Party meatballs with Sweet Sriracha Sauce

Sweet Sriracha Party Meatballs

This is a recipe for Sweet Sriracha Party Meatballs. Italian meatballs are slathered in a sweet sriracha, brown sugar, cranberry glaze.  A super easy and killer meatball appetizer recipe.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword party meatballs
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 257 kcal


  • 36 Italian meatballs
  • 1/3 cup Sriracha Sauce
  • 14 1/2 ounce can jellied cranberry sauce
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup honey


  1. Purchase fresh pre-made Italian meatballs from the store, or frozen. Bake according to package instructions.

  2. In the meantime, combine ingredients in a saucepan and cook over medium heat until well heated and flavors are combined. 

  3. When meatballs are done scoop them into a large bowl. Pour sauce over the meatballs and with a large spoon, gently stir and combine sauce and meatballs. 

  4. Transfer to the serving bowl or platter of your choice. Serve warm.

Recipe Notes

I've made this recipe in the crockpot and didn't like the final result. Slow cooking releases moisture from the meatballs, thinning the sauce.

I like this recipe better as a thick and rich glaze.

Nutrition Facts
Sweet Sriracha Party Meatballs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 257 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 36mg12%
Sodium 254mg11%
Potassium 182mg5%
Carbohydrates 32g11%
Sugar 32g36%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 30IU1%
Vitamin C 7.2mg9%
Calcium 15mg2%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.