Picante Cranberry Meatballs

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

From Marge Wyse, grand prize winner of the Country Woman recipe contest in 2003!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. MEATBALLS: Combine first 7 ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Add crackers and mix; crumble beef over mixture and combine well.
  3. Shape into 1 1/2 inch balls and brown in a lightly oiled skillet over medium heat.
  4. Transfer to a greased 9 x 13 inch oven proof dish.
  5. SAUCE: Combine ingredients in a saucepan.
  6. Cook and stir until cranberry sauce is melted& mixture is heated through.
  7. Pour over meatballs.
  8. Cover and bake in preheated 350°F oven for 30- 35 minutes or until meat is no longer pink inside.
  9. Serve as an appetizer or over noodles/rice.
Most Helpful

I thought the salsa overpowered the other flavors a bit for me.

meltedcountry December 17, 2009

Could have these in a bun and a salad on the side.Very tasty meatballs.

NoraMarie April 29, 2009

Marg HAS to be an expert when it comes to meatballs, after all her DH is such a meatball fan!! And these were certainly no let down, THanks Marg

Lois M April 29, 2009