I don't know if it's the "extra ingedient" I add, or my homemade meatball recipe, but I'm the one everyone always asks to make them! So sharing my recipe with you all! It's just the ever-still-popular one, but according to my friends and family, just a little touch better! Enjoy! (photo from bing images)
servesMakes 40 meatballs
prep time15 Min
cook time20 Min
Ingredients For best old-fashioned cocktail meatballs
2 1/2 lbs.
fresh ground beef, find a pkg. close to this or can be a little smaller is fine
dry italian breadcrumbs
dried parsley flakes
large eggs, beaten
coarse ground pepper
(16 oz.) jar grape jelly
(12 oz.) bottle heinz chili sauce
sweet baby rays barbeque sauce, original flavor
How To Make best old-fashioned cocktail meatballs
In large bowl, beat eggs, mix in rest of meatball ingredients with your hands well. Form into 40-45 meatballs.
Place them on lightly oiled foil-lined cookie sheet. Sprinkle tops lightly with coarse ground pepper. Bake in 400º oven for 22-24 minutes or til done inside.
Remove to paper towel-lined bowl. In large deep frying pan, add sauce ingredients. Heat over medium heat, whisking, until jelly has melted and all is combined.
Add meatballs, stir to coat. Simmer in sauce on LOW for 1 minute, stirring.
Transfer to a crock pot that has been preheated to low.
Serve with toothpicks in a glass on the side for guests to pick.
*You can also serve these over cooked rice as a main dish. Drizzle rice with some of the extra sauce, top with meatballs, garnish with fresh finely chopped parsley and serve hot. Serves 6-8.
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