Boxer Dropper Bratwurst with Buffalo Chicken Cheese Dip
Bratwurst dog in a pretzel
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  • For Bratwurst

    • 1 bratwurst, uncooked
    • 1 pretzel bun
    • 2 tablespoons buffalo chicken dip (recipe below)
  • For Buffalo Chicken Cheese Dip

    • 2 (8-ounce) packages reduced-fat cream cheese
    • 3/4 cup (6 ounces) cayenne pepper sauce (Crystal or Frank's RedHot)
    • 1/2 cup ranch dressing or blue cheese dressing
    • 1 1/4 - 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cooked and chopped (3 to 4 chicken breast halves or about 3 cups chopped)
    • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese or mozzarella


For hot dog:

  1. Grill bratwurst over medium-low heat (low and slow) for about 20 minutes turning dogs every five minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 170F.
  2. Place brat in pretzel bun and top with buffalo chicken dip. Serve warm.

For dip:

  1. Combine cream cheese, pepper sauce, and ranch dressing in a small saucepan. Heat over low heat, stirring frequently, until melted.
  2. Stir in chicken and cheddar cheese. Stir until combined and everything is melted through.
  3. Serve leftover dip warm with tortilla chips, crackers, or vegetables.