Damn Meatballs {Sweet + Sour}
Recipe type: Hors d'Oeuvres; Cocktail Party; Heavy Apps
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Serves: Makes approx. 40 meatballs
  • 2 lbs ground meat {it may be nice for your guests if you use two different kinds}
  • 2 T Homemade Onion Herb Mix (or 1 envelope onion soup mix)
  • 1 c bread crumbs
  • 1 can (15 oz) whole cranberry sauce
  • 1 can (15 oz) sauerkraut, drained
  • ½ c light brown sugar
  • One batch Homemade Chili Sauce (or 1 bottle (12 oz) chili sauce)
  • 1.5 c water {12 oz - just fill the empty chili sauce bottle}
  1. Mix the meat with the soup mix and bread crumbs. {If you are making two different kinds, mix them in separate bowls and just approximate half of the soup mix and bread crumbs into each.}
  2. Form meatballs and line them up in a 9" x 13" glass baking dish, in a single layer.
  3. In a medium sauce pan, heat the cranberry sauce, drained sauerkraut, brown sugar, chili sauce, and water. {You can do the above up to one day in advance. If prepping ahead, cover and refrigerate.}
  4. When you are ready to bake, heat the oven to 325.
  5. Pour the sweet and sour sauce over the meatballs, and bake uncovered for one hour.
  6. Serve to your guests with toothpicks or cocktail forks.
Recipe by My Utensil Crock at https://www.myutensilcrock.com/2014/09/26/meatballs-sweet-sour/