway into the batter.

Mini Corn Dog Muffins – process 16

Bake the mini corn dog muffins at 400F for 9-12 minutes, until the muffins are golden brown around the edges.  Cool slightly before serving.   Serve with ketchup and mustard.

Makes 8 servings – this recipe can be doubled as needed.

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