Sticky Slow Cooker Meatballs Recipe

3 - 8hrs | Makes 2lbs of meatballs


2 lb. plain, frozen meatballs (not Italian)
19 oz. smoky sweet BBQ sauce
10 oz. blueberry jam or preserves
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon to 1 teaspoon chipotle powder (depending on how spicy you like it)
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 cup blueberry or cranberry juice


Prep: 15min | Cook: 3 to 8hrs

Step 1

Place frozen meatballs in the crock of a 4-quart slow cooker.

Step 2

In a bowl, combine: BBQ sauce, jam, brown sugar, chipotle powder, onion powder, garlic powder, and juice. Whisk together and pour over meatballs. Stir so that all the meatballs are completely coated with the sauce.

Step 3

Cover slow cooker and cook meatballs on the HIGH setting for 3 to 4 hours, or on the LOW setting for 6 to 8 hours. Stir every so often to make sure all meatballs are coated.