Mini corn dogs are the perfect dinner party appetizer! When you walk into the room with a platter of cute little battered hot dogs, everyone will be in awe. They'll think they took forever to make, but the recipe really is super simple. Cut regular hot dogs in half to make them smaller or use Lit'l Smokies because they're perfectly bite-sized.
This recipe is the perfect introduction to deep frying because you'll have to individually fry all 24 of the sausages. It's really easy but it will provide lots of practice. Use just enough oil so the corn dogs will be completely submerged. Depending on the size of the Dutch oven, this could be anywhere from 4 to 8 cups.