Sweet Chili Meatballs

Crockpot Sweet Chili Meatballs

These 3 ingredient Crockpot Sweet Chili meatballs are packed with flavor and will be a hit with any crowd! You just toss everything in the crockpot and they cook themselves into a perfect party appetizer.

They are easy to make ahead and just cook until the party begins. Anytime I can have food that basically makes itself I like it. The bonus is that they tasty meatballs are a favorite every time I serve them.

This party appetizer has a special twist to the typical BBQ meatball recipe. The special ingredient is sweet chili sauce. Take these to your next party and they will be a hit.

These sweet meatballs are great to bring to a potluck too because you can just cook them in the crockpot. When it’s time to go take the whole crockpot with you and keep them warm.

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How to Make Crockpot Sweet Chili Meatballs

– Take 2 packages of frozen fully cooked gluten free meatballs, if not gluten free use any frozen meatballs

– Pour Chili Sauce and Grape Jelly over meatballs

– Cook on low for 3-4 hours or until heated through

Sweet Chili Meatballs

Easy Dinner- Crockpot Sweet Chili Meatballs

We love these meatballs so much we turned them into dinner too. They make an easy weeknight meal that you can serve over rice or mashed potatoes.

Other Versions of Party Meatballs

After sharing this recipe I was flooded with all the different types of party meatballs! I thought I would share a few of the other versions people make…

Sweet Chili Sauce and Raspberry Preserves

Grape Jelly and BBQ Sauce

Sweet chili Sauce and Cranberry Sauce

Food Allergies-

Gluten Free- All of my recipes are gluten free! My husband has celiac disease, which means he is allergic to gluten. To make these gluten free you need to use gluten free frozen meatballs. I use the Simply Balanced Meatballs from Target.

Crockpot Sweet Chili Meatballs

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Need A New Crock Pot?

My favorite is this Crock Pot 7 quart Programmable Slow Cooker. First and foremost, I love being able to set the timer in case I’m not home when the food is finished cooking and it just switches to warm. Plus you can lock the lid and just carry it to a party. Not only is it easy to carry but also you will never lose another Tupperware or serving dish again at a potluck party!

Sweet Chili Meatballs

Sweet Chili Meatballs

This party appetizer has a special twist to the typical BBQ meatball recipe. The special ingredient is sweet chili sauce. Take these to your next party and they will be a hit. Perfect to nibble on or make them for dinner with rice!
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chili meatballs, crock pot meatballs, grape jelly meatballs, slow cooker meatballs, sweet chili meatballs
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours 5 minutes
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 393kcal
Author: Allison Treadwell


  • 2 packages frozen fully cooked gluten free meatballs if not gluten free use any frozen meatballs
  • 12 ounces chili sauce
  • 10 ounces grape jelly


  • Place meatballs, chili sauce and grape jelly in slow cooker. Stir to combine.
  • Cook on low 3-4 hours or until heated through.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 393kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 450mg | Potassium: 448mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 201IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg

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