Buffalo Meatball Pumpkins

Chicken Meatballs for Halloween
Chicken Meatballs for Halloween
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Ingredients

Cooking spray
1 lb Chicken Breast ground
1 cup Panko bread crumbs
¼ cup Blue cheese crumbled
1 Eggs beaten
6 tbsp Ranch dressing divided
5 tbsp Buffalo wing sauce divided
3 tbsp Butter
16 Pretzel rods or other pretzel sticks
16 fresh leaves Parsley

Nutritional information

200
calories
13g
fat
9g
carbohydrates
11g
protein
80mg
cholesterol
550mg
sodium
Ingredients

Buffalo Meatball Pumpkins

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These delicious Buffalo Meatball Pumpkins are a fun, adorable addition to any Halloween party. If you want to make something special for the kids and the weird Halloween food is not for you, make these cute chicken meatballs look like pumpkins. Insert a tip of the pretzel rod or stick into the tops of meatballs for a pumpkin stem. A small piece of parsley will work for a pumpkin leaf. 

They do look cute, and besides, they are the meat lover’s dream. They are chicken meat mixed with bread crumbs, blue cheese, ranch dressing, and wing sauce. Shaped into meatballs, baked to delicious perfection and covered with dressing mixture. Each one is perfect for bite-sized snacking! This dish is flavorful and quick to make. Moreover, this recipe uses simple ingredients and relies on add-ins you are likely to have on hand. Seriously, what’s not to love? 

To make the Buffalo Meatball Pumpkins, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Buffalo Meatball Pumpkins

Steps to make Buffalo Meatball Pumpkins

1

Heat oven and prepare baking sheet

5

Preheat the oven to 350 ºF and line a rimmed baking sheet with foil and spray with cooking spray.

2

Make meatball mixture

2

In a bowl, place 1 pound ground chicken breast, 1 cup panko bread crumbs, ¼ cup crumbled blue cheese, 1 beaten egg, and 2 tablespoons each of ranch dressing and buffalo wing sauce and mix just until combined.

3

Shape meatballs

3

Using about 1 tablespoon of the meatball mixture for each meatball, shape the mixture into 16 meatballs and place on the prepared baking sheet.

4

Bake

18

Bake the meatballs for 18 minutes or until done.

5

Make dressing mixture

2

Melt 3 tablespoons of butter. In a small bowl, combine melted butter with 4 tablespoons ranch dressing and 3 tablespoons buffalo wing sauce. Whisk together until the mixture is smooth.

6

Dip meatballs into dressing mixture

3

Once baked, dip the meatballs, 1 at a time, into dressing mixture, turning to completely coat all sides. Transfer the meatballs in a single layer to a platter.

7

Decorate

2

Break the ends off of the pretzel rods. Cut a small hole in the top of each meatball and insert the pretzel pieces into the meatballs. Add parsley leaves.

8

Serve

Serve and enjoy!

These Buffalo Meatball Pumpkins are great for holiday entertaining! They are delicious, fun and simple to make. If you give this recipe a go, please come back to leave a comment below with your thoughts!

Jeff is a 38-year-old bachelor who prefers not to waste his time on salads and light meals. He’s a true carnivore who knows how to enjoy food to the max! Jeff will tell you how to cook rich and filling meals from scratch, bringing some real meaty decadence to your kitchen. His recipes are sure to satisfy every meat lover!

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Athina

Love the idea for a Halloween appetizer. Thanks for sharing!

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