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Versatile Salad Dressing

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"'This is absolutely my most-used dressing,' relates Erlene Cornelius of Spring City, Tennessee. 'It's so creamy, mild and versatile--it gives old-fashioned goodness to potato salad, coleslaw and even deviled eggs.'"
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15 m servings
Original recipe yields 60 servings


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  1. In a saucepan, combine sugar, flour, salt and mustard; stir in eggs. Gradually stir in vinegar and water until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Cover and refrigerate. Just before serving, combine desired amount of base with an equal amount of mayonnaise. Serve as a dressing for potato salad, coleslaw or salad greens. Refrigerate leftovers.


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This is a great recipe to have around. I made this as a sauce for eggplant instead of the standard marinara and cheese for eggplant parm. My husband asked me "From which gourmet restaurant did...

The perfect slaw dressing. I find stirring with a whisk ensures that it will be smooth every time.

Being from Spring City, Tennessee myself I HAD to try is wonderful !!! Many thanks for a wonderful variation to the same 'ol stuff !!