Slow Cooker Honey Buffalo Meatballs


Introducing tender, juicy Slow Cooker Honey Buffalo Meatballs simmered in the most tantalizing sweet heat sauce that everyone will go crazy for!  Perfect appetizer or delicious, stress-free, make-ahead meal with rice  – or both!

Servings 70 meatballs

INGREDIENTS

Meatballs
2 pounds lean ground beef
2 eggs
22 saltine crackers, crushed (approx. 1 cup)
1/3 cup dry minced onion
1/3 cup milk
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1 tsp EACH garlic pwdr, onion pwdr, salt
1/2 tsp EACH chili pwdr, smoked paprika, ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Honey Buffalo Sauce
1/4 cup Frank’s Red Hot Original Sauce, plus more to taste
1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon honey
1/4 cup apricot preserves
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce
1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
Tender juicy slow cooker Honey Buffalo Meatballs simmered in the most tantalizing sweet heat sauce that everyone goes crazy for! Perfect appetizer or delicious, easy meal with rice!

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 450F degrees. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, add eggs and gently whisk. Add all remaining Meatball Ingredients and mix until well combined. Roll meat mixture into desired meatball size**. Place meatballs onto prepared baking sheet and bake for 8 minutes, or until lightly browned.
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RECIPE NOTES
**Makes approximately 70 meatballs using 1″ cookie scoop or heaping 1 tablespoon.

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