Sweet and Tangy Apricot Chipotle Meatballs

Sweet and Tangy Apricot Chipotle Meatballs -


  • 1 jar (16 oz) Apricot Preserves
  • 1 jar Chili Sauce (Heinz)
  • 23 Tbsp Chipotle Tabasco Sauce* – use more or less if desired. (You can also use equivalent of chipotle peppers in adobo sauce)
  • 2 Packages Frozen Meatballs (32 count pack)


In a bowl, mix together apricot preserves, chili sauce and chipotle Tabasco sauce. If more Tabasco sauce is desired, add more.

Add frozen meatballs into a slow cooker, and pour the combined sauce ingredients over the top.

Cover the slow cooker, and turn on high for 4 hours.

Stir occasionally. Serve hot.


Recipe barely adapted from Table for Two’s Sweet and Tangy Meatballs

Keywords: Beef, Meatballs, Appetizer, Chipotle, Spicy