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Sweet & Sour Meatballs Recipe

Sweet & Sour Meatballs Recipe

These Sweet and Sour party meatballs are an easy appetizer! Just 3 ingredients and you’ve got the hit of the party!

It seems we are being invited to pot lucks, dinners, holiday get-togethers and more this time of the year. If you are like me, you might have a hard time saying no to any of these and of course you volunteer yourself on an already jam packed plate.

sweet sour meatballs

Thank goodness for quick and easy recipes like these Sweet and Sour Meatballs. These meatballs are perfect to bring to any party as an appetizer and will have you pegged as the “meatball lady” from now on.

Oh and did I tell you that there are only 3 ingredients in these party meatballs? While a traditional meatball recipe is perfect for dinner, these are more for appetizers or party finger foods. 

sweet sour meatballs

If you love appetizers as much as I do, check out these easy appetizer recipes that are perfect for any party! 

How to make these Sweet & Sour Meatballs:

sweet sour meatballs

Be sure to scroll down to get the full, printable recipe. 

These meatballs are so good! And made with surprising ingredients.

You’ll need: 

sweet and sour meatballs ingredients

32oz bag of frozen meatballs 
18oz Grape Jelly 
12 oz your favorite BBQ Sauce 
6 oz of your favorite hot sauce 

Place the meatballs in a large pot. 

sweet sour meatballs

adding meatballs to a pot

Add the jelly, BBQ sauce and hot sauce. adding grape jelly to meatballsadding BBQ sauce to meatballsadding hot sauce to meatballs

Bring the meatballs and sauce to a boil. Reduce to medium-high heat.

Cook for 35-40 minutes. Serve hot. 

sweet sour meatballs

These meatballs are mildly spicy. If you are like me and don’t really like a kick, omit the hot sauce. Or if you are like my husband and love a kick, add more hot sauce! 

sweet sour meatballs

sweet and sour meatballs recipe

sweet and sour meatballs recipe

Yield: 50 meatballs
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
These Sweet and Sour party meatballs are an easy appetizer! Just 3 ingredients and you've got the hit of the party!

Ingredients

  • 32oz bag of frozen meatballs 
  • 
18oz Grape Jelly 

  • 12 oz your favorite BBQ Sauce 

  • 6 oz of your favorite hot sauce

Instructions

    1. Place the meatballs in a large pot. 
    2. Add the jelly, BBQ sauce and hot sauce. 
    3. Bring the meatballs and sauce to a boil. Reduce to medium-high heat.
    4. Cook for 35-40 minutes. Serve hot. 

Notes

These meatballs are mildly spicy. If you are like me and don't really like a kick, omit the hot sauce. Or if you are like my husband and love a kick, add more hot sauce! 

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