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The cranberry and barbecue sauce bring a sweet and savory combination to this 30-minute appetizer recipe. Planning a party? Use the simple make-ahead directions.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • For sauce, in a large skillet stir together cranberry sauce and barbecue sauce. Cook over medium heat until cranberry sauce is melted, stirring occasionally.

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  • Add meatballs to sauce. Cook, uncovered, for about 10 minutes or until meatballs are heated through, stirring occasionally. Serve immediately or keep meatballs warm in a slow cooker on low setting to serve. Makes 16 servings.

Tips

Prepare as directed in Step 1. Stir in frozen or thawed meatballs. Place in an airtight container. Cover and chill for up to 24 hours. To serve, heat meatballs and sauce in a large skillet over medium heat until heated through, stirring occasionally.

Chipotle-Sauced Meatballs:

Prepare as above, except substitute one 12-ounce bottle chili sauce for the barbecue sauce and stir in 3 to 4 tablespoons finely chopped canned chipotle pepper in adobo sauce.

Hawaiian-Sauced Meatballs:

Prepare sauce as above, except substitute one 8-ounce can crushed pineapple, undrained, for the cranberry sauce.

Nutrition Facts

60 calories; 4 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat; 5 mg cholesterol; 177 mg sodium. 15 mg potassium; 5 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 2 g protein; 0 IU vitamin a; 1 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 0 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 10 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;

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