Minced Meatballs

Minced Meatballs

2 beaten eggs
1/3 cup dry bread crumbs
2 1/4 oz can deviled ham
1/2 tsp salt
dash of pepper
1 lb lean ground beef

22 oz can mince pie filling
1/3 cup apple juice or cider
1 Tbsp vinegar

Combine eggs, bread crumbs, deviled ham, salt and pepper. Add ground beef and mix well. Shape into 6 dozen tiny meatballs. Place in shallow baking pan and bake at 375 degrees for 12 to 14 minutes or until done. Cover and chill.

When ready to serve, combine pie filling, apple juice and vinegar; heat until bubbly. Add meatballs and heat through. Serve in a chaffing dish with picks. Keep warm, adding additional apple juice if mixture becomes too thick.

Yield: 6 dozen appetizers