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Crock Pot Cranberry Meatballs

This Crock Pot Meatball recipe with cranberry sauce garnished with fresh cilantro is an easy frozen meatball Crock Pot Recipe. These cranberry meatballs are slow-cooked with jellied cranberry along with other pantry staples for an easy holiday appetizer.

Crock Pot Cranberry Meatballs

Ingredients for Cranberry Sauce Meatballs

Ingredients for Crock Pot Cranberry Meatballs

How to make Crock Pot Cranberry Meatballs

First, place frozen 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

How Long to Cook Crock Pot Meatballs

You can cook these Crock Pot 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 this party meatball recipe 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 Leftover Crock Pot Meatballs

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

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Recipe for Cranberry Meatballs

Crock Pot Cranberry Meatballs

Crock Pot Cranberry Meatballs

Yield: 10
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 2 minutes

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.

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 Information:
Yield: 10 Serving Size: 2 meatballs
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 232Total Fat: 9gUnsaturated Fat: 0gSodium: 233mgCarbohydrates: 27gSugar: 21gProtein: 14g

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