Beef Cocktail Meatballs


These meatballs will delight the whole family. My kids ask for them again and again.

Prep Time:
45 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 45 mins
4 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 2 eggs

  • 1 cup rolled oats

  • 2 tablespoons dried minced onion flakes

  • 9 drops hot pepper sauce

  • seasoning salt to taste

  • ¾ cup ketchup

  • ½ cup water

  • ¼ cup vinegar

  • cup brown sugar

  • 1 ½ tablespoons dried minced onion flakes

  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder

  • 4 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce

  • 6 drops hot pepper sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

  2. In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, eggs, rolled oats, minced onion flakes, hot pepper sauce and seasoning salt. Mix well and form into 1 inch meatballs. Place into a 9x13 inch baking dish.

  3. Bake, uncovered, at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 30 minutes.

  4. Meanwhile, in a separate medium bowl, combine the ketchup, water, vinegar, brown sugar, minced onion flakes, dry mustard, Worcestershire sauce and hot pepper sauce. Mix together well and set aside.

  5. Remove meatballs from oven and pour reserved sauce over them. Cover with foil and return to oven.

  6. Bake, covered, in a preheated oven for 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

600 Calories
34g Fat
47g Carbs
26g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 600
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 34g 44%
Saturated Fat 13g 67%
Cholesterol 190mg 63%
Sodium 765mg 33%
Total Carbohydrate 47g 17%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 30g
Protein 26g
Vitamin C 12mg 62%
Calcium 74mg 6%
Iron 4mg 23%
Potassium 673mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.