Baked Cocktail Meatballs



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The secret is in the spices! These baked appetizer meatballs are packed with flavor. They are so juicy and good, you won’t miss the deep frying – and there’s also no need to simmer them in sauce. I usually serve these tasty little snacks with a small bowl. For more recipes like this visit


  • Olive oil cooking spray
  • 1 pound lean ground bison or extra lean ground beef
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 Teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 Teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 Teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 Teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 Teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 Teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 Cup almond flour (or whole wheat flour)


Step 1

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil and spray the foil with cooking spray.

Step 2

  • Using your hands, mix the beef with the spices.

Step 3

  • Add the egg and the flour and mix until incorporated.

Step 4

  • With wet hands, form into 24 small balls, around 1oz each. Place meatballs on prepared baking sheet. Bake 10 minutes, until browned.