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Cocktail Meatballs recipe

These tasty meatballs will disappear quickly from anyone’s holiday party. These do very well in a slow cooker, as you can simmer them before serving, as well as keep them hot for the duration of your party.


– 1 pound of lean ground beef
– 1 egg
– 2 tablespoons of water
– ½ cup bread crumbs
– 3 tablespoons minced onion
– 1 (8 ounces) can of jellied cranberry sauce
– ¾ cup chilli sauce
– 1 tablespoon brown sugar
– 1 ½ teaspoon lemon juice

Directions / Instructions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Step 2

In a large bowl, mix together the ground beef, egg, water, bread crumbs, and minced onion. Roll into small meatballs.

Step 3

Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes, turning once.

Step 4

In a slow cooker or large saucepan over low heat, blend the cranberry sauce, chilli sauce, brown sugar, and lemon juice. Add meatballs, and simmer for 1 hour before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 193 calories; protein 9.8g; carbohydrates 15.2g; fat 10.2g; cholesterol 52.7mg; sodium 84.9mg.

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