Thursday, February 24, 2011

Ham Balls


These babies are super simple, very tasty, and never disappoint us! The graham crackers make them extra tender. Today I didn't have quite enough plain grahams so I used cinnamon graham crackers to make it enough and the cinnamon really added a good flavor to them! Nice surprise!! I'll have to do that again. There were a few of us that think we might prefer them this way.

2 lbs. ground beef
2 lbs. ground turkey ham
2 cups fine graham cracker crumbs
2 eggs
1½ cups milk

Mix like you would for meatloaf. Using a size 20 cookie scoop shape and put into a non stick sprayed baking dish.


For a 9 x 13 pan use a half recipe. These freeze well so if you have extra just pop them in the freezer for a convenient supper later. I usually freeze my extra ones without the sauce.

Sauce:
2 cans (10½ oz.) tomato soup
¾ cup white vinegar
2 ¼ cups brown sugar*
2 teaspoons dry mustard

* I didn't add all the brown sugar. I used some SomerSweet (see previous post) and just went by the taste that I liked.

Mix sauce ingredients and spoon over each ball.


Bake @ 350° for 1-1½ hours. The last 15 minutes I like to use a small baster and put the sauce over the balls again.


Delicious!

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12 comments:

  1. WOW those look good Martha...different too. Please add my link to the others, so that other newbies know as well. Thanks for joining me.

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  2. visiting from Debbie's! I'm making a grocery list as I sit here...will look around your blog!

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  4. Hey Martha...these look amazing! Thanks for your nice comment on my cookie post. I have met so many great people at Debbie's. I am looking forward to plenty of inspiration from your blog...I tend to make the same old stand-bys. Nice to meet you! ~Ann

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  5. Thanks Debbie and Amanda for stopping by, and Ann for stopping in and following. I hope you are all inspired!

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  6. Looks like something hubby would like. Bet they tasted good.

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  7. Can't wait to give this one a try looks so good! Have a great week, Vicky

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  8. Wow! Awesome job! Thanks for sharing!
    xxDaniella

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  9. Those ham balls sound like an interesting twist to meatballs. I am bookmarking those so I can make them for dinner one day. :) I wanted to invite you over to show off your recipe at These Chicks Cooked Recipe Spotlight. Have a great day!
    Katie

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