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Cocktail Meatballs Recipe

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This recipe for Cocktail Meatballs, by , is from The Madson Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Marcy Madson
Added: Friday, April 11, 2008


1 lb. hamburger
1/2 c. bread crumbs
1/4 c. milk
1 egg
1 T. snipped parsley
1 t. salt
1/2 t. Worcestershire sauce
dash pepper

1 bottle (12 oz.) chili sauce

1 jar (10 oz.) grape jelly

Mix hamburger, bread crumbs, milk, egg, parsley, salt, Worcestershire sauce & pepper. Gently shape into 1 in. balls. Roll in flour and bake until done.
Heat chili sauce and jelly in skillet, stirring until jelly is melted. Add meatballs and stir until coated. Simmer 30 minutes or place in slow cooker.




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