Published Mar 8th
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. Break the cranberry sauce into smaller pieces with wooden spoon to speed up the melting process. Stir and heat until the cranberry sauce is melted. Add the cocktail wieners and cook until the wieners are heated. 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

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  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.