Ingredients

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • ½ cup bread crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons minced onion
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 (8 ounce) can jellied cranberry sauce
  • ¾ cup chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons lemon juice

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Mix ground beef, bread crumbs, onion, water, and egg together in a large bowl. Form into small meatballs and arrange on a nonstick baking sheet.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes, turning once.

  4. Stir cranberry sauce, chili sauce, brown sugar, and lemon juice together in a large saucepan over low heat until smooth. Add meatballs; simmer for 1 hour before serving.