This is my version of the popular Vikings sold at the fair by the Sons of Norway. Their recipe is a well guarded secret but a bit of experimenting and trying a few knock-off recipes and I came up with this.
Mix oatmeal, eggs, and canned milk until combined. Mix the beef and pork together then add the oatmeal mixture, onions and spices. Beat with a mixer until fluffy.
Using 1/3 to 1/2 cup of meat mixture (depending on how big you want your Vikings) form a ball. Place meat balls on a baking sheet or pan. Cook in a 400°F oven for about 15 minutes until done. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
When the meatballs are cool enough to handle, stick a wooden "popsicle" stick in each one (you can usually buy these at any craft store).
Mix the Krusteaz pancake batter with water, make it thicker than usual so that it will coat and stick to the meatballs.
Hold the meatball by the wooden stick and dip it into the batter, then drop it into a deep fat fryer with oil heated to 375°F Roll it around so all the sides cook evenly. Cook until golden brown. Remove from oil and drain on a plate covered with paper towels. Serve with ketchup, mustard or what ever you want!