Cinnamon Rum Glazed Meatballs

Cinnamon Rum Glazed Meatballs

Cinnamon Rum Glazed Meatballs
  • icons/brand/timer copy 2 Created with Sketch. Cook Time: 50 Minutes
  • icons/brand/silverware copy Created with Sketch. Yield: 24 meatballs
  • This to-die-for rum and apple glaze transforms a simple meatball into a fabulous appetizer.


  • Meatballs
  • Cinnamon Rum Glaze

Cinnamon Rum Glaze


  • 1 lb lean ground pork
  • 3 strips uncooked bacon, finely minced
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup finely ground soda cracker crumbs


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine all meatball ingredients in a large bowl.
  3. Form into 1 to 1-¼
    -inch balls.
  4. Place on greased baking pan.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes or until cooked through.
  6. To make sauce, melt butter in large skillet over medium heat.
  7. Add apples and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  8. Add rum; increase heat and cook until sauce is reduced by half.
  9. Add brown sugar, green bell pepper, cinnamon, crushed red pepper and mustard and bring to a boil.
  10. Boil for 1 minute.
  11. Add meatballs and stir to glaze well.
  12. Serve immediately or transfer to a slow cooker to serve.