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Delicious BBQ Meatballs Recipe

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This recipe for Delicious BBQ Meatballs, by , is from Family & Food, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Alice Goerzen
Added: Thursday, January 27, 2011


6 c. ground meat
1 c. milk
2 c. oatmeal
2 eggs
1 c. chopped onion
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
3/4 tsp. chili powder

2 c. catsup
1 c. brown sugar
2 tsp. liquid smoke
1/2 c. chopped onion
1/4 tsp. chili powder

Combine meat, milk, oatmeal, eggs, onion, garlic, salt, pepper and chili powder together in a large bowl. Form into balls the size of a tangerine. Place balls in a 13x9 cake pan. In a separate bowl mix together remaining ingredients for the sauce. Pour over meatballs. Bake at 350 for 1 hr.

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Number Of Servings:
approx. 16 meatballs




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