Published Mar 8th
Cocktail Wieners I
Prep 10m Cook 10m Additional - Ready In 20m
Servings 15 servings Calories 340.6

Tasty little smoked cocktail wieners get simmered in a tangy cranberry and chile sauce.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 (16 ounce) can cranberry sauce
  • 12 fluid ounces chili sauce
  • 3 pounds beef cocktail wieners

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 In a 4-quart saucepan over medium heat, combine cranberry sauce and chili sauce
  2. 2 Break the cranberry sauce into smaller pieces with wooden spoon to speed up the melting process
  3. 3 Stir and heat until the cranberry sauce is melted
  4. 4 Add the cocktail wieners and cook until the wieners are heated
  5. 5 Use toothpicks for serving.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 340.6
  • Carbohydrate 19.8 g
  • Cholesterol 56.3 mg
  • Fat 24.3 g
  • Fiber 0.6 g
  • Protein 11.8 g
  • Saturated Fat 10.2 g
  • Sodium 1230.2 mg
  • Sugar 15.4 g


  1. Made these over the holidays and they were a hit. I like to read other reviews for additional suggestions so i also added 2 tbsp brown sugar and 1 tbsp lemon juice. Think it gave them an extra kick. Will try them again.
  2. These were very good. I usually just use BBQ sauce I like this better. I heated on the stove then transfered to a small crock pot Thanks.
  3. Everyone enjoyed these! Kids and adults. I followed the recipe as is adding 2 T brown sugar and 1 T lemon juice as suggested by another reviewer. The ingredients sound a little strange but they meld together perfectly!
  4. I was going to add my recipe for cocktail wieners but found this one that is very similar. The only difference in my recipe is that I add 2 Tbsp. of brown sugar and 1 Tbsp. lemon juice to the sauce. I have been making this for our church Christmas Cantata for years and I - Read more ...
  5. Maybe it's a regional thing but this is a favorite appetizer in Wisconsin. I wouldn't use any other sauce for little weenies - Barbeque sauce is too thick...little weenies in a cranberry and chili sauce mix is always at a party and is always gone by the end of the night.
  6. Instead of cranberry sauce try adding grape jelly...about 4 to 5 tablespoons or to suit taste. Much better!
  7. I'm sorry but this was nasty (atleast to my family and the 2 other families at the party.) I had seen that everyone put them on their plates but noticed that noone was eating them. I tried one myself and I didn't even get it down before I spit it back out. I had to - Read more ...
  8. Don't let these cook longer than needed.