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These are a must for a Sunday evening after the football game. They can be made ahead and refrigerated, then baked during the last half of the game.

Ingredients

1 pound ground ham
1/2 pound ground pork
1/2 pound ground beef
1 cup fine bread crumbs
2 eggs
1 cup milk
Glaze:
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons vinegar
2 tablespoons mustard
2 tablespoons catsup

Instructions

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Beat together eggs, add milk, bread crumbs and meat. Mix well using hands if necessary. Make into balls using ice cream scoop. Baked in covered roaster for 30 minutes. Mix ingredients for glaze and cover the balls. Bake 30 minutes more, uncovering the last 10 minutes. Makes 12 large balls.

Norma Gullickson
Keithsburg




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