I will bet you anything that our slow cooker honey Buffalo meatballs are going to be your new go to appetizer recipe. It is such an easy slow cooker recipe that you can whip up and let it sit while you get everything else done.
They are like your traditional honey bbq meatballs in the slow cooker, but with the Buffalo wing sauce, the flavor profile will be out of this world.
Slow cooker meatballs are honestly some of the easiest, yet most loved appetizers at a party. They don’t take a lot of work or ingredients and the slow cooker does most of the work. What is not to love about that?
If you want to get super fancy with them, you can do a meatball spread with all sorts of flavors or a meatball cook off! Some of our favorite flavors are our slow cooker sweet and tangy meatballs, Salisbury steak meatballs, and our slow cooker sweet and sour meatballs!
Ingredients You Need to Make This Slow Cooker Honey Buffalo Meatballs Recipe:
- Frozen meatballs
- Buffalo wing sauce
- Brown sugar
- Orange marmalade
- Reduced sodium soy sauce
- Crushed red pepper flakes
How To Make This Slow Cooker Honey Buffalo Meatballs Recipe:
When you are ready to make your easy slow cooker honey buffalo meatballs, get out your slow cooker, plug it in and then get out your ingredients.
Now, spray the bottom of the slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray to prevent the meatballs from sticking and burning at the bottom.
Next, pour the frozen meatballs in the bottom of the slow cooker.
Then, in a small saucepan, whisk together the Buffalo wing sauce, brown sugar, orange marmalade, soy sauce, and the red pepper flakes over medium heat.
Once all the brown sugar has dissolved -and the ingredients are well combined, remove the sauce from the heat.
After the sauce is made, pour it over top of the frozen meatballs, stir it all together and then place the lid on the slow cooker.
Now turn the slow cooker low heat for 2-5 hours or until the meatballs are cooked all the way through and you are ready to serve.
Now simply serve them as an appetizer or over top of cooked rice or pasta to turn it into an entrée.
To Make This Easy Honey Buffalo Meatballs Recipe You Will Need:
- Slow cooker (THIS one works great!)
- Nonstick cooking spray
- Small saucepan
- Spatula or serving spoon