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Sue Bee® Honey Ham Meatballs

Made from ham and ground pork, these meatballs are coated in a sweet and sour glaze and then baked in the oven until piping hot and irresistible.

Ingredients

Ham Balls

  • 2 pounds ground ham
  • 2 pounds ground pork
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 cup crushed cracker crumbs
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 small sweet yellow pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 small sweet red pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped

Sauce

  • 1 1/2 cups Sue Bee® honey
  • 2 1/2 cups ketchup
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3 teaspoons dry mustard
  • 3 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • For the ham-pork balls, mix and blend all ingredients together until all are incorporated and mixture is moist throughout.
  • Line a large baking sheet with tin foil. Form 2″ balls and place on a cookie sheet. Bake in preheated oven 20-23 minutes. Drain fat and cool.
  • For the sauce, mix all ingredients including Sue Bee® honey together; heat and simmer 10 minutes until well-blended.
  • Place ham-pork balls into slow cooker and cover with sauce. Heat thoroughly and serve.
Aunt Sue's Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.
Aunt Sue's® Pro Recipe Tip: For every 1 cup of sugar, substitute 1/2 to 2/3 cup honey.

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