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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.

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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.

Passover Meatballs

Passover Meatballs

Passover Meatballs

These moist and slightly sweet meatballs are popular with family and friends during the spring holiday season. They're bound to become a tradition at your house. -Julie Sollinger Chicago, Illinois

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.
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Sweet 'n' Spicy Meatballs

Sweet 'n' Spicy Meatballs

Sweet 'n' Spicy Meatballs

You'll usually find a batch of these meatballs in my freezeer. The slightly sweet sauce nicely complements the spicy pork sausage. —Genie Brown, Roanoke, Virginia

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

Tender Turkey Meatballs

Tender Turkey Meatballs

Tender Turkey Meatballs

"I changed one of my recipes to come up with this healthier version," explains Jane Thoma of Monroe, Michigan. "Whether offered as appetizers, packed cold for picnics or served over spaghetti at dinner, these moist marjoram-seasoned meatballs are well-received."

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."

Flavorful Turkey Meatballs

Flavorful Turkey Meatballs

Flavorful Turkey Meatballs

It’s hard to believe meatballs this juicy, flavorful and tender could be low in fat and calories—and sized just right for two. Thanks to our Test Kitchen for a zesty meal mainstay that can double as an appetizer.

Apricot Ham Balls

Apricot Ham Balls

Apricot Ham Balls

My family requests these ham balls for our annual Christmas Eve open house.

Spicy Party Meatballs

Spicy Party Meatballs

Spicy Party Meatballs

These spicy meatballs are great served with fresh veggies for a nice change of pace.—Sue Yaeger, Brookings, South Dakota

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
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