- 2 eggs beaten
- 1/3 cup dry bread crumbs
- 1 can deviled ham - (2 1/4 oz)
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 dash freshly-ground black pepper
- 1 pound lean ground beef
- 1 can mince pie filling - (22 oz)
- 1/3 cup apple juice or cider
- 1 tablespoon vinegar
Combine eggs, bread crumbs, deviled ham, salt and pepper. Add ground beef and mix well. Shape into 6 dozen tiny meatballs. Place in shallow baking pan and bake at 375 degrees for 12 to 14 minutes or until done. Cover and chill.
When ready to serve, combine pie filling, apple juice and vinegar; heat until bubbly. Add meatballs and heat through. Serve in a chaffing dish with picks. Keep warm, adding additional apple juice if mixture becomes too thick.
This recipe yields 6 dozen appetizers.