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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.

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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Tangy Turkey Meatballs

Tangy Turkey Meatballs

Tangy Turkey Meatballs

These tangy meatballs are perfect for taking to potlucks. They take little time to prepare, and they disappear in no time. The turkey is a nice change of pace from ground beef.—Carol Brewer, Los Alamitos, California

Tiny Taco Meatballs

Tiny Taco Meatballs

Tiny Taco Meatballs

These meatballs may be tiny, but they're big on taste. Taco seasoning adds a tasty twist to these appetizers that my grandson gobbles up! —Joyce Markham, Belmond, Iowa

Sweet 'n' Soy Snack Meatballs

Sweet 'n' Soy Snack Meatballs

Sweet 'n' Soy Snack Meatballs

My mom gave me this recipe when I got married over 10 years ago. They're great for any occasion because they're easy to make and get eaten quickly.—Jodi Klassen, Coaldale, Alberta

Deluxe Ham Balls

Deluxe Ham Balls

Deluxe Ham Balls

Whenever I serve these saucy baked ham balls to guests, they ask me for the recipe. It's one I've had for many years and is a great use for leftover ham. I love to entertain, and know I can count on these ham balls to be a hit.

Skillet Meatballs

Skillet Meatballs

Skillet Meatballs

"When I had some girlfriends over, one of them fixed these sweet and spicy appetizers," recalls Valerie Solar of San Francisco, California. "We were amazed that something so good took so little time to prepare."

Easy Cranberry Meatballs

Easy Cranberry Meatballs

Easy Cranberry Meatballs

This is a versatile recipe to be used either as a main dish or as an appetizer. You simply adjust the size of the meatballs. I like to serve it during the holidays as an appetizer. It works well to curb appetites while your guests await the main meal. -Frances Venator, Ottumwa, Iowa

Party Meatballs

Party Meatballs

Party Meatballs

These meatballs in a sweet, tangy sauce can be made a day in advance and reheated. We usually serve them at birthday parties. - Irma Schnuelle, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.

Cheese Meatballs

Cheese Meatballs

Cheese Meatballs

I often rely on these rich, cheesy meatballs for party appetizers. Or I serve them alongside a tossed salad for a quick meal in minutes. —Rachel Frost, Tallula, Illinois
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