Cranberry Meatballs

Cranberry Meatballs


"This is a great recipe for people who would like to try something different for Thanksgiving. It makes a delicious side to any kind of turkey dish, and is very simple to make."


{{adjustedServings}} servings 718 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 718 kcal
  • 36%
  • Fat:
  • 37 g
  • 57%
  • Carbs:
  • 69.6g
  • 22%
  • Protein:
  • 26.1 g
  • 52%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 163 mg
  • 54%
  • Sodium:
  • 1432 mg
  • 57%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. (175 degrees C).
  2. Mix together the hamburger, bread crumbs, eggs, soy sauce, pepper, garlic powder and ketchup. Form into small balls and bake for 30 minutes.
  3. In a saucepan over low heat, combine the cranberry sauce, barbecue sauce, brown sugar and lemon juice. Simmer and stir until smooth. Add meat balls and simmer for I hour. Serve warm.
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  1. 111 Ratings


I made with the frozen meatballs. I mixed together the sauce in the crockpot, threw in the meatballs, and set on low all day. They were fantastic! We had baked potatoes and green beans with it a...

These meatballs were really good! I changed the sauce just a bit, less bbq sauce more cranberry sauce and orange juice instead of lemon. I also browned the meatballs in a skillet before baking t...

I made this for a Christmas party a couple of years ago, and had numerous requests for the recipe! I am about to make it again for a potluck, and am going to take the recipe along with me, as I...