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Jelly Meatballs in a bowl

Grape Jelly Meatballs (5-minute Appetizer)

Grape jelly meatballs are the perfect mix of sweet, salty, and spicy. They're about to become your favorite no-fuss appetizer!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword grape jelly meatballs, jelly meatballs
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 415kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


  • 24 oz chili sauce (Heinz brand recommended)
  • 2 cups grape jelly
  • 2 lbs frozen meatballs


  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together grape jelly and chili sauce.
    Jelly and chilli sauce
  • Place meatballs into an oven-safe heavy cast iron pot (Dutch oven recommended) with a lid. Cover them with the grape jelly and chili sauce mixture.
    Grape Jelly sauce getting added to meatballs
  • Cover the pot with the lid and place into the oven. Cook for 30 minutes at 300°F.
    Meatballs in a pot with grape jelly sauce
  • Remove the meatballs from the oven. Serve & enjoy!
    Jelly Meatballs in a bowl


Calories: 415kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 819mg | Potassium: 470mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 391IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1mg