Crockpot Sweet & Sour Meatballs | Feast and Merriment

Crockpot Sweet & Sour Meatballs

The easiest app you'll ever make!


like to do things up a little ‘fancy’ in the kitchen, especially for a party. However, striking a balance between fresh, delicious homemade food, and managing to produce it all, can be challenging for the best of home cooks. So every good host needs a few semi- homemade tricks up their sleeve. This is one of them. It’s a true “Set it and Forget it” recipe.

slow cooker sweet and sour meatballsThese marvelous morsels of meat have made an appearance at more of our gatherings and parties than I care to admit! The ingredients are certainly not fancy, but the result is delicious, and just what a host needs in their back pocket as an addition to any occasion, and for any age guest.

Next time you have a need to please a crowd, be sure to give this ‘easy as pie’ recipe a try. I can guarantee you someone will ask for the recipe!

The Recipe

slow cooker sweet and sour meatballs

Sweet & Sour Crockpot Meatballs

This is truly a ‘set it and forget it’ recipe!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 5 minutes


  • 2.5 lbs Frozen Cocktail Meatballs
  • 6 oz Heinz Chili Sauce
  • 6 oz Grape Jelly


  1. Combine the jelly and chili sauce in a small sauce pan and heat on med-low and stir to combine. (It doesn’t need to be perfect, just to break down the jelly enough to mix it in.)

  2. Place meatballs in a crockpot.

  3. Pour the mixture over the meatballs and stir to coat.

  4. Place the crockpot on low for about 2 hours or until heated through. Gently stir once or twice during cooking. 

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