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Crock Pot Cranberry Meatballs

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


  • 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


  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.