Sweet Korean BBQ & Cranberry Meatballs #CampbellSauces

We had some friends over for Nick’s birthday this weekend. Nick is an almost Christmas baby and I think it makes celebrating this time of year even more special.

I didn’t want to go overboard with the food. Just some appetizers on the island and some eggnog or hard cider.

These cranberry and sweet Korean BBQ mini meatballs were the most popular thing I made by far.

The best part about them? They took about a minute of prep time and were really easy to replenish.

Campbells makes really good slow cooker sauces (remember these sweet red chili tacos?) and this recipe is as simple as emptying (frozen) meatballs and Campbells Slow Cooker Sauce into a slow cooker, turning on the heat and walking away.

Their Sweet Korean BBQ sauce is super flavorful on its own but I thought I would add a holiday kick and toss some cranberry sauce in there as well.

I put them in a pretty little dish with some little sticks on the side and that was it … until they ran out and then all I had to do was scoop some more out of the slow cooker.

We have a six month old and I was actually able to have people over make good food and socialize. That’s close to impossible.

Extra treat: I saved the left over sauce that was at the bottom of the slow cooker and put it in a tupperware container. When we woke up the next morning I brushed a light layer of the sauce on some bacon and baked it in the oven.

Oh. My. Gah.

Nick made me promise I would do that again for Christmas morning.

P.S. Campbells makes an Apple Bourbon BBQ slow cooker sauce. Imagine that on some mini meatballs. Even better … imagine that on some bacon!

Sweet Korean BBQ & Cranberry Meatballs
About 50 frozen cocktail meatballs 
1 pouch of Campbells Sweet Korea BBQ Slow Cooker Sauce
1 cup whole berry or jellied cranberry sauce

1. Turn on crockpot to high heat. Toss in meatballs.

2. Cover with Campbells Sweet Korean BBQ Slow Cooker Sauce and canberry sauce. Cook for about an hour or until the meatballs have thawed and are warm.

3. Reduce heat to the “keep warm” setting and serve!


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