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Smoked Hotdogs

Many hotdogs you purchase in the store have smoke flavoring added but there is nothing as good as smoked hotdogs made smoky by spending some quality time in your smoker.
Course Entree
Cuisine Hot Smoking
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings 6 -8
Author Jeff Phillips


  • 3 lbs of hotdogs (go for quality here if possible)
  • Jeff’s rub recipe
  • hotdog buns
  • Condiments (mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup, etc.)
  • Hotdog fixins (onions, chili, coleslaw, grated cheese, chopped jalapeños, etc.)


Prepare Hotdogs for Smoking

  • Remove hotdogs from package
  • Roll hotdogs in Jeff's rub making sure to not miss the ends

Smoking the Hotdogs

  • Prepare smoker for cooking at 225°F
  • Once smoker is ready, place hotdogs directly on smoker grate
  • Apply hickory or other wood smoke the entire time
  • Let the hotdogs cook for about an hour or until they are heated through
  • Remove from smoker and serve immediately