The delicious low in fat sweet-and-spicy sauce for these classic meatballs couldn’t be easier! These are the best! I had them at a holiday party at work and couldn’t believe the ingredients. Whenever I make them for a holiday or birthday party they are gone within a few minutes. Just delicious!

Hot and Saucy Cocktail Meatballs
Yields 6
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Prep Time
30 min
Total Time
1 hr 20 min
Prep Time
30 min
Total Time
1 hr 20 min
  1. 2 pounds lean ground beef
  2. 1 cup Progresso™ dry bread crumbs (any flavor)
  3. 2/3 cup finely chopped onion
  4. 1/2 cup milk
  5. 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  6. 2 teaspoons salt
  7. 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  8. 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  9. 2 eggs
  10. 2 bottles (12 ounces each) chili sauce
  11. 2 jars (10 ounces each) grape jelly
  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Stir together all ingredients except chili sauce and jelly. Shape into 1-inch meatballs. Place in ungreased retangular pan, 13x9x2 inches, or on rack in broiler pan.
  2. Bake uncovered about 20 minutes or until no longer pink in center and juice is clear.
  3. Heat chili sauce and jelly in Dutch oven over medium heat, stirring contantly, until jelly is melted. Stir in meatballs until coated. Simmer uncovered 30 minutes. Serve hot with toothpicks.
  1. * This mouthwatering sauce is just as scrumptious when used with prepared frozen meatballs or smoked cocktail sausages.
  1. Serving Size: 1 Meatball
  2. Calories 65, Total Fat 2g, Cholesterol 15mg, Sodium 200mg, Total Carbohydrate 9g, Protein 3g, Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 2%, Calcium 0%, Iron 2%
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