Not only are these meatballs delicious, but they are a great way to use up any leftover cranberry sauce from the holidays!

Ingredients

For the Meatballs:

  • 2 Pound ground beef
  • 1/3 Cup parsley flakes
  • 2 Tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 Teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 Tablespoon minced onion
  • 1 Cup cornflake crumbs
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 Cup ketchup

For the Sauce:

  • 1 Can jellied cranberry sauce
  • 12 Ounce bottle of Chili sauce
  • 2 Tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice

Preparation

Step 1:

In a large mixing bowl, combine Meatball ingredients until well mixed.

Step 2:

Form into 40-50 meatballs and put in lightly greased baking pans.

Step 3:

Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes, or until meatballs are cooked through. (Cut one open to test.)

Step 4:

While meatballs are baking, combine Sauce ingredients in saucepan. Heat over low heat until jellied sauce and brown sugar melt. Stir frequently.

Step 5:

Place baked meatballs in slow cooker. Pour sauce over meatballs, making sure that all are covered in sauce if you’ve layered them into the cooker

Step 6:

Cover. Cook on Low 2 hours or until Sauce is bubbly.

Step 7:

Turn slow cooker to Warm and serve with toothpicks.

Variations

Use 1 lb. ground beef and 1 lb. ground pork instead of 2 lbs. ground beef. Use 10¾-oz. can condensed tomato soup, mixed with 1 tsp. prepared mustard, instead of chili sauce.