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Cranberry Meatballs

These Cranberry Meatballs are a flavorful and easy appetizer recipe that makes the perfect treat for holiday entertaining!
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword appetizer, christmas, cranberry, holiday, meatballs
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 42 meatballs

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon fresh parsley chopped
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onions
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats uncooked
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • Cranberry Sauce:
  • 1 can (14 ounces) jellied cranberry sauce
  • 1 bottle (12 ounces) chili sauce
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Begin by preheating your oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Next, in a large bowl, combine all of the meatball ingredients. Mix with a fork until well combined. Then, roll into 2-inch balls and arrange the balls on a shallow baking pan. Bake for 25 minutes. When done, drain off any excess grease.
  3. In a small bowl, prepare the cranberry sauce by whisking all of the ingredients together until smooth. Then, spoon the sauce over the meatballs and bake for 15 more minutes. Serve warm.