Cocktail Meatballs

Cocktail Meatballs

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.



Ingredient Checklist

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • ½ cup bread crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons minced onion
  • 1 (8 ounce) can jellied cranberry sauce
  • ¾ cup chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons lemon juice


  • Step 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Step 2
    In a large bowl, mix together the ground beef, egg, water, bread crumbs, and minced onion. Roll into small meatballs.
  • Step 3
    Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes, turning once.
  • Step 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.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:

193 calories; protein 9.8g 20% DV; carbohydrates 15.2g 5% DV; fat 10.2g 16% DV; cholesterol 52.7mg 18% DV; sodium 84.9mg 3% DV.



By Lara