25+ BEST Sauces for Hot Dogs (Easy Recipes)

Tired of the same old ketchup and mustard on your hot dogs? I’ve got you covered with these 25+ delicious sauces for hot dogs that will take your grilling game to the next level. Try them all and discover a new favorite today!

Are you tired of the same old hot dog toppings?

Do you crave something more flavorful and exciting?

Look no further than these 25+ sauces that will take your grilling to the next level. Get ready to spice up your hot dog game like never before!

Be sure to check out these 30+ delicious sides for hot dogs too!

The BEST Sauces for Hot Dogs

Overhead shot of small bowl of fry sauce next to plate of fries.
This famous In-N-Out Sauce is easy to make at home! 6 simple ingredients are transformed into a sweet, briny, and tangy sauce that’s perfect for hot dogs, burgers, finger foods, and homemade Animal Fries.
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This is the BEST Beer Chili recipe! A hearty one-pot chili with beans that’s rich, spicy and perfect for topping hot dogs.
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Hand holding jar of homemade bbq sauce
This Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe is so easy!  Made in just 15-minutes with simple ingredients you probably already have on hand.
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Chick fil a sauce on plate with french fries.
This homemade Chick-Fil-A Sauce tastes just like the real thing! A cross between smoky barbecue sauce and creamy honey mustard creates the ideal sauce for hot dogs.
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Overhead shot of kimchee in jar with chopsticks.
This easy Kimchee (Kimchi) recipe will teach you to make authentic kimchee at home. It's easy to do with these simple steps!
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Bowl of guacamole on tray with chips.
This fresh and vibrant Guacamole recipe is so easy! Mix it up in minutes for a creamy, southwestern hot dog twist.
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Homemade ketchup in just 5 minutes – Super easy to make, rich in flavour and definitely healthier than the store-bought version.
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Boom boom sauce in small jar with fry dipping into it.
Add a sweet and spicy kick to your fries, burgers, and more with Boom Boom Sauce! It’s an easy chili and mayo dipping sauce made from ingredients you likely already have in your kitchen.
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Restaurant ranch dressing in small glass jar with spoon.
This Homemade Ranch Dressing is hands down the best, most crave-worthy ranch you've ever had. This recipe can rival any restaurant ranch dressing!
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Overhead shot of small glass jar of honey mustard sauce next to honey wand and small bowl of mustard
This easy homemade Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce recipe is made with just 4-ingredients! It will be ready in 5 minutes! All you need to make it are yellow mustard, dijon mustard, mayonnaise and honey. 
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Use your homegrown cucumbers to make this simple, homemade pickle relish. Canned for longer storage this relish can be enjoyed all year long!
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Small bowl of aji amarillo sauce topped with habanero pepper and surrounded by french fries.
This Aji Amarillo Sauce is a spicy and versatile Peruvian condiment. Spicy yellow pepper paste is blended with creamy and tangy ingredients, leaving you with an outstanding dipping sauce, spread, or dressing.
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White bbq sauce in small jar with spoon.
This Alabama White BBQ Sauce is a rich and tangy twist on traditional barbecue sauce. Made with mayo, horseradish, and seasonings, the bold flavors pair perfectly with grilled meats and so much more!
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A step-by-step pictured tutorial on how to make sauerkraut (it’s super easy!) that is both incredibly healthy and delicious!
Get the RECIPE from Daring Gourmet
Bang bang sauce in small black bowl with serving spoon.
Add a tangy, sweet and spicy kick to your chicken nuggets with Bang Bang Sauce! It’s an easy, creamy chili and mayo dipping sauce made from ingredients you likely already have in your kitchen.
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Hand holding spoon dipped into jar of buffalo sauce.
This Buffalo Wing Sauce recipe can be made mild, medium or hot to suit your taste preference. It's the BEST Buffalo Sauce and made with only 4-ingredients!
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Jar of chipotle crema with spoon on small plate next to lime wedges and small bowl of chipotles.
Add some smoke and spice to your favorite recipes with this Chipotle Crema. A Mexican-inspired sauce, this creamy mix is made with chipotles in adobo to give a boost to tacos, salads, and more!
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Making pesto mayo literally could not be easier! Only 7 ingredients, and a few minutes of time are needed for this super creamy flavour bomb.
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Crema arranged on plate with limes and cilantro.
This quick and tangy Cilantro Lime Crema is ready in just 5 minutes. Better than sour cream, this Mexican condiment is flavored with fresh cilantro and lime juice to create a creamy and vibrant dressing, taco topping, or dipping sauce.
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A quick recipe to make curry ketchup at home within minutes. Flavorful and balanced flavors to take your ketchup to the next level!
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This Comeback Sauce Recipe is the epitome of quick and easy. It’s a popular Southern dipping sauce you can use for chicken, chips, fries, vegetables and beyond.
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This easy to make savory-sweet caramelized onion jam recipe is a great way to preserve onions. It’s divine on hot dogs!
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This garlic aioli is creamy, garlicky & ready in just 5 minutes! It’s an easy sauce made with fresh garlic, egg yolk, olive oil & lemon juice.
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This easy recipe makes the best tangy, sweet and savory jam with tomatoes! It can be prepared as a tomato freezer jam or for canning, and is terrific to spread on sandwiches or serve as a dip.
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Sriracha mayo is delicious with just about everything! This easy recipe uses only two simple ingredients and it’s made in 15 seconds.
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Cranberry Mustard: Leftovers Transformed
This Cranberry Mustard recipe is the perfect way to transform leftover cranberry sauce and is delicious on hot dogs!
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How to make ahead and store

Many of these hot dog sauce recipes can be made ahead of time and stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for a few days. Simply check the individual recipes for full storing instructions and details on how to make ahead. 

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25+ BEST Sauces for Hot Dogs

Tired of the same old ketchup and mustard on your hot dogs? I've got you covered with these 25+ delicious sauces for hot dogs that will take your grilling game to the next level. Try this In-N-Out Sauce. It's easy to make at home with 6 simple ingredients!
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Prep Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 6 people



  • Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and stir to combine.
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Calories: 101kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 0.2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.02g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 188mg | Potassium: 25mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 107IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 0.1mg

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