Marshmallow & Hot Dog Finger Food

Jan 19, 2007 by Chboogs D. Putipina | 3 Comments| Share it:   



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This is the most common centerpiece for a kids birthday party here in the Philippines. Very easy to prepare and enjoyable enough for kids and adults alike. Making this for my brother’s birthday to go with his favorite spaghetti.


  • Prep: ~30 mins.
  • Cook: ~30 mins.
  • Serves: 10

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  • 10 hot dogs
  • 1 pack marshmallows - assorted color
  • 1/2 a head of a cabbage
  • toothpicks
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil

Step 1

In a pan put about 1/4 cup of water and 1 tbsp of oil. Let it boil and add in the hot dogs. Cook them for about 3 minutes. Then pull them out and set aside.


Step 2

Slice the hot dogs in bite size pieces almost the same size as your mallows.


Step 3

Get a toothpick and just start skewering them. Afterwards stick them into the cabbage head and just work your way out to filling it. Kids can help with just a bit of supervision from adults on this part.


Step 4

Stick them around the cabbage filling the gaps and working on a colorful pattern. Put on the table together with the rest of your party meals and just let the kids help themselves picking up this pretty and yummy finger foods!

Now that you have learned how to make marshmallow & hot dog finger food, please be sure to view these other pork recipes. Also, you will love these Filipino recipes.


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user does not have an avatar miia

Jul 19, 2008

this brings back childhood memories =] .. i love those filipino hotdogs!

user does not have an avatar painrelief

Jul 31, 2008

this is interesting

user does not have an avatar Tamika Cooke

Feb 09, 2013

Hotdogs and mallows are always children’s favorite with or without parties around them. No matter what they do, they can be stopped when you serve this kind of food.

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