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Monday, January 26

Slow Cooker BBQ Meatballs Recipe

Game day for Super Bowl Sunday is quickly approaching and I wanted to share a recipe that is quick and easy as well as delicious! These meatballs are perfection....a real crowd pleaser and the recipe I'm sharing can be done 2 ways, just in case you do not have certain kitchen appliances on hand.

 In my family this is a 'semi-staple' at every get together because it is bite size and kids also really enjoy these. The reason I say 'semi-staple' is because we usually do not serve them at Christmas Dinner and Easter since there are so many other traditional dishes there; yet if it's a birthday, family game night, super bowl, playoffs, dinner party, baby shower, or bridal event these meatballs are always a great idea. It's an easy menu item for guests to handle and the flavor is a familiar BBQ taste that is sweet yet savory. Serve with sturdy two-prong tooth picks to make it a user friendly dish.

bbq sauce grape jelly mini meatballs
Slow Cooker BBQ Meatballs
Only need 2 ingredients for the sauce!

Ingredients:
BBQ Sauce
Concord Grape Jelly
Meatballs
    - frozen 32 oz bag
    - mini size or full size
Optional {recommended}
Green Onions

Supplies:
Slow Cooker or Crock Pot
or
Baking Sheet
Foil 
Pot

BBQ sauce grape concord jelly sweet savory mini meatballs slow cooker crock pot
Can be made as a Slow Cooker dinner too:)

BBQ Meatballs grape concord jelly recipe for slow cooker crock pot sweet savory
I used Smucker's Concord Grape Jelly.

BBQ Meatballs grape concord jelly recipe for slow cooker crock pot savory sweet
The BBQ sauce in this recipe was Masterpiece Hickory Brown Sugar.

BBQ Meatballs grape concord jelly recipe for slow cooker crock pot delicious recipe
Instructions for cooking BBQ Meatballs 2 different ways are below!


Slow Cooker and Crock Pot Instructions
This idea is the easiest option when hosting an event, these can cook away while you tend to other details of your meal and decor for the party!

Step 1:
Place frozen meatballs into slow cooker.

Step 2:
Pour BBQ sauce and Grape Concord Jelly over the meatballs.

BBQ Meatballs grape concord jelly recipe for slow cooker crock pot yummy

Step 3:
Cook on High for 3hrs.
- toss to coat meatballs in sauce when complete, garnish with green onions, serve, you're DONE!


Oven Instructions
If you find yourself with no slow cooker/ crock pot in sight, like me one time, we couldn't find the ceramic insert...just the outer warming receptacle and glass lid. With a party in a few hours I had to make them in the oven.
Step 1:
Line your baking sheet with parchment or foil. Bake meatballs according to the instructions on your specific package of meatballs.

BBQ mini meatballs grape concord jelly recipe for slow cooker crock pot super bowl game day tailgating

Step 2:
Warm up BBQ sauce and Grape Concord Jelly at medium heat on the stove top in a large, deep pot. Stir occasionally until it's simmering and silky smooth consistency.
BBQ Meatballs grape concord jelly recipe for cooking sauce on stove top

Step 3:
Add cooked meatballs into sauce mixture and combine the two, coating the meatballs. Garnish with green onion and serve!


This recipe can be adapted to any type of meat dish you want to warm up or cook in a crock pot. Make sure the meat is fully cooked if just warming up. Also this can be served as an appetizer or made into a main course simply be serving over some white rice with some veggies on the side.

Enjoy!
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Have a wonderful day!!!


~Be Sweet
Christina
Sweetest Haute

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Saturday, January 24

Show Me Saturdays #16

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Welcome back to the Show Me Saturday link party!

Exciting News! For the sake of efficiency...to save you time and energy...I've merged my link up with 3 other blogs and, of course, that means all those blogs will be showing off YOUR links and picking features each week! They each will be commenting, pinning, and featuring you. So please take a minute to visit their sites, leave a comment and say hello.


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Christina
Sweetest Haute

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Friday, January 23

Violet and Denim- Fashion Caché Friday #4

What I wore to work, nothing fancy...just a easy comfortable winter outfit to keep you warm but not too overly casual. I quickly took these picture at work next to some natural lighting.



I still love my beaded flats.


I took this picture of my mani before realizing my nails have already grown so much, it is done with the shellac on top of real nails. The bow on HK is acrylic.
I was channeling Sigma Kappa today with my look, my sorority in college colors were violet, maroon....yet we would through in white and pink in some decor and design. This shade of purple reminds me of that violet....1 heart 1 =>.

Black Belted Cardigan- TJ Maxx
Violet V-Neck Empire Sweater- Nordstrom
Violet Cami- Old Navy
Dark Denim Skinny Jeans- Express
Black Beaded Ballet Flats- Kenneth Cole
Necklace- Target



Welcome to the Fashion Caché Friday #4!
Live at 5:00pm Pacific Time.
 Caché means:
a collection of items of the same type stored in a hidden or inaccessible place.
"an arms cache"
synonyms:hoard, store, stockpile, stock, supply, collection, accumulation, reserve, fund.

Please link up your fashion, style, remix, 30x30 challenge posts, outfit inspirations, what you wore, beauty, and anything fashion / style related that doesn't 'fit' into the other link ups on SWEET HAUTE. I also have other parties here a 'Monthly' Organization party...join now if you have fashion organization posts like 30x30, closet organization...etc. As well as a DIY 'Weekly' link up party....join in if you have DIY fashion or beauty:)
My favorite links will be featured each week and will be posted to various social media platforms.

Rules:
1. Style related posts
3. {Extra Credit} Post about party to spread word!



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Christina
Sweetest Haute

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