Christmas Ketchup

Southern Living
Christmas Ketchup
During the holidays it's always fun to let cranberry sauce be the star condiment. This sweet and tangy sauce is great spooned over cream cheese for a quick and easy appetizer, or you can spread it on a mini pork tenderloin sandwich or a ham biscuit.  
2 1/4 cups


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1 (16-ounce) can jellied cranberry sauce*
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup white vinegar
1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons water


Combine cranberry sauce and next 6 ingredients in a medium saucepan. Stir together flour and 2 tablespoons water until smooth; add to cranberry mixture.

Bring mixture to a boil, stirring constantly; reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat; cool. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator. Serve with cream cheese and gourmet crackers or with meat.

*Whole-berry cranberry sauce may be substituted.

Created date

October 2003