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Cocktail Meatballs

4.5 stars
By: Lara
"These tasty meatballs will disappear quickly from anyone's holiday party. My mom makes them every year for New Years Eve, and now so do I. 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."
Recipe Provided by allrecipes.com
  • Prep Time 20 Minutes
  • Cook Time 1 Hour 25 Minutes
  • Ready In 1 Hour 45 Minutes
  • Serves 10

Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 0.5 cup bread crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons minced onion
  • 1 (8 ounce) can jellied cranberry sauce
  • 0.8 cup chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1.5 teaspoons lemon juice

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • 2. In a large bowl, mix together the ground beef, egg, water, bread crumbs, and minced onion. Roll into small meatballs.
  • 3. Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes, turning once.
  • 4. In a slow cooker or large saucepan over low heat, blend the cranberry sauce, chili sauce, brown sugar, and lemon juice. Add meatballs, and simmer for 1 hour before serving.

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving: Calories 193 | Total Fat 10.2g | Saturated Fat 4g | Cholesterol 55mg | Sodium 85mg | Carbohydrates 15.2g | Fiber 0.5g | Protein 9.8g