Bourbon Meatballs

Win rave reviews when you serve this saucy and spirited meatball appetizer at your next cocktail buffet or open house. Starting with frozen meatballs makes it super easy. 

Yield: Makes 10 to 12 appetizer servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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  • 2 cups barbecue sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups bourbon
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1 cup prepared mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 (32-ounce) package frozen cooked Italian-style meatballs, thawed


  1. Cook first 5 ingredients in a Dutch oven over medium heat 5 minutes. Add meatballs; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 25 minutes.
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