Want an easy appetizer that doesn’t disappoint? Try these 3 Ingredient Crockpot Meatballs (aka Grape Jelly Meatballs) and you’ll be the hit of your next part or tailgater!
3 Ingredient Crockpot Meatballs
Do you have any of those easy, but delicious recipes everybody raves about in your recipe box? This is one of mine. 3-ingredient Crockpot Meatballs or as it’s often called – Grape Jelly Meatballs. We make it for potlucks, game day or family get togethers because it feeds a crowd nicely.
It’s really so simple – throw the 3 ingredients in the crockpot, wait three hours, and they come out perfect every time!
Grape Jelly Meatballs
We took them to a Super Bowl party this year and everyone, kids and grown-ups, raved about how good these meatballs are. They were the first to go. Moist and juicy with the perfect combination of flavors.
Who needs a plate? I’ve been known to eat them right out of the serving dish!
A reader recently told me this recipe is also great using kielbasa! Yum!
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3-Ingredient Crockpot Meatballs
Want an easy appetizer that doesn't disappoint? Try these 3 Ingredient Crockpot Meatballs and you'll be the hit of your next party.
- 1 32 oz jar grape jelly
- 2 12 oz bottles tomato-based chili sauce (like Heinz)
- 5 pounds precooked cocktail size meatballs
Combine grape jelly and chili sauce in a saucepan over medium-high heat; cook until warm, 5 to 10 minutes. (I've skipped this step and they still came out great!)
Place meatballs in crockpot and top with grape jelly mixture.
Cook on Low for 3 to 4 hours. Enjoy!
Nutritional information is approximate and was calculated using a recipe nutrition label generator.
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Since we are usually running from one kid activity to the next, it’s nice to be able to leave the crockpot and come back and have an appetizer ready to take to a friend’s house. They are tangy, yet sweet, so kids gobble them up and adults love ’em too! I’ve even served the leftovers for dinner the next day. Dinner was on the table in a flash 🙂
Crockpot Meatballs stay moist, so serving the next day, or the day after that, totally works!
These meatballs are really so simple and oh, so delish! I never thought grape jelly would be something that’d make such a great recipe, but it adds the right amount of sweetness without being over powering.
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Where to find Chili Sauce
If you’re not sure where to find the chili sauce, try looking in the Ketchup isle at the grocery store. And Costco is a great place to get a big bag of tasty meatballs.
I promise if you serve these Crockpot Meatballs at your next event, you’ll be the hit of the party!
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