tangy sweet chipotle meatballs
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Tangy Sweet Chipotle Meatballs

Tangy Sweet Chipotle Meatballs are the perfect appetizer or party food.   These meatballs are spicy and sweet at the same time. 
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword Meatballs
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 275kcal
Author Stephanie Manley


  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon chipotle powder
  • 2/3 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/2 can jelled cranberry sauce
  • 8 ounces chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Tabasco Brand Chipotle sauce


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix together in a medium-sized bowl ground meat, eggs, salt, pepper, smoked paprika, chipotle powder. 
  • When meat mixture is well-combined prepare meatballs by rolling about 1 tablespoon into a small ball. Place on a wire rack on a cookie sheet. When all meatballs are rolled into small balls cook for approximately 20 to 25 minutes.
  •  Place cranberry sauce, chili sauce, and Tabasco chipotle sauce into a crock pot. Turn the crock pot to low heat. Stir to combine. Add cooked meat balls and cook until they are warmed through.


Calories: 275kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 587mg | Potassium: 300mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 240IU | Vitamin C: 4.2mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 2.1mg
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