Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is so easy. I make it each year for my Christmas buffet and it is always one of the first dishes to disappear!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (12 ounce) bottle chili sauce (I use Heinz)
  • 1 cup grape jelly
  • 1 -3 lb Little Smokies sausage (cocktail sausages)


  1. Mix all ingredients.
  2. Cook in crockpot for one hour or on stove top for 30 minutes.
  3. (I personally like mine to cook slowly for a longer time until sauce thickens and is clinging to the sausages.).
Most Helpful

I was a little wary of this - wasn't sure about the grape jam and chili sauce but it really is great. You can't tell it's grape jam and it adds a slightly sweet flavor to them. I thought it was excellent.

stacylu January 27, 2003

Love these. I have even used sliced smoked sausage in a pinch. Wieners work too.

riffraff January 27, 2003

This sauce works great for meatballs too. I get so many compliments and requests for the recipe - it's almost embaressing. You can use the frozen meatballs and add them to the sauce while it's cooking. Enjoy!

halfliter January 25, 2003

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