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Crockpot Meatballs

Made in the crockpot, these easy three-ingredient grape jelly meatballs are the perfect appetizer for any gathering!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 10 mins
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 10
Calories 476 kcal


  • 18 ounces BBQ sauce
  • 18 ounces grape jelly
  • 1 32- ounce bag of frozen meatballs


  • Mix the BBQ sauce and grape jelly in the slow cooker.
  • Add the frozen meatballs and stir.
  • Cook on low for 4-5 hours or on high for 2 hours.


  • I love using a crockpot liner to make clean up easy. You can also spray the slow cooker dish with non-stick cooking spray before pouring in your ingredients.
  • Some people swear by Heinz chili sauce for this recipe, you can easily substitute it for the BBQ sauce.
  • Once they're ready to serve, you can leave the meatballs in your crockpot on the warm setting so that they stay at the perfect temperature for guests to enjoy. 
  • If you want to skip the crockpot for this recipe, you can add all the ingredients to a pan and simmer for 10-15 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Be sure to gently stir occasionally while the meatballs cook. 


Calories: 476kcalCarbohydrates: 56gProtein: 16gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 67mgSodium: 593mgPotassium: 426mgFiber: 1gSugar: 42gVitamin A: 121IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 40mgIron: 1mg