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Honey Buffalo Meatball Sliders

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 2 hours


6 servings

These little sliders deliver big Buffalo chicken flavor without the messiness of wings. The spicy-sweet meatballs are a hit on game day with kids and adults alike. —Julie Peterson, Crofton, Maryland
Honey Buffalo Meatball Sliders Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup Louisiana-style hot sauce
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup apricot preserves
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 package (24 ounces) frozen fully cooked Italian turkey meatballs, thawed
  • Additional hot sauce, optional
  • Bibb lettuce leaves
  • 12 mini buns
  • Crumbled blue cheese
  • Ranch salad dressing, optional


  1. In a 3- or 4-qt. slow cooker, mix the first 6 ingredients until smooth. Stir in meatballs until coated. Cook, covered, on low 2-3 hours, until meatballs are heated through.
  2. If desired, stir in additional hot sauce. Serve meatballs on lettuce-lined buns; top with cheese and, if desired, dressing.

Nutrition Facts

2 sliders: 524 calories, 21g fat (6g saturated fat), 110mg cholesterol, 1364mg sodium, 61g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 1g fiber), 28g protein.

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