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Sweet and Spicy Cocktail Meatballs
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9 INGREDIENTS • 3 STEPS • 15MINS

Sweet and Spicy Cocktail Meatballs

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Quick and easy Thanksgiving appetizer that will impress you! Use store-bought Italian-style meatballs and take them to a whole new level with our special Maple syrup chili sauce. The delicious and warming combination of sweet and spicy is perfect for a Thanksgiving midday snack. Your friends and family will love it!
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Quick and easy Thanksgiving appetizer that will impress you! Use store-bought Italian-style meatballs and take them to a whole new level with our special Maple syrup chili sauce. The delicious and warming combination of sweet and spicy is perfect for a Thanksgiving midday snack. Your friends and family will love it!
15MINS
Total Time
$1.97
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
us / metric
Frozen Meatball
1 lb
Frozen Meatball, warmed
Worcestershire Sauce
1 Tbsp
Worcestershire Sauce
Chili Sauce
1/2 cup
Chili Sauce
I used Heinz®
Chili Powder
as needed
Chili Powder
Onion Powder
2 tsp
Onion Powder
Ground Ginger
as needed
Fresh Thyme
4 sprigs
Fresh Thyme Leaves
to taste
Fresh Thyme Leaves
for garnish
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
573
Fat
25.4 g
Protein
17.4 g
Carbs
71.7 g
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Author's Notes

If you are using different brands of chili sauce, you might need to adjust the maple syrup according to the sweetness of the chili sauce.
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step 1
In the saucepan over medium heat, add Maple Syrup (1 cup), Worcestershire Sauce (1 Tbsp), Chili Sauce (1/2 cup), Chili Powder (as needed), Onion Powder (2 tsp), Ground Ginger (as needed), and Fresh Thyme (4 sprigs). Cook for about 8 minutes until it thickens.
step 2
Once the sauce has thickened, add the Frozen Meatball (1 lb) and toss them in the sauce for 2 minutes until well coated.
step 3
Serve hot with toothpicks. Optionally, garnish with Fresh Thyme Leaves (to taste) and extra sauce.
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Appetizers
Dairy-Free
Beef
Shellfish-Free
Quick & Easy
Italian
Side Dish
Thanksgiving
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