Wow your taste buds with this chicken meatball dish. A unique combination of apples, feta, chicken and a smoky peanut butter BBQ glaze. These mini bite sized meatballs will be the hit of any party and are great to bring to a pot luck dinner!

Meatball Ingredients:

1/4 small tart apple, grated
1/4 small red onion, grated
1 tsp minced garlic (1 cloves)
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp smoked sea salt
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1 large egg white
1 pound ground chicken
1/4 c feta cheese
1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
1/4 tsp liquid smoke

Peanut Butter BBQ Glaze Ingredients:

1/2 c ketchup
T maple syrup or honey
1 tsp balsamic glaze
Pinch smoked sea salt
Drop of liquid smoke
3 T Betsy’s Best Gourmet Peanut Butter

Spray a mini muffin tin with cooking spray and set aside. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients to make the meatballs. Divide the mixture into quarters, then separate each quarter into 4 balls. Arrange meatballs on the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, combine sauce ingredients and stir until peanut butter dissolves into ketchup. Remove meatballs from oven and top with sauce, placing a dollop on top of each ball and return to oven for 5-10 min more, or until cooked through.

Can’t get enough of the bite sized balls? Turn this recipe into a meatloaf by simply placing in a bread pan and increase your baking time to 40 minutes without the sauce. Remove after 40 min, add sauce and bake an additional 5-10 min or until done.

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