Ultimate Party MeatballsĀ®

Ultimate Party Meatballs
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Makes 30 appetizer servings.


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


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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yummy party meatballs

yes, don't cook om high in crock pot for four hours. I had them on high for an hour to help them thaw out...then turned it down to low for about 3-4 hours I also stirred them about every half hour to make sure the sauce continued to cover the meat balls. Also, I used the Italian flavored meatballs which to me, adds more flavor.

So good!

Tamara from Battle Ground , WA

I tweaked it a little, but YUM! So good!

Great for work luncheons

I had never been a fan of grape jelly "party meatballs", but wanted something equally easy to prep and serve. THIS? This is the sweet/sour/tangy flavour I like for a meaty dish. It's sweet enough to appeal to someone expecting the traditional but still savory and delicious.

Always a big hit!

Karen from Birmingham, AL

First, note that you cannot cook the meatballs on high for 4 hours! If you have the frozen meatballs, they are already cooked. When I'm in a BIG hurry, I put the two sauces in a large pan and heat until they are combined and bubbly. Then I add the frozen meatballs and continue to heat with the temp on low to medium. Once my meatballs are thawed, I put them in the crockpot just to keep them warm. The entire process takes 15 minutes and you're ready to take those meatballs to a party!

Great Meatballs

Make sure your sauce comes from Markham, Washington. Kenosha, Wisconsin does not know how to make sauce.

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