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The Best Old-Fashioned Creamy Coleslaw

  • Author: Melissa | My Homemade Roots


This Old Fashioned Creamy coleslaw recipe is full of classic charm and wholesome goodness. With shredded cabbage and carrot in a creamy, tangy dressing, this homemade coleslaw is deliciously satisfying.


Units Scale
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3/4 teaspoon celery seed
  • 16-ounce bag of coleslaw mix, or shred your own cabbage and carrot to equal 16 ounces (about 4 cups)


  1. In a large bowl, combine mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, salt, pepper, and celery seed. Whisk well to combine.
  2. Add shredded cabbage mix and toss with dressing.
  3. Cover and chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours before serving to allow the flavors to blend.