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Cocktail Meatballs Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Rona Watts
Added: Sunday, June 17, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb ground beef
1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
1/2 cup minced onion or 1/2 tsp onion powder
1/4 cup milk
1 egg
1Tbsp parsley flakes
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1/8 tsp black pepper
1/4 cup shortening
1 (12 oz) bottle chili sauce
1 (10 oz) jar grape jelly

Directions:
Directions:
Mix the first 9 ingredients together. Gently shape into 1 inch meatballs. Heat shortening in a skillet and brown meatballs on all sides. Remove and drain meatballs. Drain fat from skillet. Heat chili sauce and grape jelly, stirring constantly until jelly dissolves. Add meatballs, stir to coat with sauce. Simmer uncovered for 30 minutes. Serve in a chafing dish or crockpot to keep warm.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
45 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
If you are in a hurry, use frozen homestyle meatballs or cocktail wieners.

 

 

 

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