BIG EARL'S PARTY MEATBALLS

Earl Williams

By
@emw12

Easy, quick, crock pot appetizer for any party. You may also adjust the heat index to suit your taste.


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Rating:

Serves:

approx 20

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

6 Hr

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

4 bottle
chili sauce (12 ounces each) (note)
1/4 c
apple cider vinegar
1 can(s)
pineapple, crushed (20 ounces with juice)
1 jar(s)
grape jelly (24 ounces)
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 c
hot sauce (optional, to taste)
1 c
carbonated cola
80 small
meatballs
1 can(s)
pineapple tidbits , drained (20 ounces)
4 large
jalapeno peppers, seeds and veins removed, chopped (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pour the four bottles of chili sauce into a large crock pot. Rinse each bottle out with the apple cider vinegar. After rinsing the fourth bottle add the vinegar to the crock pot.
2
Add the crushed pineapple, grape jelly, brown sugar, hot sauce, jalapeno peppers, and carbonated cola into the crock pot. Cook on medium for about 1 hour, stirring until the sugar is dissolved, the jelly has melted, and all the ingredients are completely incorporated.
3
Add meatballs and stir to coat them with sauce. Cook on low for about six hours if the meatballs were frozen, about three hours if they were thawed. Stir occasionally.
4
About 1 hour before serving add the pineapple tidbits and continue to cook on low.
5
NOTE:
You can use hot or mild chili sauce depending on how spicy you want the sauce to be.

Liquid Fire: 4 bottles hot chili sauce, plus hot sauce of your choice, plus 4 finely diced jalapeno peppers with seeds.

Very Spicy: 4 bottles hot chili sauce.

Little Spicy: 3 hot chili sauce and 1 mild or original chili sauce

Medium Spicy: 2 hot chili sauce and 2 mild or original chili sauce

Not So Spicy: 1 hot chili sauce and 3 mild or original chili sauce

No Kick at All: 4 mild or original chili sauce

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Meat Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy