Sweet & Spicy Cranberry Orange BBQ Meatballs
Recipe type: appetizer
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Serves: 50 meatballs
These sweet and tangy meatballs are the perfect appetizer for a crowd. They can be made in a pan or in a slow cooker. They will be the hit of the party!
  • 1 bag fully cooked plain beef meatballs (I recommend Target Market Pantry brand)
  • 1 can whole cranberry sauce
  • ¼ cup orange marmalade
  • ¼ cup spicy barbeque sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh orange zest
  • 2-3 fresh rosemary sprigs (or 1 teaspoon dried rosemary)
  1. Heat a large pan on medium high heat.
  2. Add 2 tablespoons of oil to the hot pan.
  3. Add the fully cooked package of frozen meatballs to the pan in an even layer and brown the meatballs on all sides.
  4. After browning, turn the heat down to medium low.
  5. Add in the whole cranberry sauce, marmalade and barbeque sauce.
  6. Stir to combine well.
  7. Sprinkle in orange zest an rosemary.
  8. Heat unitl bubbly and meatballs are heated through.
  9. Remove rosemary stems before serving.
Recipe by Sand and Sisal at https://www.sandandsisal.com/2017/12/cranberry-orange-meatballs.html