Super yummy, reduced-fat smoked cocktail wieners get simmered in a tangy cranberry and barbecue sauce. With only 3 ingredients, this appetizer is ridiculously easy to make and perfect for last minute entertaining. The sauce ingredients might sound a bit strange but together they are amazingly delicious! In addition to an appetizer, you can serve as a main course with mashed potatoes or rice. Each serving, 4 wieners, has only 90 calories and 3 grams of fat.
- ½ cup whole berry cranberry sauce
- ¼ cup barbecue sauce, I like Sweet Baby Rays or Bullseye
- 1 (14 oz.) package Hillshire Farm Turkey Lit’l Smokers (40% less fat), see shopping tip
In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine cranberry sauce and barbecue sauce. Stir and heat until the cranberry sauce is melted. Add cocktail wieners and cook until the wieners are heated through. Use toothpicks for serving.
This recipe can easily be doubled, tripled and such. Make in your crock-pot on low for 2-3 hours, if desired. Or prepare on stove-top and serve in a crock-pot on warm setting.
Leftovers freeze great!
Makes about 45 mini sausages. Each serving 4 wieners
Made with premium turkey, Lit’l Smokies Smoked Sausages have less fat and are a good source of protein. Whether they’re cooked on the stove-top, tossed into a slow cooker with your favorite sauce, or wrapped in dough and baked into pigs in a blanket, they’ll make you the hero of every party.
Most supermarkets sell Hillshire Farm Turkey Lit’l Smokers (40% less fat). You’ll find them either in the sausage section or hotdog/luncheon meat section.
WW Freestyle SmartPoints 3-Blue
WW SmartPoints 3-Green
WW Points Plus 2
|SKINNY FACTS: for 4 wieners
90 calories, 3g fat, 1g sat. fat, 26mg chol, 6g prot, 10g carbs, 0g fiber, 369mg sod, 7g sugar
Serving: 4weinersCalories: 90kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 6gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 26mgSodium: 369mgSugar: 7gBlue Smart Points: 3Green Smart Points: 3Plus Points: 2