3.4 from 5 votes

Slow Cooker Cranberry Meatballs Recipe

Meatballs cooked in a creamy cranberry gravy, these slow cooker cranberry meatballs are a family favorite
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 hrs
Total Time5 hrs 10 mins
Servings: 6
Calories: 207
Author: Martha McKinnon | Simple Nourished Living


  • 1-1/2 pounds meatballs (about 24)
  • 1 cup brown gravy (from a jar or made from a mix)
  • 1 cup whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream or evaporated milk
  • 2 teaspoons dijon mustard


  • Ideal slow cooker size: 4-Quart.
  • Spray your slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Put the meatballs in the slow cooker.
  • In a bowl, mix together the gravy, cranberry sauce, milk and mustard until well blended. Pour over the meatballs
  • Cover and cook on HIGH for 2 to 3 hours or on LOW 5 to 6 hours. (The cooking time will depend on whether your meatballs are frozen, thawed, or precooked.)

Recipe Notes

Serving size: 4 meatballs + 1/4 cup gravy
Weight Watchers PointsPlus: *6
Weight Watchers Freestyle SmartPoints: *11
Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Cranberry Meatballs Recipe
Amount Per Serving (4 meatballs + 1/4 cup gravy)
Calories 207 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Carbohydrates 13.7g5%
Fiber 1.3g5%
Protein 14g28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crock pot meatballs, slow cooker holiday meatballs