Creamy Cranberry Meatballs

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 3 hours


about 5 dozen

Updated: Sep. 14, 2022
Extras from tonight’s rich and juicy appetizers can become tomorrow’s entree. Simply serve them over a bed of fluffy noodles or rice—if there’s any left. —Amy Warren, Maineville, Ohio
Creamy Cranberry Meatballs Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 envelopes brown gravy mix
  • 1 package (32 ounces) frozen fully cooked Swedish meatballs
  • 2/3 cup jellied cranberry sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream


  1. Prepare gravy mix according to package directions. In a 4-qt. slow cooker, combine the meatballs, cranberry sauce, mustard and gravy. Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours or until heated through, adding cream during the last 30 minutes of cooking.

Nutrition Facts

1 meatball: 55 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 167mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.