Drunk Dogs

Drunk Dogs


"This recipe has been passed around our family for years. I do not know the origin, but our family loves it. It is now a holiday tradition. It's simple and quick, made with cut up hot dogs or cocktail wieners, brown sugar, whiskey, and tangy ketchup! Serve these little dogs with toothpicks."


1 h 10 m servings
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Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, mix the ketchup, brown sugar, whiskey and cocktail wieners. Reduce heat and simmer 1 hour.
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  1. 58 Ratings


Have made these using 3/4 cup whiskey, then they were simmered in the crockpot for about an hour! the additional whiskey makes a wonderful difference! They are yummy!!! It also helps to use 2 lb...

These are great little appetizers. I use a bit more whisky and brown sugar, with the same amount of ketchup and you can taste the different flavors a bit better.

I think the "kid friendly" rating shouldn't be averaged in because it pulls down the average unfairly! Not everything needs to be for kids. I didn't have ketchup - used what I had, which was 6...

These were fun. I added a bottle of beer, a splash of brandy, some maple syrup, chopped red onion, dash of Worcestershire, and some crumbled bacon. Cooked on med-high in uncovered slow cooker ...

A party favorite around my house. Try this recipe with little smokies instead of hotdogs! Super yummy!!!!! :)

YUM! Of course the day that I want to make these, the store is offering rain checks for the lil smokies. Sooo, I found Johnsonville little "brat bites". Worked great (maybe better). I used o...

This is the only cocktail weinie recipe that I really like. I got it about 20 years ago from (get this) "The White Trash Cookbook," which was written partly as a joke, and partly because it had...

awesome, a huge hit at my church. I used 2lbs of little smokies instead of 1lb. coctail wieners.

These are easy and great!!! The family loved them. You can't eat just one!