Fun With Franks
For each serving, fry 1 slice bacon 2 minutes on each side. Split 1 frankfurter lengthwise, not cutting completely through. Place one of the fillings below in the cut.
Apple-Cheese: 2 slices unpared apple and 1 strip process American Cheese
Peanut Butter: Crunchy peanut butter or peanut butter and salted peanuts
Orange: 3 mandarin orange segments
Melon: 3 canteloupe or honeydew balls or 1 melon wedge
Onion: 1 green onion or a dill pickle slice
Savory Stuffing: Mix 1/3 cup chopped sweet pickle, 1 slice bacon, crisply fried and crumbed, and 2 cups dry herbed stuffing mix prepared as directed on package. Enough for 8 frankfurters.
Wrap each frankfurter with bacon; secure with wooden picks. Place on grill 4 inches from medium coals. Cook 12 to 15 minutes, turning frequently.
For each serving, make diagonal cuts in frankfurter, not cutting completely through. Baste with cola-flavored carbonated beverage, pineapple preserves or mixture of 1 tablespoon brown sugar and 1 1/2 teaspoons horseradish.
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