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Meatball Appetizers

Looking for recipes for meatball appetizers? Taste of Home has the best meatball appetizer recipes from real cooks like you, featuring reviews, ratings, how-to videos and tips.

Sausage Cheese Bites Snack

Sausage Cheese Bites Snack

Sausage Cheese Bites Snack

"These savory little bites are such a tasty snack to serve for a get-together or as an evening surprise for the family," reports Nancy Reichert of Thomasville, Georgia. "They also make a nice breakfast treat with a thermos of hot coffee if you're on your way early in the morning."

Honey-Mustard Turkey Meatballs

Honey-Mustard Turkey Meatballs

Honey-Mustard Turkey Meatballs

I serve this appetizer often during the holidays. It's nice to have a turkey meatball that doesn't taste like you should have used beef. These tangy meatballs can be prepared ahead and frozen, so even drop-in guests can be treated to a hot snack. -Bonnie Durkin, Nescopeck, Pennsylvania

Holiday Appetizer Meatballs

Holiday Appetizer Meatballs

Holiday Appetizer Meatballs

Reports Yellow Springs, Ohio field editor Pat Waymire, "These tasty meatballs are a perennial favorite at our Christmas parties."
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Sauerkraut Ham Balls

Sauerkraut Ham Balls

Sauerkraut Ham Balls

Cooking is something I've always enjoyed...particularly when I'm doing it for people who enjoy eating! This dish is such a family favorite that I'll buy a ham sometimes just so I can make. I'm a city bus driver who likes to swap recipes with passengers. My husband and I have two sons, 20 and 18.

Crunch Swiss and Ham Appetizers

Crunch Swiss and Ham Appetizers

Crunch Swiss and Ham Appetizers

We farm 2,000 acres and raise a few thousand chicken, so I'm often too busy to cook much in the summer. These appetizers are quick and easy, though, and perfect for hot days when you want to eat light. During the winter, when we have more time to entertain, they're also a great hit with guests.

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Favorite Cranberry Meatballs

Favorite Cranberry Meatballs

Favorite Cranberry Meatballs

Although this recipe is perfect for the holiday season, plan to use it all year-round—cranberries add "zing" to menus anytime. And, if you're looking for an appetizer idea, shape the meatballs smaller and serve with party picks.

Glazed Sausage Bites Appetizer

Glazed Sausage Bites Appetizer

Glazed Sausage Bites Appetizer

"These tangy meatballs have a deliciously different flavor since they're made with sausage," relates field editor Sue Broyles of Cherokee, Texas.

Bacon Cheeseburger Balls

Bacon Cheeseburger Balls

Bacon Cheeseburger Balls

When I serve these, my husband and kids are often fooled into thinking we're having plain meatballs until they cut into the flavorful filling inside! —Cathy Lendvoy, Boharm, Saskatchewan

Taco Meatball Ring

Taco Meatball Ring

Taco Meatball Ring

While it looks complicated, this attractive meatball-filled ring is really very easy to assemble. My family loves tacos, and we find that the crescent roll dough is a nice change from the usual tortilla shells or chips. There are never any leftovers when I serve this at a meal or as a party appetizer! —Brenda Johnson, Davison, Michigan

Sweet-Hot Sausage Meatballs

Sweet-Hot Sausage Meatballs

Sweet-Hot Sausage Meatballs

Meet the Cook: These good-tasting sausage meatballs seem to disappear before anything else on the table or buffet. They have a delightful tang with a bit of crunch from the water chestnuts. I've used the recipe when entertaining for over 20 years because it's so easy to do and comes out perfect every time. -Claire Stryker, Delta, Utah

Flavorful Sausage Balls

Flavorful Sausage Balls

Flavorful Sausage Balls

I whip up a batch of these meatballs in a matter of minutes. They're great for busy days when you need something fast that's full of flavor. But we like them so much, I make them even on days I have time to spare.—Olive Lamb, Cushing, Oklahoma
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