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

Recipe from

Southern Living


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.