Erlene's barbecued meatballs




2 lbs. ground beef

2 eggs

3/4 tsp. salt

1/3 C. grated cheese

2 Tbs. minced onion

3/4 c. milk

1-1/2 C. bread crumbs





1/2 lb bacon, minced

2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce

1 sm. minced onion

1/2 tsp. dry mustard

1 C. catsup

3/4 c. - 1 c. water

salt, pepper and chili powder to taste

1/3 c. brown sugar

 1/4-1/2 tsp. liquid smoke

1-1/2 Tbs. vinegar




Mix and shape meat mixture into balls and place in baking pan.  Bake at 325 until excess fat can be poured off.  Then pour sauce over meat balls and finish baking until nicely browned.

Sauce:   Brown onions and bacon.  Then add other ingredients and simmer about 15 minutes. 

-from Erlene Unruh

(TGYF Cookbook)