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Crock Pot Cranberry Meatballs

These Crock Pot Cranberry Meatballs garnished with fresh cilantro is an easy frozen meatball Crock Pot Recipe. These meatballs are slow-cooked with jellied cranberry along with other pantry staples for a simple holiday appetizer.

Crock Pot Cranberry Meatballs

Ingredients for Cranberry

Ingredients for Crock Pot Cranberry Meatballs

How to make Crock Pot Cranberry Meatballs

First, place meatballs in your slow cooker.

Next, in a medium mixing bowl whisk together the cranberry jelly, ketchup, brown sugar, and lemon juice. Really mash up the cranberry jelly. You should have a semi-chunky cranberry sauce.

Pour sauce over meatballs. With a spatula spread the sauce over the meatballs.

Cook on High for 2 hours or Low for 3 hours. 

Transfer to a serving tray or keep warm in your crock pot. Garnish with fresh chopped cilantro.

Crock Pot Cranberry Meatballs

Cooking on High or Low

You can cook these crockpot meatballs with cranberry on high or low. It doesn’t make a difference. It is more for planning purposes. 

  • Cook on High for 2 Hours
  • Cook on Low for 3 Hours.

Party Supplies

If you are serving these slow cooker meatballs you may want to consider some supplies. They are sticky and delicious which means that napkins and appetizer skewers are needed. Here are some affiliate links to some supplies:

Crock Pot Cranberry Meatballs

Storing Leftovers

Remove cranberry meatballs and sauce from your crock pot and transfer into an airtight container and refrigerate. They are good for up to 4 days. 

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Crock Pot Cranberry Meatballs
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Crock Pot Cranberry Meatballs

These Crock Pot Cranberry Meatballs garnished with fresh cilantro is an easy frozen meatball Crock Pot Recipe. These meatballs are slow-cooked with jellied cranberry along with other pantry staples for a simple holiday appetizer.

Course Appetizer
Keyword crock pot, party meatballs, Slow Cooker Frozen meatball recipe
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 2 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 232 kcal
Author Stephanie Jackson

Ingredients

  • 1.25 pound frozen beef meatballs
  • 1 14 oz. can jellied cranberry sauce
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • garnish fresh chopped cilantro

Instructions

  1. Place meatballs in your slow cooker

  2. In a medium mixing bowl whisk together the cranberry jelly, ketchup, brown sugar, and lemon juice. Really break up the jelly. You should have a semi-chunky sauce. Pour sauce over meatballs. With a spatula spread the sauce evenly over the meatballs.

  3. Cook on High for 2 hours or Low for 3 hours. 

  4. Serve warm. 

Nutrition Facts
Crock Pot Cranberry Meatballs
Amount Per Serving (2 meatballs)
Calories 232 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Sodium 233mg10%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Sugar 21g23%
Protein 14g28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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