Published Jan 18th
Prep 15m Cook 30m Additional - Ready In 45m
Servings 5 to 8 servings Calories 455.4

These meatballs are a copy of a dish served at one of our favorite restaurants.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • ⅓ cup evaporated milk
  • 2 (1 ounce) packages dry onion soup mix
  • ¼ cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat oven to broil.
  2. 2 In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine hamburger, milk, onion soup mix, and Worcestershire sauce. Roll the mixture into small balls. Arrange meatballs on a cookie sheet. Broil for 10 minutes, or until cooked through.
  3. 3 In a small bowl, mix ketchup and brown sugar. Transfer mixture to a slow cooker. Add the meatballs to the slow cooker.
  4. 4 Cook meatballs on high for approximately 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 455.4
  • Carbohydrate 46.7 g
  • Cholesterol 77.8 mg
  • Fat 21.7 g
  • Fiber 0.8 g
  • Protein 20 g
  • Saturated Fat 9.1 g
  • Sodium 1762 mg
  • Sugar 37.5 g


  1. Overall not a bad recipe. I made this for dinner last night. Very easy to make. I would have left it cooking in the slow cooker longer though maybe even overnight to really let the sauce cook in. Turn it on low heat and leave it for the next night. I too added the extra - Read more ...
  2. I made this for a recent Christmas party. I ended up eating about ten of them after they got out of the oven. They were very tasty. The sauce could be improved you could use your own variations. Overall though this was an easy recipe to make.
  3. This is a really simple and tasty appetizer! I highly recommend it to all. I was a little leary about the ketchup and brown sugar thing but it was delicious!!! I don't have kids to try it on so I tested it out on the people I work with and they disappeared! (the meatballs, not - Read more ...
  4. What a simple recipe...and very tasty sauce! The second time I made this I didn't have time to make the meatballs so I used cocktail weiners. I also doubled the ketchup and brown sugar except instead of double the ketchup I added 1/2 ketchup and 1/2 KC Masterpeice Honey Smoke BBQ sauce. I left it - Read more ...
  5. The meat mixture was too soupy...I wonder if there are supposed to be breadcrumbs or cracker crumbs or something. I added cracker crumbs and it worked well. I only used half the amount of onion soup mix and it was plenty! Tasty but not fabulous.
  6. Very Good! Real Easy! I have a small crockpot and it was a perfect meal for 2 served with devil eggs and mashed pot. w/gravy.
  7. These were the best cocktail meatballs I have ever tasted. Everyone at my party asked for the recepie.
  8. These meatballs were great! I needed a quick and tasty recipe and this fit the bill perfectly.
  9. It does need something to hold the meatballs together...I find cooking them in the oven a couple extra minutes maybe 5 works well. Very easy to make and the sauce is a simple crowd pleaser.

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