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MeeMaw's 5-Star Coleslaw Dressing

Rated as 4.53 out of 5 Stars

"Better than that famous chicken restaurant chain, I promise. Mix together and pour over grated or diced cabbage. Keeps in the fridge for several weeks because of the vinegar."
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10 m servings 244
Original recipe yields 32 servings (6 cups)


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  1. Whisk sugar with cider vinegar in a large bowl until sugar has dissolved. Mix in mayonnaise, yellow mustard, celery seed, and salt until thoroughly combined.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 244 calories; 22.7 10.6 0.4 11 609 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Very good! I found it to taste best when freshly made. It was still very good when chilled but it will lose some of that crunch.

Most helpful critical review

If you only have one head of cabbage DO NOT use the full recipe for the sauce. It makes way too much. Half the recipe, at least, maybe reduce it by 2/3.

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Very good! I found it to taste best when freshly made. It was still very good when chilled but it will lose some of that crunch.

I used the available option to change serving size to 6. I followed the directions and changed nothing (except the serving size), and it is just right for the tastebuds in my family. I placed ...

Easy, quick & all ingredients on hand. Reduced recipe to 1 1/2 T sugar, 1 T cider vinegar, 1/3 c mayo (maybe more), 1 t mustard (more to taste), 1 t celery seed and kosher salt to taste.

Great recipe. Nice and simple. I had to make a smaller batch and the mustard is a nice touch.

This is Fabulous!! Tastes so much like "famous chicken fast food" slaw dressing. I adjusted servings for four - only used a heaping 1/4 cup mayo making this very economical - was enough for medi...

I hate giving out a five star rating. It implies that there is no room for improvement. Really, this recipe doesn't need improvement. As long as you are careful about the amount of dressing you ...

This has become a family favorite. I always make the full recipe, to have an extra pint for a friend and one in the refrigerator. To me, this is just a great all around dressing! I love it on a ...

Loved it! I've been looking for one with celery seed in it that i like and this one is it. I made it exactly as written too. No changes necessary.

OMG...this is sooooo good!!!!