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Savory Glazed Meatballs

Prep Time: 20 Minute(s)
Cook Time: 20 Minute(s)
Yield: 3 dozen


  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup fine dry bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/4 cup Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil
  • -or-
  • 1 (16 oz.) package frozen prepared, bite-sized meatballs, thawed (about 32)
  • 1 cup Smucker’s® Natural Concord Grape Fruit Spread
  • 1 (12 oz.) bottle chili sauce


  1. WHISK eggs in large bowl. Add bread crumbs, onion, milk, salt, Worcestershire and pepper; mix well. Add crumbled ground beef; mix until combined. Shape into 36 (1-inch) meatballs.
  2. HEAT oil in large skillet over medium heat. Cook meatballs in hot oil, in batches, about 10 minutes or until browned on all sides. Drain on paper towels.
  3. HEAT fruit spread and chili sauce in large skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Add cooked or thawed frozen meatballs. Cover and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until meatballs are thoroughly heated.
  4. TRANSFER to a chafing dish or slow cooker, if desired. Serve with toothpicks.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size (1 meatball of 36), Calories 70 (Calories from Fat 25), Total Fat 3g (Saturated Fat 0.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 15mg, Sodium 85mg, Total Carbohydrate 8g (Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugars 6g), Protein 3g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%, Vitamin C 6%, Calcium 0%, Iron 2%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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