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“I worked at A&W in the Montreal area during my college years and, by far, these were the best "non-steamie" hot dog around! Easy to make and so tasty. In the '70s we used Canadian back bacon - nowadays, they use regular bacon - both taste great. Ohhhhh, the memories :-)”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. cook bacon until crisp/tender and set aside.
  2. split the hot dogs lengthwise but not all the way through.
  3. butterfly the hotdogs on a lightly buttered pan or griddle.
  4. cook on medium heat for about 3 minutes.
  5. flip the hotdogs over.
  6. fold cheese slices in half on the diagonal and put on top of the hotdogs.
  7. add the bacon on top of the cheese.
  8. cook until cheese melts slightly.
  9. lightly butter the hotdog buns and add to the pan; lightly toast both sides.
  10. remove buns and add relish, top with the hotdogs.

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