Your favorite sweet and spicy BBQ sauce, or use recipe below
1 large bag of frozen pre-cooked meatballs
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup water - or more depending on consistency.
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1/4 cup Ketchup
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons liquid smoke
1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
1 tablespoon smoked paprika
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon cayenne
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon oregano
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/4 teaspoon ground dry mustard
1 pinch salt
In a medium sauce pan over medium heat mix butter, brown sugar and water. Bring to a boil stirring frequently. Reduce heat to a simmer and add tomato paste and ketchup. Add the rest of the ingredients and let simmer 10-20min stirring occasionally. Flavors will develop as it sits.
Let cool completely and add to the crockpot of frozen meatballs.Cook on warm for 8 hours or low for 4 hours, stiring occasionally.
Serve with cute toothpicks