The Hungry Elephant

I don’t know about you, but pogo sticks are a staple of my childhood. Even before starting keto, I ate them every once in while. SO GOOD. So I had to try homemade pogo sticks and trust me, they were worth it.
They tasted just like store bought.

For this recipe, I used jumbo hot dogs.. If you use the same, cut them in half. If you use regular hot dogs keep them the same size..

What you’ll need:

  • 2 cups skim mozzarella cheese
  • 3/4 cups almond flour
  • 8 jumbo hot dogs halved
  • 16 popsicle sticks

First make your fathead dough.
In a pan, melt your cheese and almond flour. Stir consistently until a dough forms – about 5 minutes.

Take one of your hot dog halves & stick a popsicle stick into the cut end.

Take a piece of dough and wrap it around the hot dog. Squeezing so that the dough seals around the hot dog and the stick.

Place them onto a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for 30 minutes at 350!


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  1. txgrandma

    October 3, 2017 at 6:29 am

    Very clever. Looking forward to trying this. Thanks!

  2. Cindy Walker

    February 26, 2018 at 9:03 am

    Can you deep fry them instead of baking?

    • hungryelephant

      February 26, 2018 at 10:37 am

      Hiya! I’m sure you can. I haven’t tried but just make sure they are secured around the hot dog before frying so they don’t unravel


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