Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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Pressure-Cooker Cherry Bourbon Ham Balls

In my book, meatballs and bourbon are must-haves at any gathering. These clever party bites combine the two favorites to kick up the fun and flavor of your buffet. My family members are big fans. —Joyce Moynihan, Lakeville, Minnesota

Fig and Goat Cheese Air-Fried Meatballs

Around the holidays, saucy cocktail meatballs are always the first appetizer from the buffet to be eaten. In this dish,...


Mediterranean Kofta Meatballs

2 reviews

For a new take on meatballs, try this quick kofta recipe to make flavorful Mediterranean meatballs full of spices and...


Plum Pork Spicy Meatballs with Bok Choy and Zucchini

I am a huge fan of sweet, salty and spicy, and now I'm trying to make healthier choices. This recipe...


Quick and Simple Meatballs

16 reviews

Keep a batch of these meatballs in your freezer for an easy weeknight meal. This simple meatball recipe can be...

Game-Day Thai Chicken Meatballs

1 review

These Thai chicken meatballs make a great game-day snack. We also like to serve them as a main dish over...


Cheesy Meatball Sliders

5 reviews

These meatball sliders are a fun way to serve meatballs at your party without using a slow cooker. Made on...

Slow-Cooker Meatball Stew

4 reviews

This recipe was a lifesaver when I worked full time and needed a dinner that we all would enjoy when...


Potluck Enchilada Meatballs

1 review

This is a twist on the ordinary potluck meatballs. These are easy, inexpensive and a hit for any occasion. —Terina,...


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Sneaky Turkey Meatballs

3 reviews

Like most kids, mine refuse to eat certain veggies. In order to feed them healthy foods, I have to be...


Barbecue and Beer Meatballs

2 reviews

This simple meatball recipe relies on timesaving ingredients like frozen meatballs and barbecue sauce. It's the perfect last-minute appetizer! —Taste...

Meatballs with Chimichurri Sauce

2 reviews

This South American condiment, ­featuring fresh cilantro and parsley, is more than just a sauce for tossing with meatballs. You’ll...


Orange-Glazed Meatballs

1 review

I love the sweet orange marmalade paired with the zip of a jalapeno in this sweet-sour glaze. —Bonnie Stallings, Martinsburg,...


Turkey & Pork Meatballs

Treat yourself to homemade meatballs, already simmering in sauce, at the end of a busy day. —Suzanne Wagg, Madison, Maine


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Spaghetti Squash Meatball Casserole

12 reviews

One of our favorite comfort-food dinners is spaghetti and meatballs. We're crazy about this lighter, healthier version that features so...


Italian Spaghetti with Meatballs

4 reviews

My mother got this recipe from our Italian neighbors in the 1950s. It's been a big hit at our church...

Barbecued Meatballs

10 reviews

Grape jelly and chili sauce are the secrets that make these meatballs so fantastic. If I’m serving them at a...


Make-Ahead Meatballs

14 reviews

My husband and I have company often. Keeping a supply of these frozen meatballs on hand means I can easily...


Meatballs Sausage Dinner

8 reviews

One day I was having trouble deciding what to make for dinner, so I combined whatever was in the refrigerator...


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Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

23 reviews

I like to dunk these appetizer meatballs in blue cheese or ranch salad dressing. If I make them for a...


Pineapple Appetizer Meatballs

10 reviews

Karen Mellinger Baker of Dover, Ohio blends a can of crushed pineapple into her meatballs to create a taste-tempting treat....


Polynesian Meatballs

9 reviews

With pretty bits of pineapple, these meatballs are sure to attract attention—and the sweet-tart sauce brings people back for seconds....


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Meatballs and Gravy

15 reviews

I can still see Grandmother making dozens of these little meatballs, and gravy to go with them! The hint of...


All-Day Meatball Stew

18 reviews

Frozen meatballs and other convenient ingredients simplify this homey stew. Each bite boasts lots of fresh veggie flavor and comforting,...

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Pork Meatballs

8 reviews

This recipe is one of my favorites. My mom used to make the moist, flavorful meatballs often, and they were...


Spaghetti Meatball Supper

3 reviews

It was such a joy to come home and find my mom making spaghetti and meatballs for dinner. This recipe...


Meatball Hash Brown Bake

7 reviews

For a seniors potluck at church, I wanted to create a recipe that would incorporate a meat dish and side...


Glazed Ham Balls

Meet the Cook: Over the years, I have found this recipe ideal for using leftovers from a baked ham. The...


Easy Cranberry Meatballs

This is a versatile recipe to be used either as a main dish or as an appetizer. You simply adjust...


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Taco Meatball Ring

33 reviews

While it looks complicated, this attractive meatball-filled ring is really very easy to assemble. My family loves tacos, and we...