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Ingredients

1 pound ground beef
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon chopped onion
1/2 cup soft bread crumbs
1/4 cup milk
1 tablespoon flour
2 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons unsulphered molasses
3 tablespoons prepared mustard
3 tablespoons vinegar (wine vinegar)
1/4 cup ketchup
1/4 teaspoon thyme

Instructions

Break up meat with fork in mixing bowl. Sprinkle with salt and onion. Combine bread crumbs and milk. Add to meat mixture. Toss lightly until well blended. Form into small balls. Roll in flour. Brown in butter in skillet. Combine remaining ingredients. Blend until smooth. Add to meatballs. Simmer 8-10 minutes, stirring occassionally until sauce thickens and meatballs are glazed. Serve from chafing dish as hot hors d'oeuvre. Makes 50 meatballs.

Jeanne Wilkens
Davenport



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