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Christmas Meatballs

Christmas Meatballs

"Cranberry sauce and brown sugar create a tangy glaze for moist meatballs that are good as an appetizer or as a main dish over rice. 'We love them so much, I prepare them year-round,' says Joyce Bentley of Redlands, California."
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30 m servings
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Original recipe yields 12 servings

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  1. In a bowl, combine eggs, soup mix, bread crumbs, cranberries and parsley. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into 1-in. balls; place 12 to 14 balls on a microwave-safe plate. Cover with waxed paper; microwave on high for 3-4 minutes or until no longer pink. Remove to paper towels to drain. Repeat with remaining meatballs.
  2. In a 2-qt. microwave-safe dish, combine sauce ingredients. Cover and microwave on high for 3-4 minutes or until heated through.

Footnotes

  • This recipe was tested with an 850-watt microwave.

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Great recipe. I didn't follow the cooking instructions though. I didn't see the point of cooking it in a microwave, so I just bake them in the oven at 400F, and cooked the sauce on the stove. I ...

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These were pretty good. However, I baked the meatballs until 3/4 done then slow simmered them in the sauce. Microwaves are for heating leftovers...not cooking.

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Great recipe. I didn't follow the cooking instructions though. I didn't see the point of cooking it in a microwave, so I just bake them in the oven at 400F, and cooked the sauce on the stove. I ...

These were pretty good. However, I baked the meatballs until 3/4 done then slow simmered them in the sauce. Microwaves are for heating leftovers...not cooking.

I made the sauce and used frozen meatballs to save time. The kids loved them, the sauce is little on the sweet side, but very good.

This recipe was a huge hit at our XMAS/House Warming Party in December (I know... I'm slow on the draw to review this). I went a little crazy and wrapped the meatballs in BACON!!!!!! Hear me,...

This was my first time trying this recipe. Fantastic! I baked the meatballs in the oven at 400 degrees, and added a few shakes of red wine vinegar to the sauce instead of using the cider vinegar...

just the 1 can of cranberries and 1 can of heinz chilly sauce is great

This was different, that's for sure. I doubled the meatball recipe, but kept the sauce ingredient amounts the same. I used low-carb bread and made homemade bread crumbs and added my own spices. ...

I made this recipe this evening and it is delish! I baked them in the oven instead of using the microwave. The only thing I would change is next time I will decrease the ketchup. I took the advi...

I have made this recipe many times and everytime I get high praise! Super easy and really tasty!

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