7. Barbecue Meatballs. If meatballs are thawed: cook for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. I just wanted you to know that I make this recipe 1-2x per month and I do freeze the meatballs to make it easier. I used ground pork instead of turkey a 28-oz bottle of Sweet Baby Ray's and omitted the vodka and crushed tomatoes. So easy. 3. Buff-a-cue Chicken Taquitos. It’s amazing. So delicious, moist and tender! Start by chopping up your onion. She gave me a play by-play of how to make the meatballs happen I gave it a go this week. Contributed by Sweet Baby Ray's. Combine all ingredients, except Sweet Red Chili Sauce in a bowl and mix well. Place lid on your Slow Cooker and heat Meatball mixture on Low for 4 hours or High for 2 … When the meatballs have a nice, crispy,  dark brown exterior take them out of the oven…. I think if I make it again I will put half the sugar or even less. I love Sweet Baby Rays, so that’s what I used. It turned out amazing, my whole family told me to make it again so it’s a win!” Kendra writes: “Used hickory brown sugar Sweet Baby Ray’s and ranch seasoning… they were Amazing.” Leesa writes: “Used the Spicy Ranch, with turkey meatballs. I love Sweet Baby Rays, so that’s what I used. Fresh Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Sugar Tortilla Crisps. Frozen homestyle meatballs; Sweet Baby Ray’s barbecue sauce; Diced white onion; Add the frozen meatballs to the slow cooker and add the onion and Sweet Baby Ray’s barbecue sauce. Homemade meatballs taste great as well if you have the time. with Sweet Baby Ray’s Original Barbecue Sauce. 1/2 18oz. Cook in the crock pot for 6 hours Always use saltines in my meatloaf …so much better than anything else! 1 onion, finely chopped BBQ Sauce – I really think it makes a big difference to use a bbq sauce that you really like. You’ll use just shy of a 28 oz bottle of bbq sauce. BBQ Crockpot Meatballs Recipe is one of the easiest you can fix in your slow cooker. Add the olive oil and meatballs and sauté for 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently to ensure even browning. They taste the best in my opinion. They really are great. Into a large mixing bowl place the cracker crumbs, 2 pounds ground beef (I use 9% lean), 3 eggs, salt and pepper, 3 Tb honey mustard, 1/2 C ketchup Making these again today, gonna serve over a bed of rice with teriyaki nooldes and brussel sprouts. Grape jelly: I keep it simple and use Smucker’s grape jelly. Add the frozen meatballs … I added 2T of apple cider vinegar and 1t of seasoned salt to the sauce. Number of Servings: 28 … Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Meatballs – Again, this is a time to use a meatball that you really like. I served them with green peas and baked potatoes (click here for a tutorial on how to make the best baked potatoes of your life.). The meatballs were really tasty and moist. 28 oz frozen meatballs; 8 oz jar grape jelly; 26 oz bottle Sweet Baby Rays Original BBQ Sauce; Instructions. If you have the time, thaw the meatballs overnight by taking them out of the freezer & placing them in the refrigerator. Instant Pot Grape Jelly Meatballs are the perfect party food. 1. Personally, I think Sweet Baby Ray’s is the absolute best BBQ sauce on the market right now. Then pour the remaining ingredients over the meatballs. You’ll use just shy of a 28 oz bottle of bbq sauce. I’m afraid the sauce wouldn’t cook on in the same way with the sticky yumminess as baking them.I’d like to know if you’ve tried it that way with any luck. (Click here to see that fabulous recipe). 5. I would halve this recipe for us. Great recipe. ~Jamie. While the meatballs cook away, combine 1/4 cup ketchup, 3/4 cup Sweet Baby Rays BBQ sauce and 1 cup brown sugar. I love the ones from Costco. These meatballs looks wonderful, gotta try them-thanks to you I’ve gained about 6 lbs:). 3 Ingredient Crock Pot Meatballs. Amanda, Chop an onion up into fine pieces. bottles of Sweet Baby Ray's BBQ Sauce. ~Jamie. The bbq sauce gives the meatballs … Try it, we love them! Cook the 1st hour on HIGH and the remaining time on LOW. 8. I made the meatballs … 4. 6. Crush the crackers with a rolling-pin…. 3 Ingredient Crock Pot Meatballs. BBQ Crockpot Meatballs. Pour half of each ingredients into your Crock-Pot, and then pour your whole bag (s) of meatballs in. 3/4 C sweet baby rays FLAVORINGS, EXTRACTS AND LIQUEURS (COOKING SCHOOL), SUGAR COOKIES FOR ROLLING (COOKING SCHOOL), SALISBURY STEAK SURPRISE WITH MUSHROOM GRAVY. Serving Info: 1 servings = 5 meatballs and approx. They come together very quickly, you only need about 15 minutes prep and 40 minutes baking time to make them a reality. Her blog has saved me more than a few times. I love the ones from Costco. I adore Dr. Pepper and these easy meatballs … I love this recipe! Directions. My kids call is “Saucy Balls.” Just thought you deserved a call-out! Sounds and looks great! I did make some minor changes though just to suit my taste. If you aren’t as much a fan of the sweet and spicy, you can omit the pineapple chunks, but trust me when I say they add so much flavor. Stir ingredients after 45 minutes of cooking (don't worry if your not able to; it will blend together while cooking). Barbecue Meatballs. 1/2 18oz. Any BBQ sauce will work right? They were a big hit. Shape into 36 one-ounce meatballs. No need to thaw the precooked meatballs before adding them to the slow cooker. Marie, Combine Sweet Baby Ray's BBQ sauce with grape jelly in crock pot. Thanks. Grape jelly: I keep it simple and use Smucker’s grape jelly. Roll the meat into 2 inch balls and lay them out evenly on the trays. I read 9% lean ground beef….. scares me that you want to use that. bottle of BBQ sauce (we love Sweet Baby Rays, but use your favorite BBQ sauce here) 1 20oz. can pineapple chunks with juice OR fresh pineapple chunks; How to make Easy Hawaiian Meatballs: Place your frozen meatballs into the slow cooker. I voted as well. Chop the onions much smaller than the onions you see in this picture. Time: 15 minutes prep + 40 minutes baking I usually suck at making meatballs because they come out dry and tough but not these. This recipe for Barbecue Sauce and Grape Jelly Crock Pot Meatballs goes by many names, like: Slam Dunk Meatballs, Easy Meatballs, Savory Glazed Meatballs, Sweet Barbecue Meatballs, Slow Cooker Grape Jelly BBQ Cocktail Meatballs, Grape Jelly Meatballs and even “Morgan’s Favorite Crock Pot Meatballs.”But, no matter what you call them, they are our family’s go-to recipe for meatballs. crushed garlic croutons (if you can find marie callendar french bread garlic croutons, they are the best! Cook the 1st hour on HIGH and the remaining time on LOW. 1/2 C ketchup These crispy meatballs are dripping with a sticky sweet and savory sauce. Meatballs: I love getting the frozen meatballs from Costco or Kroger. While the meatballs cook away, combine 1/4 cup ketchup, 3/4 cup Sweet Baby Rays BBQ sauce and 1 cup brown sugar. In large crock pot, combine meatballs and two 40 oz. In a small bowl, combine the bbq sauce, honey, water, apple cider vinegar, and garlic powder. I used sweet honey barbecue sauce. If meatballs are thawed: cook for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Nice change from the jelly/bbq … bottle of BBQ sauce (we love Sweet Baby Rays, but use your favorite BBQ sauce here) 1 20oz. Hi Jamie, I just wanted to let you you how much I appreciate your blog. Place on sheet pan and bake in 350-degree oven until internal temperature reached 165 degrees. I love all your great recipes! 4 tbsp of BBQ Sauce. 1 C brown sugar. Next time you’re at the grocery store make sure you grab these ingredients: BBQ sauce, select your favorite kind. Sauce will be simmering and meatballs will be heated throughout when done Combine the grape jelly and BBQ sauce in a small bowl or in the base of your slow cooker. Sauce will be simmering and meatballs will be heated throughout when done Combine the grape jelly and BBQ sauce in a small bowl or in the base of your slow cooker. Could you tell me how to halve 3 eggs lol? 20 oz can of crushed pineapple. So much so that I nominated you for “Best Family Cooking Blog” at: http://www.saveur.com/article/contests/best-food-blog-awards-2014-nominate. Nice change from the jelly/bbq sauce recipes!” Adding the pineapples to these Barbecue Pineapples enhances the sweet and salty flavor you find with regular BBQ Meatballs. Pop them back in the oven for 15 minutes to allow the sauce to heat through and get all sticky and marvelous. Combine the barbecue sauce and grape jelly into the slow cooker and then add the meatballs. I made half the recipe but the full amount of sauce. I like to use Sweet Baby Rays BBQ Sauce for this recipe or a mix of that and one that isn’t spicy. Yield: about 48 meatballs Meatballs: I love getting the frozen meatballs from Costco or Kroger. My sister-in-law Erin mentioned to me the other day that she has been making some fabulous meatballs using our standard family recipe for Meatloaf. I mix my meatballs in my Kitchen Aide. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. with Sweet Baby Ray’s Honey Barbecue Sauce. It’s true – I haven’t tasted every BBQ sauce out there! You can also use apple jelly instead. Do you think these would taste ok with ground turkey? If you aren’t as much a fan of the sweet and spicy, you can omit the pineapple chunks, but trust me when I say they add so much flavor. No need to thaw the precooked meatballs before adding them to the slow cooker. and 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce. Recipe slightly adapted from my awesome sister-in-law Erin Jepsen, MEATBALLS: It was the right thing to do, ladies and gentlemen. This easy Crockpot Dr Pepper Meatballs Recipe is the perfect way to invite Flavor to your next party, snack or dinner! Everyone liked this better! When the meatballs have a nice, crispy, dark brown exterior take them out of the oven… and drizzle about 2 teaspoons of sauce over each one. Pour half of each ingredients into your Crock-Pot, and then pour your whole bag (s) of meatballs in. It turned out amazing, my whole family told me to make it again so it’s a win!” Kendra writes: “Used hickory brown sugar Sweet Baby Ray’s and ranch seasoning… they were Amazing.” Leesa writes: “Used the Spicy Ranch, with turkey meatballs. The inside is moist, flavorful and fabulous. Thanks for sharing. My recipe is slightly different than this one but I bet it would still work well! salt and pepper The jug has a polynesian flavor and offsets the other BBQ sauce just right. It mixes the meat wonderfully! Any ideas if the recipe would work in a crock pot? Thank you! 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. Then pour the remaining ingredients over the meatballs. I did a big batch of these to freeze for my son who recently moved out. For the Instant Pot: Pour the 2 cups of water into the liner of the Instant Pot. Could I make this recipe into a meatloaf? I bet they would be awesome on a sandwich with the gravy, mushrooms,onions, bell peppers and swiss or provolone cheese. 50 frozen meatballs. Put the sauce and the baked meatballs into a cast iron and baked for the rest of the 15 minutes. If 1 pound of ground beef is used, what are the amounts for all the ingredients for the meatballs & sauce? Yes, either of those would work out great. They help me make some wonderful dishes without a lot of work and also give me lots of ideas! I love to make meatballs in the slow cooker. Stir. Add frozen meatballs to mixture and stir until evenly coated. They taste the best in my opinion. So easy. Next time you’re at the grocery store make sure you grab these ingredients: BBQ sauce, select your favorite kind. Adding the pineapples to these Barbecue Pineapples enhances the sweet and salty flavor you find with regular BBQ Meatballs. I did use breadcrumbs instead of the crackers, though. My family and I absolutely loved them. Bake in the oven first and then warm with sauce in crockpot. BBQ Sausage & Pepper Packets. I usually have good luck with the ones from Costco, but have also used IKEA meatballs. 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce, SAUCE:  Nice to have choices that are family friendly and easy. I used sweet honey barbecue sauce. Put the Saltines into a Ziploc bag and use a rolling pin to crush them into crumbs and small pieces. Be careful not to let the meatballs burn on the bottom. My husband and I enjoyed this recipe for the most part… except the sauce was too sweet. BBQ Sauce – I really think it makes a big difference to use a bbq sauce that you really like. Even MyHandsomeHusband (self-proclaimed hater of red meat) loved every last bite. What brand of honey mustard do you use & will any store have it? You could use a name brand like Welch’s grape jelly or Smucker’s but I’d save some money and get whatever is economical and on sale. BBQ Sauce: Sweet baby ray’s BBQ … 1 1/2 sleeves saltine crackers Add 18 ounces Sweet Baby Ray's Barbecue Sauce and 6 ounces Coca Cola to medium mixing bowl and combine thoroughly. I did make a couple small alterations due to ingredients I had on hand. Place frozen Meatballs in 5-6 Quart Slow Cooker, covering Meatballs with barbecue sauce mixture. I’m out of sweet baby ray’s. Thanks for the recipe! 2 pounds ground beef (I used 9% fat/91%lean) When you combine Dr. Pepper and Sweet Baby Ray’s BBQ Sauce… things are about to get tasty good. 8. Bake them in the oven for 20 minutes. Make ’em and love ’em, guys. These tasty meatballs are coated in Welsh’s Grape Jelly and Sweet Baby Ray’s Hickory and Brown Sugar BBQ Sauce. It is such an easy dump and go meal. https://www.sweetbabyrays.com/Recipes/Sweet-Meatballs-of-Fire! BBQ Sauce: Sweet baby ray’s BBQ sauce is my personal favorite. You just buy a bag or two (depending on how large of crowd you are feeding) of regular frozen beef meatballs & a bottle of Sweet Baby Ray’s Honey BBQ Sauce. BBQ Sauce. But Sweet Baby Ray’s is readily available at any local grocery store and it is delicious. I always use Sweet Baby Ray’s Original BBQ Sauce. Crockpot BBQ Meatballs. 1 jar of grape jelly, 1 bottle of sweet baby rays BBQ sauce and 1 package of frozen meatballs. I omitted onions because the baby in my belly doesn’t like onions and garlic. Thanks for this tip. Get your hands down into the bowl and mix all of the ingredients together well. 85% lean ground beef would be very tasty. BBQ Sauce. and drizzle about 2 teaspoons of sauce over each one. Place frozen Meatballs in 5-6 Quart Slow Cooker, then cover Meatballs with BBQ … 1/4 C ketchup use 2 small eggs or 1 xl egg for 1/2 the recipe. Good luck! Contributed by Sweet Baby Ray's. I have a whole freezer full. Meatball Recipe! Add frozen meatballs to mixture and stir until evenly coated. with Sweet Baby Ray's Buffalo Wing and Sweet Baby Ray's Original Barbecue Sauce. Mine ended up being a bit too big and I wished I had taken the time to chop them in to fine little pieces. Hi, I wanted to make this to, so between internet searching and my sister-in-law this is what I came up with. Chop them up into teeny, tiny pieces won’t you?) 50 frozen meatballs. 3 eggs Add the sauce to the Instant Pot and stir until the meatballs are evenly coated. BBQ Sauce: 1/2 cup ketchup 1 1/2 cups BBQ sauce (I use Sweet Baby Ray’s) 1 1/2 cups brown sugar . 20 oz can of crushed pineapple. Your email is never published nor shared. 3 Tb honey mustard I did mine last night with Jack Daniel Honey BBQ and they were delish. 7. Meatballs – Again, this is a time to use a meatball that you really like. Homemade meatballs taste great as well if you have the time. If you have the time, thaw the meatballs overnight by taking them out of the freezer & placing them in the refrigerator. Pour half of each ingredients into your Crock-Pot, and then pour your whole bag (s) of meatballs in. Pour 1 and 1/2 sleeves of saltine crackers into a gallon sized Ziploc bag. can pineapple chunks with juice OR fresh pineapple chunks; How to make Easy Hawaiian Meatballs: Place your frozen meatballs into the slow cooker. I always use Sweet Baby Ray’s Original BBQ Sauce. Provolone cheese so that ’ s very quickly, you only need 15. To crush them into crumbs and small pieces just added sauce whenever it seemed need. 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