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Sweet Cocktail Meatballs

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Sweet meatballs are perfect for serving on toothpicks at a party.
  Ground beef 1 Pound
  Ketchup 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Chili sauce 6 Ounce
  Jellied cranberry sauce 2⁄3 Can (6.67 oz)
  Cornflakes 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), crushed
  Dark brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Dried minced onions 1 Tablespoon
  Parsley flakes 2 Tablespoon
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Pepper 1 Pinch
  Lemon juice 2⁄3 Tablespoon

1 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

2 In a large bowl, combine beef with dried minced onions.
3 Add in the crushed cornflakes and beaten egg along with ketchup and pepper.
4 Wet your palms slightly and mix the meat mixture well.
5 Prepare even sized balls with the mixture and arrange them in a dish side by side.
6 In a pan, add the jellied cranberry sauce along with chili sauce, dark brown sugar and lemon juice.
7 Bring the mixture to a boil stirring constantly until the cranberry sauce has melted.
8 Pour the prepared sauce over the meatballs.
9 Place the dish in the oven and bake for 25 - 30 minutes.

10 Insert toothpicks in the meatballs and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
If you want to serve something exciting in your next party try these Sweet Cocktail Meatballs. This recipe uses some off the shelve ingredients and is fairly easy to put together. Watch this video to get the detailed recipe.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 211 Calories from Fat 114

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g19.4%

Saturated Fat 4.6 g22.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 53.1 mg17.7%

Sodium 337.4 mg14.1%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g6%

Sugars 11 g

Protein 9 g18.6%

Vitamin A 8.3% Vitamin C 10.8%

Calcium 5.1% Iron 22%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Sweet Cocktail Meatballs Recipe Video