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** Slow Cooker Turkey Cranberry Meatballs

Slow Cooker Cranberry-BBQ Turkey Meatballs

  • Cooking Time:

    3 hours
  • Servings:

    12

Ingredients

16 oz. jellied cranberry sauce
1/2 c. Spicy BBQ sauce
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 lb. ground turkey
1/3 c. plain, dry breadcrumbs
1 green onion, finely chopped
2 tsp. orange zest
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1/2 tsp. smoked paprika



This recipe for Slow Cooker Cranberry-BBQ Turkey Meatballs is my go-to appetizer come holiday time!  The neighborhood kids always request these for any get-together.  In fact, they are great any time of year!

  1. Combine cranberry and BBQ sauces in a 6-Quart slow cooker.
  2. Cover and turn on HIGH heat while you prepare the meatballs.
  3. Combine egg, ground turkey, breadcrumbs, green onion, orange zest, Worcestershire sauce, pepper and smoked paprika in a large bowl.
  4. Mix well with clean hands and shape into 1-inch round balls, about 24 total. (they will be sticky!)
  5. Optional step: Lightly brown meatballs over medium-high heat for one minute per side.
  6. Remove lid and stir sauce in the slow cooker.
  7. Place browned or uncooked meatballs in the slow cooker and carefully spoon a bit of the sauce over top. (do not stir the meatballs at this point – they will fall apart!)
  8. Cover and cook on LOW for 3 -4 hours.

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Turkey Meatballs

Jenn Bare is a Mom, Chef & the Crock-Pot® Girl. She hosts a weekly “Mom Monday” segment on ABC-15 in Phoenix. Jenn is the founder of GetCrocked, the #1 resource for slow cooking with over 1.5 million online followers. She innovates recipes daily with her favorite tool in the kitchen, the Crock-Pot® slow cooker.

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These were fantastic! I only had fresh cranberries, which I put into the crockpot with 1 c sugar and 1 c water for a few hours before adding the bbq sauce. I used honey garlic bbq sauce and I was worried that it would be too much. But it turned out GREAT!

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I just tried to put these together for a party tonight. The meatball mixture seemed mushy rather than stiff so I added a couple extra crackers. They still didn’t hold together and flattened out into little patties in the frying pan. I’m cooking the mixture up into a meatloaf and will be heading out to the store in a bit to find ingredients for something different to make for this evening. Very disappointed.

Meet Jenn Bare

Jenn is the founder of GetCrocked, the #1 resource for slow cooking with over 1.5 million online followers. She innovates recipes daily with her favorite tool in the kitchen, the Crock-Pot® slow cooker.

She innovates recipes daily...

Jenn Bare is a Mom, Chef & the Crock-Pot® Girl. She hosts a weekly "Mom Monday" segment on ABC-15 in Phoenix.

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