Cranberry Glazed Appetizer Meatballs

Cranberry Glazed Appetizer Meatballs

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  • Meatballs:

  • lbs. lean ground beef

  • ½

    cup finely chopped onion

  • ½

    cup bread crumbs

  • ½

    tsp. salt

  • tsp. pepper

  • 2

    eggs, slightly beaten

  • Sauce:

  • cups salsa

  • 1

    cup canned jellied cranberry sauce


Heat oven to 375. In a large bowl, stir meatball ingredients until well mixed. Shape into 1 inch balls; place in ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 25 to 30minutes or until meatballs are thoroughly cooked and no longer pink in center. Meanwhile, in 3 quart saucepan, stir sauce ingredients until well blended. Heat to boiling over medium heat. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add meatballs to sauce; stir to coat. Cook over medium heat about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thoroughly heated. Thread cranberries on toothpicks, stick toothpicks in meatballs to serve. TIP: Prepare and bake the meatballs up to 24 hours before your party. Cover and refrigerate them. Just before serving, prepare the sauce and heat the meatballs in it.


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