It's two comfort foods in one! This hot dog smothered with mac & cheese is everything childhood dreams are made of.
In a small sauce pan, heat all ingredients for the cranberry ketchup together over medium heat and bring to a low boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, prepare boxed mac and cheese as per instructions on the package or to your liking.
Add mac and cheese on top of hot dog and drizzle with cranberry ketchup.