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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.

Ginger Meatballs

Ginger Meatballs

Ginger Meatballs

Sybil Leson of Houston, Texas writes, "These sweet and tangy meatballs have caused many guests to ask, 'What is that delicious flavor?' I often increase the recipe and keep the meatballs warm in a slow cooker."

Sausage Rolls

Sausage Rolls

Sausage Rolls

Refrigerated dough hurries along these tasty bites that can be served at brunch, as an after-school snack or as an appetizer. "I received this delicious recipe from a friend at a New Year's Day party," says Raylene Myers from Mesquite, Texas. "It doesn't take very many ingredients, so it's inexpensive.

Cranberry Meatballs and Sausage

Cranberry Meatballs and Sausage

Cranberry Meatballs and Sausage

Years ago, I found a version of this recipe in a cookbook. At first taste, my family judged it a keeper. The tangy saucy meatballs are requested by our friends whenever I host card night. We also take the yummy dish on camping trips.
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Honey-Garlic Glazed Meatballs

Honey-Garlic Glazed Meatballs

Honey-Garlic Glazed Meatballs

My husband and I raise cattle on our farm here in southwestern Ontario, so it's no surprise that we're fond of these saucy meatballs. I know your family will like them, too. —Marion Foster, Kirkton, Ontario

Sweet N Sour Meatballs

Sweet N Sour Meatballs

Sweet N Sour Meatballs

I often serve these meatballs as an appetizer at parties or over steamed rice as a main entree for dinner.

Saucy Cherry Meatballs

Saucy Cherry Meatballs

Saucy Cherry Meatballs

Water chestnuts lend a crunch to these moist ground beef and pork sausage meatballs. The baked bites are glazed with a sweet sauce made with cherry pie filling. "They're perfect for potlucks or parties," notes Marina Castle-Henry of Burbank, California.

Buffet Meatballs

Buffet Meatballs

Buffet Meatballs

I need only five ingredients to fix these easy appetizers. Grape juice and apple jelly are the secrets behind the sweet yet tangy sauce that complements convenient packaged meatballs. —Janet Anderson, Carson City, Nevada

Sauerkraut Meatballs

Sauerkraut Meatballs

Sauerkraut Meatballs

This zesty recipe is a great way to pep up a party! The hot pork sausage and sauerkraut make terrific-tasting meatballs, and the mustard dipping sauce is a nice complement. —Christine Batts, Murray, Kentucky

Tangy Pork Meatballs

Tangy Pork Meatballs

Tangy Pork Meatballs

Yuletide buffet "grazers" stampede for these meatballs! The mouthwatering morsels go so fast, I often make several batches at once. Barbecue sauce adds a nice bite to the mildly seasoned ground pork.—Katie Koziolek, Hartland, Minnesota

Mini Hot Dogs 'n' Meatballs

Mini Hot Dogs 'n' Meatballs

Mini Hot Dogs 'n' Meatballs

Hot appetizers don't come much easier than this recipe. It's so popular I usually double the recipe if I have a larger crock pot. You can vary the meats to suit your family's tastes, or increase the heat factor by using a spicier barbecue or spaghetti sauce. Serve with fancy party picks. —Andrea Chamberlain, Macedon, New York

Easy Meatballs

Easy Meatballs

Easy Meatballs

Just three ingredients are needed for this speedy appetizer from Christine Smoot of Childress, Texas. “These meatballs are so different from all the others…you will never carry any leftovers home,” she assures. “I catered my daughter’s wedding and served them as appetizers.” TIP: “You can also serve over rice for a main dish,” Christine suggests.
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