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marv's meatballs

(6 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Marvin Beachler
Cathedral City, CA

I wanted to make a meatball recipe out of readily available items that was really easy and great. This what I came up with and I'm asked to make them often.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Surprise your guests with these magnificent meatballs. The chili sauce and pineapple turn into a wonderful sauce. We're definitely serving these bite-sized goodies at our next party.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(6 ratings)
yield 20 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 5 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For marv's meatballs

  • 4 jar
    homemade chili sauce (brand name) 12 oz each
  • 1 can
    crushed pineapple (20 oz can, drained)
  • 1 can
    jellied cranberry sauce (14 oz)
  • 1/4 c
    golden brown sugar
  • 60 sm
    frozen meatballs (beef or turkey, i prefer beef)

How To Make marv's meatballs

  • Hand mixing crushed pineapple, cranberry sauce, brown sugar and homemade chili sauce
    Mix all ingredients, except meatballs, in a large crock pot.
  • Frozen meatballs mixed with sauce
    Add frozen meatballs and stir to coat them with sauce.
  • Slow cooker meatballs on a plate
    Cook on low for about five hours, carefully stir occasionally. The sauce will caramelize as it cooks.