Cranberry Meatballs

These delicious cranberry meatballs are a holiday must-make! Tender meatballs are slow-cooked in a flavorful homemade cranberry sauce. It's an easy appetizer or dinner that's ready in just 35 minutes!


– Frozen meatballs – Fresh cranberries – Honey – Tomato paste – BBQ sauce – Hot sauce

Bake the meatballs according to the package directions.


While the meatballs are baking, make the sauce. Add the cranberries, honey, tomato paste, bbq sauce, hot sauce, and salt to your blender and blend on high speed until smooth.


Transfer the cranberry sauce to a small pot and bring it to a boil over medium-high heat.


Lower the heat, cover with a lid halfway to prevent splatters, and simmer for 5 minutes.


You can definitely get a head start by making the cranberry sauce in the blender ahead of time and storing it in the fridge. For the best results, we recommend waiting to cook the meatballs in the sauce until right before serving.

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