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Cranberry Meatlballs

Oxmoor House
Yield 42 meatballs
Cranberries are a holiday twist on the grape jelly version of these cocktail meatballs!


  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon parsley flakes
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1 cup uncooked quick-cooking oats
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • Sauce:
  • 1 (16-oz.) can jellied cranberry sauce
  • 1 (12-oz) bottle chili sauce
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

How to Make It

  1. Combine first nine ingredients in a large bowl. Roll into 2-inch balls; arrange in a shallow baking pan. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes; drain.

  2. Whisk together cranberry sauce, chili sauce, brown sugar, and lemon juice in a medium bowl.

  3. Spoon sauce over meatballs and bake 15 more minutes.

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