Party Meatballs

Party Meatballs


1 lb lean ground beef
1 lb ground pork
2 cups fine soft bread crumbs
1 cup milk
4 large egg (beaten)
1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 tsp of Italian herbs
1 tsp olive oil
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 white onion finely minced

1 cup ketchup or mild bbq sauce
1 cup brown sugar (packed)
1/4 cup cider vinegar
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons finely minced onion
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


Line a large baking sheet (half sheet pan) with foil.

In a large mixing bowl combine ingredients.

Mix to blend the ingredients thoroughly.

Place the meatballs the baking sheet.

Bake the meatballs at 350 F for 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine the ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, minced onion, 1 teaspoon of garlic powder, 1 teaspoon of kosher salt, 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper, and the ground cayenne pepper. Stir to blend.

Transfer the cooked meatballs to the crock pot. Add the sauce mixture.

Cover and cook on LOW for 3 to 4 hours.