Cocktail Meatballs

Cocktail Meatballs Recipe

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Claudia McClaran


Many years ago, someone in the family collected recipes from descendants of my great grandparents, William M. and Florence E. (Snodgrass) Whaley and had them compiled into a cookbook. I am posting those recipes here so that they will not be lost. This recipe was submitted by Darlene Whaley

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Stove Top


1 1/2 lb
ground beef
1/2 c
dry bread crumbs
1/3 c
minced onion
1/4 c
1 large
1 Tbsp
snipped parsley
1 Tbsp
1/8 tsp
1/2 tsp
worcestershire sauce
1/4 c
12 oz
bottle chili sauce
10 oz
grape jelly


1Mix ground beef, bread crumbs, onion, milk, egg, parsley, salt, pepper and Worcestershire sauce.
2Shape into 1 inch balls.
3Melt shortening in large skillet; brown meatballs in shortening. Remove from heat and drain.
4Put jelly and chili sauce in a pan or a crockpot; add meatballs and heat.
5Variation: Instead of browning meatballs in a skillet with shortening, line a jelly roll pan with foil and brown meatballs in the oven. It's a lot less mess. Just throw away the foil after draining off the grease.

About Cocktail Meatballs

Course/Dish: Meat Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American