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Meatballs with Cranberry Dipping Sauce Recipe

Meatballs with Cranberry Dipping Sauce Recipe

With their cranberry dipping sauce, these no-fuss appetizer meatballs make use of traditional Thanksgiving ingredients, so they're ideal around the holiday or anytime you're craving those favorite seasonal tastes.—Ann Baker, Texarkana, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min. YIELD:36 servings


  • 3 cups leftover cooked stuffing
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 1 pound bulk pork sausage
  • 1 cup jellied cranberry sauce
  • 1/2 cup chili sauce
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel


  • 1. Place stuffing in a large bowl. Crumble ground turkey and pork sausage over stuffing and mix well. Shape into 2-in. balls. Place on a greased rack in a shallow baking pan. Bake at 375° for 15-20 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°. Drain on paper towels.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the remaining ingredients; heat through. Serve with meatballs. Yield: 3 dozen (1-1/2 cups sauce).

Nutritional Facts

1 meatball with 2 teaspoons sauce equals 100 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 217 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.