Welch's Grape Jelly Meatball Recipe

  • 20 Total Servings
  • 3 hrs
    30 min
    Cook Time
  • 5 min Prep Time
  • 3 hrs
    35 min
    Total Time

A classic party appetizer! They’re a perfectly delicious, sweet-and-tangy flavor combination. And making them in the slow cooker leaves you plenty of time to entertain and enjoy the party.


  • 1 squeeze bottle (or 2½ cups) Welch's Concord Grape Jelly
  • 1 18 oz. bottle of SWEET BABY RAY'S® Barbecue Sauce
  • 1 package (2 lb) frozen prepared meatballs


Serving Size: 3 meatballs

  • 167 calories
  • 9g fat
  • 3.5 saturated fat
  • 27mg cholesterol
  • 318mg sodium
  • 13.5g carbohydrates
  • 0.5g fiber
  • 11g sugar
  • 7.5g prote



  1. Add grape jelly and SWEET BABY RAY'S® Barbecue Sauce to a slow cooker; stir to blend well. Stir in meatballs to coat. Cover and cook, on high for 3 to 3 1/2 hours, stirring halfway during the cook time, until meatballs are thoroughly heated and sauce is simmering. Tip: For a spicy kick, add Sriracha hot sauce.