Slow Cooker Spicy Hawaiian Meatballs are tangy, easy and made with only FOUR ingredients!! Fast to throw together and super tasty, these Slow Cooker Spicy Hawaiian Meatballs are the best slow cooker party meatballs to feed a hungry crowd.
It doesn’t matter if you are putting together a party food list for Game Day, New Years or the second Tuesday of the month, these Slow Cooker Spicy Hawaiian Meatballs NEED to be on your list as your go-to easy slow cooker meatballs. Spicy, tangy and made with only FOUR ingredients, these Slow Cooker Spicy Hawaiian Meatballs are super easy to throw together in your crockpot and then just cover and let the magic happen. I mean, thing about it.. when you are planning a get together, a fancy and elaborate menu can be quite impressive but who has time for all of that? #notme … You want something easy and tasty so you can get out of your kitchen and go have fun with your guests. THIS is THAT easy meatball recipe.
Honestly, it’s really that easy to make delicious, easy spicy Hawaiian meatballs and these are really the star of any party, complete crowd pleasers from the word GO!
DO YOU NEED TO MAKE HOMEMADE MEATBALLS?
No, you really don’t need to make meatballs from scratch but you certainly can, if you wish. I have made these using my Baked Chicken Meatballs but more times that not, I use a couple of bags of frozen meatballs from my local grocery store to save time. What can I say.. those products are there and very popular for a reason and I am appreciate saving the time spent. Easy slow cooker party food is supposed to be easy for a reason 🙂
DO YOU NEED THE JALAPENO POWDER FOR SPICY SLOW COOKER MEATBALLS?
Adding the jalapeno powder to your Slow Cooker Spicy Hawaiian Meatballs is completely up to you. I like my crock pot meatballs to be a bit extra spicy but you certainly can tame them down a bit by leaving the jalapeno powder out. The spicy bbq sauce already adds a bit of a kick and the jalapeno powder just raises that a bit more.
HOW DO YOU MAKE SLOW COOKER SPICY HAWAIIAN MEATBALLS?
This couldn’t be easier if you tried!! Add your frozen meatballs to your slow cooker and then pour the crushed pineapple, jalapeno powder and the entire bottle of spicy bbq sauce over the meatballs and stir to combine. Cover the meatballs and simmer on Low for 3 to 4 hours, stirring occasionally.
Whaaaaaaat???? Yup… it’s really that easy to serve up delicious, spicy, tangy slow cooker meatballs with just a fraction of time and trouble. And the best part is that this is always the first thing I run out of at any party I’ve serve them up at… these slow cooker meatballs are such a huge hit, I can’t make enough of them!
Looking for more easy party food recipes to share with your family and friends? Check a few of my favorite Game Day recipes below.
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- 28 ounces frozen meatballs
- 20 ounce can of crushed pineapple with juice
- 16 ounces spice bbq sauce
- 1 teaspoon jalapeno powder optional
Add your frozen meatballs to your slow cooker and then pour the crushed pineapple, jalapeno powder and the entire bottle of spicy bbq sauce over the meatballs and stir to combine. Cover the meatballs and simmer on Low for 3 to 4 hours, stirring occasionally.
I used Sweet Baby Rays Sweet and Spicy Barbecue Sauce when I made this .. you can use any BBQ sauce you and your family prefer.