“Using packaged meatballs helps save time in the kitchen and they are just as tasty as homemade. My friends look forward to enjoying these meatballs at our holiday gatherings and there are never any leftovers! The sauce is tangy yet sweet, and the festive color is perfect for any holiday party.”—tasteofhome.com
Cranberry Chili Meatballs
1 14-ounce can jellied cranberry sauce
1 12-ounce bottle chili sauce
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 package (32 ounces frozen) fully cooked homestyle meatballs
In a large saucepan over medium heat, combine the first six ingredients; stir until sugar is dissolved. Add meatballs; cook for 20-25 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally.
Yields about 6 dozen.
MF&L Staff at Maine Food & Lifestyle magazine.