Baked Barbecue Meatballs

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Denise

I needed to use a pound of ground beef I had in the fridge and decided to make some cocktail meatballs using what I had in the fridge. These turned out great! Tangy meatballs with horseradish and sweet barbecue sauce!

Top Review by Bergy

5 star all the way - I had these instead of my regular Sat. night hamburger and they are GOOD.The only changes I made were: I used lean minced beef mixed half & half with Buffalo, cut the crumbs to 1/2 cup and cut the liquid smoke back to 1/2 tsp and may cut that back a bit more next time. These would be great as patties too for burgers simmered in the BBQ sauce in a fry pan Thanks DeniseH

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the first eleven ingredients in a large mixing bowl and mix well.
  2. Definitely use your hands!
  3. Roll small pieces of hamburger mixture into small balls about the diameter of quarters.
  4. Place on a large baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
  5. Drain any grease that may have formed and place meatballs in a crock pot.
  6. Cover with the barbecue sauce and cook on low heat for approximately one hour.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a