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Crispy Meatballs

"Instead of bread crumbs, crisp rice cereal holds these meatballs together. I've had this much-used recipe in my files for years. - Nancy Dose, Arlington, Minnesota"
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45 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. In a large bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. Crumble beef over mixture and mix well. Shape into 1-1/2-in. balls and place in a greased 11-in. x 7-in. x 2-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 400 degrees F for 30 minutes or until the meat is no longer pink.


  • If a recipe calls for nutmeg and you don't have any on hand, substitute ground ginger or mace.

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This is a great basic meatball recipe, exactly what I was looking for, and now I have cooked meatballs on hand in the fridge for sandwiches or whatever. I tweaked it slightly by adding a small ...

Pretty good. I made a smaller size meatball and baked them at 400 degrees for 12 minutes, they came out perfect. They seem to be moister than when made with bread crumbs.

Yummmers! These are really tasty! The rice crispies do a good job of holding them together, and kind of disintigrate upon cooking!!!! Great!

Very easy to make, cooking time for me was not quite 30 mins. I omitted the nutmeg/ginger and used a tsp of minced garlic, also a very big tbsp of onion is what I used. Depending on the sauce I ...

Easy, yummy! Went over big with my family. Didn't have ketchup or nutmeg, just used mustard sauce instead. Poured some Panda Express Orange sauce over it all when it was done cooking, and it w...

These meatballs are yummy, and have several things going for them: 1. They are KOSHER, which other recipes made with milk or parmesan cheese are not. 2. They are GLUTEN FREEE, which other recipe...