Ham Balls

Ham Balls


"This is my newest, favorite meatball recipe. If you like a sweet twist, you'll like this one. The meatballs will be slightly pink inside when done because of the pork, so do not overbake them!"


servings 646 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 646 kcal
  • 32%
  • Fat:
  • 33 g
  • 51%
  • Carbs:
  • 46.1g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 39.6 g
  • 79%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 173 mg
  • 58%
  • Sodium:
  • 1388 mg
  • 56%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine the ham, pork OR sausage, and the ground beef. Stir in the milk, eggs and graham cracker crumbs and mix well. Form into large balls about 2 inches in diameter and place them in a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  3. In a separate medium bowl, combine the soup, vinegar, brown sugar and mustard powder. Mix well and pour over the meatballs.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour or until internal meat temperature reaches 160 degrees F (73 degrees C).


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 36 Ratings


This is by far THE BEST recipe for ham balls. Graham cracker crumbs? Genius! So much better than saltines used in some recipes. I've followed the recipe and love them, sometimes I add about...

I had asked a question earlier about using ham loaf already made up and I found out it did take 3 1/2 to make Beth's recipe. It was wonderful. Thank you. My husband thought it was too sweet. I...

Wow! I was pleasantly surprised! I made this recipe for my fiance last week. We ended up taking leftovers to some friends and he is already wanting to me make it again! I doubled the sauce to...

I have been making these for years and this is a very good recipe. Kids really like these. I also use a the liquid from a can of pineapple juice in my sauce and use regular slatines.

My family loved these. They're awfully rich though. I could see serving these as cocktail fare, where everyone would just have one or two small meatballs.

These ham balls are really good - even my 3 year old eats them! There is plenty to freeze for an easy meal on a busy day.

I make this recipe a little bit differently. I use regulare ham, not the smoked and everyone likes this recipe.

These were really good and a nice taste change. It made a large pan full of meatballs. I think I had 20 large meatballs. The sauce had good flavor. This almost tasted like a mild barbeque. ...

Really good sweet and sour taste. Adults loved it, kids hated it.