Barbecued Meatballs

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Yield: 80 meatballs

Ingredients

Meatballs

  • 3 pounds ground beef
  • 1 (12 ounce) can evaporated milk
  • 1 cup oatmeal
  • 1 cup cracker crumbs
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder

Sauce

  • 2 cups ketchup
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Liquid Smoke
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion

Instructions

Meatballs

  1. Combine all ingredients (mixture will be soft) and shape into walnut-size balls.
  2. Place meatballs in a single layer on wax paper-lined cookie sheets; freeze until solid.
  3. Store frozen meatballs in freezer bags until ready to cook.

Sauce

  1. Combine all ingredients and stir until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Place frozen meatballs in a 13 x 9-inch pan; pour the sauce over.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour.