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Ruby-Red Pretzel Dip

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. Cook: 10 min. + chilling


16 servings (2 tablespoons each)

Plain pretzels get a pretty coating and tangy taste from this thick, festive blend. —Grace Yaskovic, Branchville, New Jersey


  • 1 can (14 ounces) jellied cranberry sauce
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon cold water
  • Red food coloring, optional
  • Pretzels


  1. Place first seven ingredients in a saucepan; heat through over medium heat, whisking until blended. In a small bowl, mix flour and cold water until smooth; stir into cranberry mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 2 minutes. If desired, tint with food coloring.
  2. Remove to a bowl; cool slightly. Refrigerate, covered, overnight. Serve with pretzels.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons dip: 75 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 13mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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