Appetizer Meatballs

Total Time
6hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 6 hrs

This is an old recipe but a good one! Double or triple it for potlucks - everyone loves these!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Make meatballs: Combine ground beef, breadcrumbs, egg, milk, cheese, onion, and garlic.
  2. Form into approximately 24 meatballs.
  3. Place on ungreased baking pan and bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, in your slow cooker, combine jelly and chili sauce; stir to blend.
  5. Set slow cooker on low for overnight or all day or on high for 6 hours or so.
  6. Remove meatballs from pan and place into slow cooker.
  7. Stir to coat with sauce.
  8. Cook on low all day or on high for 6 hours.


Most Helpful

Excellent! I have a smartpot so I did 2 kinds of meatballs for New Years and everyone loved both of them. DH really liked them and he hates anything sweet like Jams and baked goods but this was a nice sweet/sour mix.

Tara January 05, 2004

YUMMY!! I saw this recipe in the "talk" thread and just had to try it! I put the meatballs in the freezer as I couldn't finish the recipe in one day - added them to the slowcooker the next day with the sauce - yummy! Very tasty and easy to do, and the meatballs freeze very well!

Graybert April 28, 2003

These meatballs were Yummy! The flavor was great. I baked them for 20 minutes and they turned out perfect, than added them to my crockpot along with the grape jelly and chili sauce. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

Marsha D. November 09, 2008

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