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Overhead view of grape jelly meatballs in a crock pot with a ladle.

Crock Pot Grape Jelly Meatballs

Just 3 simple ingredients and 5 minutes prep time are needed for the most flavorful, sweet and savory meatballs!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 5 minutes
Servings 12


  • 1 (18 ounce) bottle barbecue sauce
  • 1 (18 ounce) jar grape jelly
  • 2 pounds fully cooked frozen meatballs


  • Stir or whisk together barbecue sauce and jelly in a slow cooker until combined.
  • Add frozen meatballs and gently stir to coat as evenly as possible.
  • Cover and cook on low heat for 4 to 5 hours or on high heat for 2 to 2 ½ hours, or until meatballs are thoroughly heated through.
  • Stir again before serving and serve warm.


  • Chili sauce or ketchup can be used in place of barbecue sauce, if desired.
  • This recipe yields approximately 60 meatballs (my store-bought frozen meatballs were about 1 ½ inch wide).
  • Allow to cool and store in the fridge in an airtight container for 3 to 4 days.