Mom's Little Smokies

Mom's Little Smokies


"These are great for the holidays or special occasions. I am always asked to bring these for our office parties and they are the first to go."


25 m servings 404 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 404 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 30.4 g
  • 47%
  • Carbs:
  • 19.8g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 14.8 g
  • 30%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 70 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 1653 mg
  • 66%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Stir the ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar, mustard, cinnamon, and cloves together in a saucepan over low heat; cook until completely warmed, about 5 minutes. Add the sausages and continue cooking until the sausages are heated through, stirring occasionally, about 25 minutes.
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  1. 31 Ratings


I exchanged 5 oz of the ketchup for bbq sauce and added 5 drops of tabasco sauce. I had read that someone thought it was to ketchupy and what I did corrected that. They went fast!

Delicious, and very easy to make! Used 1 cup of ketchup, and 3/4 a cup of Barbecue Sauce.

This sauce is so good! I love the cinnamon and clove addition. Adds just the right amount of spice.

I got the courage to go with this recipe with the unusual ingredients of cinnamon and cloves.... glad I did. This is slightly different from your typical BBQ sauce type dish - and certainly not...

Yum! I made it exactly how stated and love the taste. It's different than the typical bbq sauce & jelly recipe that people tend to do but in a very good way. Everything blends together nicely...

Delicious! I was skeptical of the cinnamon and cloves, but they really made the sauce tasty. I doubled all the ingredients except for the ketchup, and it wasn't too ketchupy tasting. My husband ...

I have always used bottled bbq sauce to make lil smokies, but these were really good and very easy. I added some garlic and onion powders. I will probably make them like this from now on! Thanks.

It was okay. Better after many hours of soaking in the sauce. It still carried that ketchup taste. Not sure what I'd do differently. Great in a pinch since most of the ingredients are in your ki...

Omitted the cloves, and didn't have mustard, used Mcd's honey mustard instead.