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Apricot Meatballs

This is one of my husband's favorites. It makes an easy meal for Sunday dinner. The tangy barbecue sauce gets a hint of sweetness from apricot preserves. - Lorenda Spain, Dumas, Texas.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. Bake: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup apricot preserves
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine the first four ingredients. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into 1-in. balls. In a skillet, brown meatballs in several batches; drain. Transfer to a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Combine preserves and barbecue sauce; pour over meatballs. Cover and bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until the meat is no longer pink.

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  • phillips66
    Nov 23, 2009

    Definately another keeper. Unique sauce steals the show.

  • marthalake
    Aug 18, 2009

    These are so good. Had them at our daughter's house and everybody enjoyed them. Just the right amount of sweetness