Ultimate Party Meatballs

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Ultimate Party Meatballs
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Makes 30 appetizer servings.

Ingredients

1 14-ounce can Ocean Spray® Jellied Cranberry Sauce
1 12-ounce bottle Heinz® Chili Sauce
1 2-pound bag frozen, pre-cooked, cocktail-size meatballs

Directions

Combine sauces in a large saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring until smooth. Add meatballs. Cover and cook for 15 minutes or until meatballs are heated through, stirring occasionally.

Makes 30 appetizer servings.

Slow cooker Preparation: Place meatballs in a slow cooker. Combine sauces and pour over meatballs. Cover and cook 4 hours on HIGH.


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Slow cooker oops

Zoe from Northville, MI

The pre-cooked meatballs do NOT require four hours on "HIGH" in a slow cooker! I was doubtful to begin with, as stovetop cooking instructions call for only 15 minutes(!) but I tossed everything in the CrockPot for convenience. I checked the meatballs after 90 minutes and by then the sauce was bubbling and reduced in quantity (added 1/3 cup water) and meatballs were steaming. Because the dish was ready ahead of time, I held it on warm until serving time and it was "okay" (not what I expected) but don't know if the flavor was the same as if the sauce had not been over-cooked.

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Janet from Shirley, NY

There's never any left! I have also have put in a red onion and cooked bacon at times. YUMMY !

The only one we make

I got this recipe 3 years ago. It is a hit at every gathering and the only meatball recipe I make now.

Excellent Appetizer!

Years ago I went to Oceanspray in Massachusetts and they had this in their tasting room but with LiL Smokies! I make both types for get togethers and they are the first to go!

Go to potluck dish

This is my go to potluck dish. Every time I make it there are no leftovers. People love it and it is so easy to make. I like to cook it in the crockpot and it only takes a few minutes to prep and is easy to double for larger groups.

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