Slow-Cooker Shortcut Cranberry Barbecue Meatballs

Slow-Cooker Shortcut Cranberry Barbecue Meatballs

Cranberry-orange sauce adds a twist to these fix-and-forget appetizer meatballs everyone will love!

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

3:10

Hrs:Mins

Makes

24

servings

1
cup barbecue sauce
1/2
cup (from 9.2-ounce jar) cranberry-orange sauce
1/2
teaspoon ground mustard
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
packages (16 ounces each) frozen meatballs, thawed
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  1. Mix all ingredients except meatballs and parsley in 2- to 2 1/2-quart slow cooker until well blended. Add cold meatballs.
  2. Cover and cook on low heat setting 2 to 3 hours or until thoroughly heated. Stir in parsley.
  3. Serve meatballs with cocktail forks or toothpicks. Meatballs will hold on low heat setting up to 2 hours; stir occasionally.
Makes 24 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
You can substitute frozen cranberry-orange sauce for the shelf-stable type. Just thaw before using.
Success
These meatballs are great to bring to a gathering. Just place them in the slow cooker and plug them in when you get to your destination. You're ready to go without using the host’s precious oven space!

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 130
    • (Calories from Fat 55 ),
  • Total Fat 6 g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 g,),
  • Cholesterol 40 mg;
  • Sodium 370 mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 10 g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
  • Protein 8 g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Fruit;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.