to the cocktail weenie either giggle or smirk when you
suggest them. But at any party where cocktail weenies
grace the table, you'll find a crowd around a crock
pot stuffing weenie after weenie into their greedy maws.
Inevitably, one person always singles themselves out
as the biggest cocktail weenie pig and goes home with
the nickname "Li'l Smokie." They may be Homer
Simpson's favorite appetizer (who describes the sauce:
"It looks like ketchup, it tastes like ketchup,
but baby, it ain't ketchup!"), but even snobby
Malin secretly relishes Li'l Smokies. You'll need a
2 packages cocktail
weekies, aka Li'l Smokies
2 cups ketchup
1/4 cup pickled jalapenos,
1/4 cup Hell of a Relish,
or another spicy veggie relish
1/4 cup jelly or jam,
whatever type you have on hand
all ingredients in a crock pot.
on high for 15 minutes, then reduce to low. These are
best after half an hour or so. Since they take about
one minute to prep, I usually throw them together before
I start making food or doing last-minute preparations.