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Meatball Bites Will Make the Perfect Appetizer

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If you're still searching for the perfect New Years' appetizer, you've come to the right place. This recipe for Meatball Bites will get your party started!

These little bite-sized meatball sandwiches will be gone in a hurry, so you might want to double up if you're feeding a crowd. You'll be amazed at how easily these little treats will come together, and they're oh, so delish!

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  • 2 (8 ounce) cans crescent dough
  • flour for dusting
  • 5 ounces Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
  • 16 frozen meatballs
  • ½ cup garlic spaghetti sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, finely chopped


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray two regular size muffin tins (16 molds total) with non-stick cooking spray.

Separate the dough triangles and press one triangle in each muffin mold. Cover the bottom and sides of the triangle mold. Make sure to press the dough up the sides of the muffin mold.

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Sprinkle each cup of dough with 1 teaspoon of shredded cheese.

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Place one meatball on top of the cheese. Lightly press the meatball down on the cheese and dough. Bake meatball cups for 10 minutes.

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Remove from oven and top with 1 tablespoon spaghetti sauce and 1 tablespoon shredded cheese. Place meatball cups back in oven and bake for an additional 10 minutes until cheese is melted, golden brown and bubbly.

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Top with fresh chopped parsley, serve warm or cold.

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