Add meatballs to Little Dipper Crock Pot. Pour jelly/ketchup over meatballs. Drain on paper towels. Place meatballs in a 9x9 baking dish and cover with warm sauce mixture. Place dish in oven and heat for 40 minutes, or until meatballs are heated to 165°F and sauce is hot. Enjoy these delicious 3-Ingredient BBQ Meatballs with fun toothpicks for the game or serve over rice for incredibly easy and fun dinner! Cook meatballs in hot oil, in batches, about 10 minutes or until browned on all sides. Alternatively, use a slow cooker to heat meatballs and sauce, about 5-6 hours on low, or 2-4 hours on high until heated through. In this recipe, I just used store brand grape jelly and absolutely think you can do the same! Step 3. But, I digress. HEAT fruit spread and chili sauce in large skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally. This tangy sauce adds a sweet kick to everything from grilled fruit skewers to chops, chicken, 1/4 + 1/8 C (6 Tblsp) grape jelly 1/4 + 18 C (6 Tblsp) ketchup. Add cooked or thawed frozen meatballs. I prefer strawberry or raspberry. The easy sauce for these Sweet and Sour Meatballs needs just two ingredients: ketchup and grape jelly (of course there are other variations below for more great 2 ingredient sauces). Step 4 The Result. Combining these two ingredients, as strange as it may sound, makes an easy sweet and sour sauce and is perfect for simmering meatballs or even cocktail smokies . An incredibly EASY appetizer to please the masses! Stir jelly and ketchup together (you could microwave it for a few seconds, but I didn't bother with that). Cover and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until meatballs are thoroughly heated.