Cocktail Meatballs IV

Cocktail Meatballs IV

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"This is an extremely easy appetizer that keeps them coming back for seconds."


1 h servings 601 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 601 kcal
  • 30%
  • Fat:
  • 40.4 g
  • 62%
  • Carbs:
  • 33.4g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 25.7 g
  • 51%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 129 mg
  • 43%
  • Sodium:
  • 313 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line a large roasting pan with aluminum foil.
  2. Shape ground beef into golf-size balls. Place on prepared roasting pan for 20 to 25 minutes until done.
  3. Meanwhile heat the jelly, chili sauce and mustard together in a 2 quart Dutch oven. Drain and add meatballs to the Dutch oven. Cover and simmer on low for 1/2 hour. Serve hot in chaffing dish with toothpicks.
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  1. 202 Ratings


Fantastic! Everybody loves these. Like other reviewers, I think it calls for a bit more chili sauce. I used a 4 lb. bag of frozen meatballs, a 32 oz. jar of grape jam, a 12 oz. jar of chili s...

Really good! i put a costco pack of frozen meatballs (3/4 of the italian meatball pack.. .it was all that would fit in the crock pot!), two heinz bottles of chili sauce, 40 oz of smuckers grape...

Made these as an appetizer for a large gathering. 15 pounds (3 bags) of armour carmelized pre-made meatballs, 3 jars of chile sauce 1 jar of grape jelly, I used powdered mustard and 3 tablespoo...

I was pretty skeptical about this recipe, I mean grape jelly and chili sauce? It sounds like an unlikely combo. But I was having 60 people for my son's first birthday and needed something easy...

I made these meatballs for a Super Bowl Party and they came out great. Everyone wanted the recipe. I made my own italian meatballs and used one jar of Heinz chili sauce and one jar of Smuckers g...

Delicious! I used frozen meatballs and turned out great. I also used the entire jar of jelly (18oz) and the whole bottle of chili sauce. Put in the crockpot on low for about 90 minutes. They wen...

These are soooooo good! My husband and daughter loved them as much as I did and it's not easy to find something all of us like! We had a package of frozen meatballs in the freezer that we didn'...

Another old family favorite! Definitely try these meatballs! I personally use the pre-made meatballs (frozen) to save time. Everyone always loves them!!

Great recipe, although I added a little more jelly for a better taste, and used frozen meatballs. I just dumped it all in the crockpot and let it cook for 2 hours. YUMMY!