Party Meatballs

Kelly Lamontagne


My mom passed away in 2008 but left behind this recipe which she frequently made for parties.


★★★★★ 1 vote

4 dozen
2 Hr 20 Min
1 Hr



  • 1 1/2 lb
    ground beef
  • 1/2 c
    coarse bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    cooking oil
  • SAUCE:

  • 1
    12 oz. bottle chili sauce
  • 1
    10 oz. jar grape jelly
  • 1 1/2 c

How to Make Party Meatballs


  1. Combine beef, breadcrumbs, salt, pepper, egg and milk.
  2. Shape into 3/4-inch balls and chill 2 hours.
  3. Take out of refrigerator and place in a shallow pan with the oil and bake at 350 degrees for 30 min.
  4. Prepare sauce by combining chili sauce, jelly and water in a small saucepan.
  5. Bring to a boil.
  6. Meantime, drain excess oil from meatballs, cover with sauce and bake an additional 30 min.
  7. Spoon meatballs into a chafing dish and serve with toothpicks.

Printable Recipe Card

About Party Meatballs

Course/Dish: Meat Appetizers
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

Leave a Comment

Your Football Party Food Menu Recipe

Your Football Party Food Menu

Kitchen Crew

It's game day! Ok, well almost game day. The NFL season begins this Thursday and college games kicked off last weekend. What does that all mean? It's time to start...

13 Addicting Nacho Recipes

13 Addicting Nacho Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Cheesy, yummy, absolute amazingness! Needless to say, we kinda sorta really love nachos :)

8 Little Smokies Recipes Your Family Will Devour

8 Little Smokies Recipes Your Family Will Devour

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Little smokies are small smoked sausages and can be used in many types of recipes. Sometimes referred to as cocktail wieners, they make everything from appetizers, to dinner and breakfast...