Slow Cooker Honey Buffalo Meatballs Recipe

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Gene Published: May 27, 2021 Modified: June 8, 2021
Slow Cooker Honey Buffalo Meatballs Recipe

How To Make Slow Cooker Honey Buffalo Meatballs

Buffalo meatballs are slow cooked until juicy and tender in a sweet and spicy sauce. This dish is a great appetizer but also works as a main dish.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 2 hours
Total: 2 hours 15 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Meatballs:

  • 2lbsground beef
  • 2eggs
  • 22saltine crackers,crushed
  • cupdry onion,minced
  • ½cupmilk
  • 1tbspbrown sugar
  • 1tspgarlic powder
  • 1tsponion powder
  • 1tspchili powder
  • 1tspsalt
  • ½tsppaprika,smoked
  • ½tspground cumin
  • ¼tspblack pepper

For Honey Buffalo Sauce:

  • ¼cupfrank’s red hot original sauce,plus more to taste
  • ¼cuphoney
  • ¼cupapricot preserves
  • ¼cupbrown sugar
  • 2tbspsoy sauce
  • tbspcornstarch

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450F degrees F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil. Set aside.

  2. In a large bowl, add eggs and gently whisk. Add all remaining Meatball Ingredients and mix until well combined. Roll meat mixture into desired meatball size. Place meatballs onto prepared baking sheet and bake for 8 minutes, or until lightly browned.

  3. Meanwhile, add all of the Honey Buffalo Sauce Ingredients to a medium bowl and whisk to combine.

  4. Line the bottom of a slow cooker with meatballs, drizzle with some Honey Buffalo Sauce, then remaining meatballs followed by the remaining Sauce.

  5. Cover and cook on low heat for 2 hours, gently stirring an hour after cooking. When done, taste and stir in additional hot wings sauce. Keep warm until serving.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 444.29kcal
  • Fat: 25.45g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.53g
  • Trans Fat: 1.36g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 10.94g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.32g
  • Carbohydrates: 30.74g
  • Fiber: 0.73g
  • Sugar: 19.82g
  • Protein: 22.95g
  • Cholesterol: 122.73mg
  • Sodium: 439.21mg
  • Calcium: 60.14mg
  • Potassium: 424.94mg
  • Iron: 3.30mg
  • Vitamin A: 38.74µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.51mg
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