Cocktail Meatballs I


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

Original recipe makes 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
3/4 cup ketchup
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup vinegar
1/3 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons dried minced onion flakes
1 teaspoon mustard powder
4 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
6 drops hot pepper sauce

  • PREP

    45 mins

  • COOK

    1 hr


    1 hr 45 mins


  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 9×13 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.


Calories: 600 kcal
Carbohydrates: 47.2 g
Cholesterol: 202 mg
Fat: 34.4 g
Fiber: 2.5 g
Protein: 26 g
Sodium: 765 mg