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Hazel's Meatballs

Bakin' Machine

"This is my great aunt Hazel's recipe. They are the absolute best meatballs ever. You MUST try them...."
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1 h 20 m servings 417 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (40 meatballs)


  • Calories:
  • 417 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 15.9 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 45.2g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 23.8 g
  • 48%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 119 mg
  • 40%
  • Sodium:
  • 980 mg
  • 39%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Beat the eggs in a mixing bowl. Add the onion, beef, milk, and salt; mix well. Sprinkle in the cracker crumbs and mix until evenly combined. Form the mixture into 40 meatballs and place into a 9x13 inch baking dish; set aside. Whisk the ketchup, mustard, vinegar, and sugar in a bowl; pour over the meatballs.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until the meatballs are no longer pink in the center, about 1 hour.

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Fantastic recipe. The only changes I made were to cook the meatballs in the oven. I then drained the fat, heated the sauce in a saucepan to melt sugar, then put meatballs and sauce into a cove...

Most helpful critical review

The meatballs were really good, but the sauce had a little too much ketchup for me. I guess I won't be making it again, though...the first thing my husband said was that it tasted like meatloaf...

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Fantastic recipe. The only changes I made were to cook the meatballs in the oven. I then drained the fat, heated the sauce in a saucepan to melt sugar, then put meatballs and sauce into a cove...

First of all, I want to say that the sauce is GREAT. I hate running to the store to get that one ingredient you just don't keep on hand. Everything in this recipe is something almost everyone ha...

My kids really love them and they are so fast and easy. I love how the sauce is so simple, but so delicious. I highly reccomend this recipe for kids or people looking for a new meatball recipe! ...

Very easy simple recipe. I added some oregano to the meatballs and waited until the meatballs had cooked for about 45 min. drained the fat out and then added the sauce. Delicious my wife has wa...

These are easy & very tasty. I was rushed on time, and didn't have an hour to bake. So I first gently seared the meatballs in a large pan, moved them to a warmed dutch oven, covered them in th...

Phe-no-menal. Greatly pleases the husband. I've never been a huge fan of meatballs. I chose this recipe because it appeared to be lowfat but it tastes amazing.

Way too much ketchup. I tasted it before I poured it over the meatballs. I added extra brown sugar, then worchestershire and sweet pickle juice to cut the ketchup taste. I also browned them f...

This is a delicious snack between meals or frozen and used at a later time. We adjusted the quantity and found it just as great. We used 3/4 cups catsup and 3/4 cups bbq instead of 1 1/2 cups ...

So I follow this exactly and it is the best meatballs I've ever had and my family and friends loved it too.