Hot Dogs with Chunky Cranberry-Beer Topping

BBQ Hot Dogs with Chunky Cranberry-Beer Topping
  Rate   Print   Save

Prep Time

Cook Time


Serves: 4


330ml bottle raspberry or berry beer
250ml Ocean Spray® Cranberry & Raspberry Juice Drink
50g soft brown sugar
3 tbsp ketchup
2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
1 tsp black pepper
1 garlic clove, finely chopped
1 x 150g pack Ocean Spray® Craisins® Dried Cranberries
4 good quality sausages
4 hot dog buns


Combine beer, juice drink, sugar, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, black pepper and garlic in a large frying pan. Simmer for 10 minutes or until sauce starts to reduce. Add the Craisins® Dried Cranberries and cook, stirring constantly, for 3 minutes or until dried cranberries are plumped. Simmer for a further 5 minutes or until sauce is reduced by half.

Preheat grill to medium heat. Grill sausages for 10 minutes or until cooked through and no longer pink inside. Place grilled sausages in buns. Top each evenly with cranberry mixture.

TIP: Keep any leftover topping and serve with cold meats.

Hot Dogs with Chunky Cranberry-Beer Topping

Hot Dogs with Chunky Cranberry-Beer Topping

This website uses cookies. If you consent to this, click continue to use site If not then you can disable cookies but it will affect your experience of the site. Find out more here.

Reset Your Password

Please enter the email address you used when you signed up.

Join the Fanberry Club!

Ocean Spray is committed to protecting your privacy. The personal data you provide on this form will be used to send you emails about our products and kept for no more than 2 years. You are giving us permission to use your personal data for this purpose when you submit the form. You may opt-out of these emails, and have a right to withdraw your consent and ask us to delete your personal data, at any time.

Our privacy policy provides further details on your rights in relation to your personal data.

Legal Terms and Conditions

Access to and use of this website is subject to the following terms and conditions and all applicable laws which, by accessing and browsing this site, the User accepts without limitation or qualification.

The information set forth in this site concerning any products or services is subject to change without notice. Ocean Spray's products may not be available in all geographic locations.

Trademark Notice

Trademarks, service marks and logos displayed on this website are the exclusive property of Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. Such trademarks may not be used without the express written consent of Ocean Spray. Other product names may be the property of their respective owners.

Serving Sizes

All references to Recommended Daily Allowances and other labeling issues conform to U.S. Law. Requirements in other countries may vary.

Community Submissions

If you submit material on our website, including recipes, reviews, photos or videos:
  1. All information that you communicate with Ocean Spray via this site becomes and remains our property. This means that...
    • We don't have to treat any such submission as confidential.
    • You can't sue us for using the ideas you submit (including, but not limited to, product or advertising ideas).
    • If we use them -- or anything like them -- we don't have to pay you or anyone else for them.
    • We will have exclusive ownership of all present and future rights to submissions of every kind. We can use them for any purpose, without compensating you or anyone else for them.
  2. You acknowledge that you are responsible for any submission you make -- in other words, you acknowledge that you (and not we) have full responsibility for the message, including its legality, reliability, appropriateness, originality, and copyright.
  3. Ocean Spray reserves the right to remove any content from this site at any point in time without notice or reason.