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Party Meatballs prepared in a crockpot then piled in a bowl

Grape Jelly Meatballs

These Crock Pot Grape Jelly Meatballs are a classic party appetizer! They are full of addictingly tangy flavors, and are perfect for keeping the party going all night long since the slow cooker keeps them hot and ready! Use them for the holidays, a pot luck, or anytime you are feeding a crowd.
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  • 32 oz grape jelly (1 jar)
  • 24 oz Heinz chili sauce (2 jars)
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes optional
  • 5 lbs frozen meatballs (beef, pork, or turkey)


  • Combine the grape jelly, chili sauce, and red pepper flakes in the slow cooker and whisk until smooth.
  • Pour meatballs into the crock pot and stir until they are all coated in the sauce.
  • Cook on high for 2-3 hours or low for 4-6 hours or until they reach 160˚F. Place on keep warm setting after they are done cooking until you are are done serving them.

Recipe Notes:

  • Grape Jelly + BBQ Sauce
  • Cranberry sauce + Chili Sauce
  • Raspberry preserves + Chili Sauce
  • Grape Jelly + Ketchup

Nutrition Information:

Serving: 8ozCalories: 574kcal (29%)Carbohydrates: 47g (16%)Protein: 25g (50%)Fat: 30g (46%)Saturated Fat: 11g (69%)Cholesterol: 102mg (34%)Sodium: 687mg (30%)Potassium: 607mg (17%)Fiber: 3g (13%)Sugar: 31g (34%)Vitamin A: 300IU (6%)Vitamin C: 13.4mg (16%)Calcium: 40mg (4%)Iron: 1.9mg (11%)

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)