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Raspberry Chipotle Meatballs

  • Author: April Anderson
  • Total Time: 2 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 24 servings 1x


Raspberry chipotle meatballs are an easy slow cooker appetizer that is great for parties and game days. Frozen meatballs and a quick five-ingredient chipotle raspberry sauce simmer in the crockpot for a great snack with tons of flavor.


  • 23 chopped chipotles in adobo + 1 tablespoon adobo sauce
  • 13 ounces raspberry preserves
  • 20 ounces BBQ sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 32 ounces frozen beef meatballs


  1. Whisk the chipotle peppers with raspberry preserves, barbeque sauce, Worcestershire, and minced garlic in the slow cooker.
  2. Add the frozen meatballs and stir to coat them in the sauce.
  3. Cook on high heat for 2 to 3 hours or on low heat for 4 hours. Serve with toothpicks or appetizer skewers.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 hours
  • Category: Appetizers
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: American


  • Calories: 199
  • Sugar: 17.9g
  • Sodium: 444.2mg
  • Fat: 8.5g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.9g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 4.8g
  • Trans Fat: 0.2g
  • Carbohydrates: 24.7g
  • Fiber: 1.4g
  • Protein: 5.7g
  • Cholesterol: 24.9mg