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A wooden spoon lifting up cranberry meatballs from the slow cooker.
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Crockpot Cranberry Meatballs with Smoked Sausage

This Crockpot Cranberry Meatballs recipe is a super easy recipe made with just five ingredients. Whether you serve it as an appetizer or main dish, it will serve a crowd!
Prep Time5 mins
4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 5 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cranberry, meatballs, smoked sausage
Servings: 24 people
Calories: 187kcal
Cost: $10.91


  • cutting board
  • chef's knife
  • slow cooker
  • Measuring spoons


  • 2 lb bag frozen pre-cooked meatballs we recommend turkey meatballs
  • 14 ounces smoked sausage rope sliced into ½-inch pieces
  • 2 (14 ounces cans) jellied cranberry sauce
  • 3 Tablespoons Sriracha
  • 1 Tablespoon light brown sugar

FOR SERVING (optional):

  • White rice
  • Egg noodles
  • chopped fresh parsley


  • Add meatballs, smoked sausage, cranberry sauce, Sriracha, and light brown to a slow cooker insert.
  • Cook on LOW for 4-5 hours. Stir after 1 hour.
  • Serve as an appetizer or over white rice or egg noodles for dinner.


This recipe will serve 24 as an appetizer and 10 as a main dish. The nutrition information below reflects serving it as an appetizer.


Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 187kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 378mg | Potassium: 50mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 17IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg