Sweet and Spicy Cocktail Meatballs Recipe

Sweet and Spicy Cocktail Meatballs Recipe

How To Make Sweet and Spicy Cocktail Meatballs

Grab a bite of these tasty cocktail meatballs recipe made sweeter with grape jelly and spicier with chile sauce, for a tender and mouthwatering meal!

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 1 hour



  • 1lbground beef
  • ½cupdry bread crumbs
  • ¼cupmilk
  • tspground black pepper
  • 1tbspfresh parsley,snipped
  • cuponion,minced
  • 1tspsalt
  • 1egg
  • ½tspWorcestershire sauce
  • ¼cupshortening
  • 12ozchile sauce,(1 bottle)
  • cupsgrape jelly


  1. In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, dry bread crumbs, and milk.

  2. Blend in the ground pepper, parsley, onion, salt, egg, and Worcestershire sauce. Mix thoroughly, then shape the beef mixture into 1-inch meatballs.

  3. In a large skillet, melt the shortening over medium heat, then brown the meatballs.

  4. In a medium saucepan, mix the chile sauce and grape jelly over medium heat, stirring occasionally until the jelly is melted.

  5. Pour the sauce over the browning meatballs, then simmer for 30 minutes or until the meatballs are thoroughly cooked.

  6. Serve warm, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 773.06kcal
  • Fat: 38.13g
  • Saturated Fat: 12.64g
  • Trans Fat: 3.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 16.03g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.87g
  • Carbohydrates: 82.37g
  • Fiber: 2.24g
  • Sugar: 51.86g
  • Protein: 24.09g
  • Cholesterol: 122.03mg
  • Sodium: 2483.93mg
  • Calcium: 100.76mg
  • Potassium: 598.48mg
  • Iron: 4.08mg
  • Vitamin A: 39.61µg
  • Vitamin C: 74.76mg
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