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Cocktail Smokies recipe, as seen on Taste of Southern.

How To Make Cocktail Smokies Recipe

  • Author: Steve Gordon
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: Varies
  • Category: Appetizers
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American


Follow our step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to learn how to make Cocktail Little Smokies. Its the perfect appetizer for your next party and a Taste of Southern family favorite. Quick and easy to make, and ready in less than an hour.



  • 1 can jellied Cranberry Sauce (16oz)
  • 1 bottle Chili Sauce (12oz)
  • ½ cup Mustard
  • 1 jar Currant Jelly (10oz)
  • 2 Tablespoons Brown Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 2 lbs Little Smokie Cocktail Weiners or Smoked Sausages


  1. Place a large sauce pot over Medium heat on your stove top.
  2. Add cranberry sauce.
  3. Add chili sauce.
  4. Add mustard.
  5. Add currant jelly.
  6. Add brown sugar.
  7. Add lemon juice.
  8. Stir and cook mixture over Medium heat until jelly and sauce have melted.
  9. Place the little smokie sausages in a baking dish.
  10. Pour the heated sauce over the smokies.
  11. Bake in 350F degree oven for 30 minutes.
  12. Enjoy!


If you can’t find Currant Jelly, you can easily substitute grape jelly instead.

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