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Mom's Best Bite-Size Meatballs

Prep Time
20
min.
Total Time
36
min.
Servings

50 servings

Festive, fun and easy - an updated recipe that has stood the test of time!

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Make It

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  • Heat oven to 400ºF.
  • Cover 2 rimmed baking sheets with foil; spray with cooking spray. Mix meat, stuffing mix, water and eggs just until blended. Shape into 50 (1-1/2-inch) meatballs; place on prepared pans.
  • Bake 16 min. or until done (160ºF). Meanwhile, bring barbecue sauce and cranberry sauce to boil in large saucepan on medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  • Add meatballs to sauce; stir to evenly coat.

Serving Suggestion

Meatballs in sauce can also be served in a slow cooker set on LOW.

Note

If you don't have 2 rimmed baking sheets, you can use any shallow baking pans instead. Just make sure the meatballs are spread into a single layer in each pan.

How to Freeze Meatballs

Loosely pack cooled meatballs in freezer-weight resealable plastic bags. Lay bags flat in freezer so meatballs will freeze individually. Store in freezer up to 3 months. Thaw in refrigerator several hours or overnight before using as desired.

Servings

  • 50 servings

Healthy Living

  • Low fat
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 1/2 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 1/2 Starch
  • 1/2 Meat (L)

Nutrition Bonus

These flavorful low-fat meatballs are sure to become a new family favorite. And as a bonus, you can feel good about serving these smart appetizers to your friends and family.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 50 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 70
Total fat 2g
Saturated fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 20mg
Sodium 150mg
Carbohydrate 10g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 7g
Protein 4g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 0 %DV
Vitamin C 0 %DV
Calcium 0 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Mom's Best Bite-Size Meatballs is rated 3.857142857142857 out of 5 by 7.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from I made this last night for my friends for a Christmas Happy Hour and it was a HIT! I made this last night for my friends for a Christmas Happy Hour and it was a HIT! They were so good that I have been asked to make again for our Secret Santa! I only changed the serving of the meatballs. I threw them all in a big bowl and then dumped the sauce on top and mixed them together. They were great I can’t wait to make them again
Date published: 2011-12-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Made these for my jewelry party the other night...they were a hugh success. Made these for my jewelry party the other night...they were a hugh success. I added a half a cup of milk as the mix seemed a little dry & it did not ruin the recipe so I would recommend it. Wasn't sure who may like the cranberry so I added honey to the bbq sauce instead. They were great!
Date published: 2013-10-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This was made at a work holiday lunch function and these were so delicious. This was made at a work holiday lunch function and these were so delicious. They were made with ground turkey instead of beef, and I prefer turkey anyway. I am going to try this recipe for myself. YUM!
Date published: 2011-12-22
Rated 2 out of 5 by from I really like the sauce on these meatballs, but think the stove top is way to overpowering in flavor... I really like the sauce on these meatballs, but think the stove top is way to overpowering in flavor for the meatballs. You can really taste it over all other flavors. Just ok for me.
Date published: 2012-11-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is the best meatball recipe ever. This is the best meatball recipe ever. My friends look forward to our potlucks for these meatballs every Holiday Season! If you have tried them you need to!
Date published: 2015-11-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Very blah. Very blah. Couldn's even tell there was the Cranberry Sauce.
Date published: 2011-12-18
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