Try this bite-size treat, with a sweet and spicy kick, at your next holiday party. Our Holiday Party Meatballs, made with Johnsonville's Mild Italian Sausage Meat and a crafty blend of cranberry and chili sauce, make the perfect appetizer or party pleaser.
Preheat oven to 400F. Shape sausage meat into 20 evenly sized meatballs. Arrange on a cookng sheet lined with aluminum foil or parchment paper and bake in oven for 10 minutes (or until golden brown).
In a large saucepan, combine sauces and cook over medium-low heat, stirring until smooth. Add cooked meatballs from oven and mix with sauce. Cover and let simmer for another 10 minutes, or until heated through, stirring occassionally.
Slow Cooker Preparation: Place meatballs in slow cooker. In a bowl, combine sauces and pour over meatballs. Cover and cook on high or 4 hours.