One recipe for sweet coleslaw involves 16 ounces of shredded coleslaw, 2/3 cup of mayonnaise, 3 tablespoons of canola oil, 1 tablespoon of white vinegar, 1/3 cup of sugar, 1/4 teaspoon of salt and 1/2 teaspoon of poppy seeds. Whisk the ingredients, and let them sit until the sugar dissolves.
Another sweet coleslaw recipe makes a creamy coleslaw and uses carrots. Shred 1 head of green cabbage and 2 to 4 carrots in a bowl. In a separate bowl, mix 1 cup of mayonnaise with 2 tablespoons each of vinegar and sugar, and pour the mixture over the shredded vegetables. Stir the salad, and let it chill. This recipe takes 15 minutes to prepare and yields 6 to 8 servings.
A recipe for tangy sweet coleslaw from Martha Stewart uses yogurt instead of mayonnaise. In a bowl, combine 1/2 of a cored and shredded green cabbage with 1 peeled and grated carrot, 1 seeded and diced tomato, and 1/4 of a peeled, seeded and diced cucumber. In another bowl, whisk 1/4 cup of plain yogurt, 1/4 cup of mayonnaise, 1 tablespoon of honey, 1 1/2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar and 1/4 teaspoon of coarse salt. Season this mixture with some freshly ground pepper, and toss it with the cabbage mixture.