My Mom's Special Coleslaw

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

This recipe is posted in response to a request. This is my Mom's recipe, which she has been making since she was a young bride in 1938. We love this recipe, and I hope you do too!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together the cream and Miracle Whip.
  2. Add the vinegar, sugar, salt and pepper, mixing well.
  3. Pour over shredded cabbage, mixing well.
  4. Cover and let sit, in refrigerator, for at least 1 hour.
  5. Mix before serving.
  6. NOTE: Sometimes, just to make the salad stretch for company, she would add shredded carrots, or raisins.


Most Helpful

Very tasty and creamy! I Used 6 cups (420 grams) shredded green cabbage, 1/4 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp. black pepper. I did add 1 tsp celery seeds. Although I was skeptical about the cream making the slaw runny, it didn't. I will be making this again and again. So very easy. Thanks for a very good recipe, Miss Annie.

BeachGirl May 13, 2003

This coleslaw had a nice flavor with a little bit of a ting. Made as written. Thanks Miss Annie. Bullwinkle.

bullwinkle September 23, 2006

I made this for New Year's Eve dinner with some roasted chicken. Everyone loved it. I made it the night before. I chop my cabbage pretty fine, so I would probably mix the sauce in 4 or 5 hours in advance. I also added a little more vinegar and salt. Thanks for a great recipe!

Deb Braz January 20, 2006

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