Cranberry Sauce Meatballs

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


about 3-1/2 dozen

Updated: Jul. 25, 2023
Cranberry sauce isn't just for turkey any more! When combined with a few other ingredients, the Thanksgiving staple makes a perfect meatball topper. —Tammy Neubauer, Ida Grove, Iowa
Cranberry Sauce Meatballs Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 packages (22 ounces each ) frozen fully cooked Angus beef meatballs
  • 1 can (14 ounces) jellied cranberry sauce
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  1. Prepare meatballs according to package directions.
  2. In a large skillet, cook and stir remaining ingredients over medium heat until blended. Stir in meatballs; heat through.

Nutrition Facts

1 meatball: 100 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 266mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein.