Harried Housewife: Cranberry Cocktail Meatballs

The Harried Housewife's recipe for Cranberry Cocktail Meatballs.

Posted: Nov. 13, 2017 1:14 PM
Updated: Nov. 13, 2017 1:21 PM

The Harried Housewife’s RECIPE BOX

By Cynthia O’Connor O’Hara

Cranberry Cocktail Meatballs

1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
1/2 cup plain bread crumbs
1 small onion, minced
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 egg, slightly beaten

3/4 cup jellied cranberry sauce
1/2 cup chili sauce
1/4 cup barbecue sauce
2 tablespoons water
1/2 teaspoon onion powder

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. For meatballs, in a large bowl, combine ground beef, bread crumbs, onion, garlic powder, salt, pepper, and egg. Shape into 1-inch balls; place in a 10x15-inch baking pan. Bake until browned and cooked through, 28 to 32 minutes. For sauce, in a large saucepan, combine cranberry sauce, chili sauce, barbecue sauce, water, and onion powder. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring continuously. Add meatballs. Reduce heat; simmer until heated through, about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve with wooden picks. Makes about 60 meatballs.


Copyright © 2016 by Cynthia O’Connor O’Hara

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