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Slow Cooker BBQ-Ranch Meatballs

Marybeth Feutz
Do you need something quick, saucy, and flavorful? These Slow Cooker BBQ Bacon-Ranch Meatballs are perfect for an appetizer, a tailgate snack, or dinner!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 10 mins
Course Main
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings


  • 32- ounce bag frozen homestyle meatballs
  • 6 slices bacon about 1/2 pound
  • 1/2 cups barbecue sauce
  • 1 cup ranch dressing


  • Place frozen meatballs in a 6-quart slow cooker.
  • Chop bacon into roughly bite-size pieces and add to slow cooker. (Do not cook the bacon first.)
  • In a small bowl, combine barbecue sauce and ranch dressing. Mix well.
  • Pour sauce over meatballs and bacon, mix to coat meatballs with the sauce.
  • Cover and cook on high for 2 hours, until the meatballs are heated through.
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