BIG EARL'S PARTY MEATBALLS

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Earl Williams

By
@emw12

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

Rating:
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Serves:
approx 20
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
6 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

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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)

How to Make BIG EARL'S PARTY MEATBALLS

Step-by-Step

  • 1Pour 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.
  • 2Add 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.
  • 3Add 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.
  • 4About 1 hour before serving add the pineapple tidbits and continue to cook on low.
  • 5NOTE:
    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

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About BIG EARL'S PARTY MEATBALLS

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




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