Recipe Type(s): Appetizers, Heat & Serve, Kids, Tailgate, Fast 30 min or less 

Total Preparation and Cooking Time: 25 minutes 

Makes 3 dozen 


  • 1 package (about 18 ounces) frozen fully-cooked beef meatballs (about 36 meatballs) 
  • 3/4 cup apricot preserves 
  • 3/4 cup barbecue sauce


  1. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add meatballs; cook and stir 7 to 8 minutes or until meatballs are defrosted.
  2. Stir in preserves and barbecue sauce; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 10 minutes or until hot throughout.