Gluten Free Firecracker Meatballs

Slow Cooker Firecracker Meatballs Recipe

This Slow Cooker Firecracker Meatballs Recipe is sweet, spicy, and tangy! They’re party meatballs that pack a flavorful punch.

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Gluten Free Firecracker Meatballs
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Slow Cooker Firecracker Meatballs

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 10 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American, Asian
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 406kcal


  • 2 pounds frozen gluten-free meatballs (I used Beetnik brand)
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 cup Buffalo sauce
  • 2 tablespoons gluten-free soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes (or more to taste)


  • Add the frozen meatballs to the bowl of a 6-quart slow cooker.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the brown sugar, Buffalo sauce, soy sauce, vinegar, garlic powder, and red pepper flakes until combined.
  • Pour the sauce over the meatballs and stir to coat all the meatballs in the sauce.
  • Cook on high for 2 hours, stirring occasionally. Serve hot.


Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Firecracker Meatballs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 406 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 8g40%
Cholesterol 81mg27%
Sodium 1125mg47%
Potassium 369mg11%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Sugar 26g29%
Protein 19g38%
Vitamin A 25IU1%
Vitamin C 0.8mg1%
Calcium 39mg4%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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Tags: Meatballs Shay Lachendro Slow Cooker Soy Sauce Spicy Sweet
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