Sweet Cocktail Meatballs

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: Easy
Preparation Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 45 Minutes
Servings: 10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 211Calories from Fat 114

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g19.4%

Saturated Fat 4.56 g22.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 53.1 mg

Sodium 337.4 mg14.06%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.51 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