Simple & Delicious Spicy Sweet Meatball Appetizer – Kid Friendly Things To Do .com

These are always a huge hit during the holidays, and require very little time to make. They can be made ahead of time...a huge time saver!

My mother-in-law makes these incredible delicious meatballs every year. I finally asked her to give me the recipe, and made them for company last night. They are so simple to make. This is an appetizer that requires very little time, and gets a huge compliment every time! Here’s the recipe:

You’ll Need: Yields about  24

  • 1 pound of lean ground round
  • 1 egg
  • 1 medium sweet onion chopped
  • 10 saltines crumbled
  • salt and pepper – a few shakes of each
  • 1 jar of chili sauce
  • 10 oz. of grape jelly

Now:

  • These are always a huge hit during the holidays, and require very little time to make. They can be made ahead of time...a huge time saver!
  • Using a large bowl, mix everything together
  • Using a large saucepan mix the grape jelly and chili sauce together
  • Heat over medium/high heat
  • These are always a huge hit during the holidays, and require very little time to make. They can be made ahead of time...a huge time saver!
  • Roll the meat mixture into balls about 1 inch wide, and place them in the sauce
  • Cook for about 20 minutes
  • These are always a huge hit during the holidays, and require very little time to make. They can be made ahead of time...a huge time saver!
  • Serve on platter with toothpicks
  • Spoon extra sauce over meatballs
  • * You can make these a couple of days ahead of time, and refrigerate them in a sealed container. Just reheat in saucepan with sauce until warmed through.

~ Melissa – KidFriendlyThingsToDo.com


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