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Way Better BBQ Meatballs

Homemade BBQ Meatballs is an easy freezer meal. 

Course Main
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4
Author Adapted from Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs lightly beaten
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cups oats quick-cooking or old fashioned
  • 1 1/2 cups Way Better Snacks finely crushed
  • 1 whole onion chopped
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 pounds raw ground beef

Barbecue Sauce:

  • 2 cups ketchup
  • 1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Instructions

  1. Combine all meatball ingredients and mix well.
  2. Shape into one-inch balls and lay on a cookie sheet.
  3. To freeze: Freeze uncooked meatballs on a cookie sheet for one hour.
  4. Remove from cookie sheet and transfer to airtight ziplop freezer bags.
  5. To serve: Thaw meatballs overnight (or for 8 hours) in the refrigerator.
  6. Put in a greased baking dish and bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 18 to 20 minutes.
  7. Drain.
  8. While meatballs are cooking, combine Barbecue Sauce ingredients together in a saucepan on the stove.
  9. Bring to a boil.
  10. Reduce heat and simmer for two minutes, stirring frequently.
  11. Pour Barbecue Sauce over meatballs and bake for 10-20 minutes longer, or until done.