Great appetizer or entree. I make this every Christmas so my kids call them Christmas meatballs. Serve with toothpicks as an appetizer or with mashed potatoes and a salad as an entree.

Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
35 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
10 servings
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Ingredients

10
Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Combine barbeque sauce, bourbon, honey, yellow mustard, and Worcestershire sauce in a Dutch oven over medium heat. Cook for 5 minutes; add meatballs and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until meatballs are heated through, 25 to 35 minutes.

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Cook's Note:

Sour mash whiskey may be substituted for bourbon, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

477 calories; protein 16.4g; carbohydrates 53.2g; fat 12.8g; cholesterol 75.4mg; sodium 957.6mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (2)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
12/23/2017
Great recipe! We normally like a more traditional meatball recipe however this was a great change! I used half the amount of honey and I found a hickory barbecue sauce to give it more of a smokey flavor. Read More

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
12/22/2017
As written this was way too sweet for us. I highly recommend scaling the honey in half. Read More
3 Ratings
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Rating: 3 stars
12/22/2017
As written this was way too sweet for us. I highly recommend scaling the honey in half. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
12/23/2017
Great recipe! We normally like a more traditional meatball recipe however this was a great change! I used half the amount of honey and I found a hickory barbecue sauce to give it more of a smokey flavor. Read More