Maple-Glazed Breakfast Meatballs

Maple-Glazed Breakfast Meatballs
Preparation time
30 mins
Cooking time
30 mins
Easy Recipes
6 people

Maple-Glazed Breakfast Meatballs.

Wow your brunch guests with savory-sweet breakfast meatballs.


Maple-Glazed Breakfast Meatballs




  • 1 slice whole wheat bread, toasted, crushed to fine crumbs in food processor
  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped tart-sweet apple (Pink Lady or Honeycrisp)
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage leaves
  • 3/4 teaspoon fennel seed, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped


  • 1/4 cup apple butter
  • 1/4 cup real maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard


  1. Heat oven to 400Β° F. Line a rimmed cookie sheet with foil; spray with cooking spray.
  2. In large bowl, stir Meatball ingredients with wooden spoon or your hands until well combined. Shape mixture into 36 to 40 (1-inch) meatballs; place 1 inch apart on cookie sheet.
  3. Bake about 10 minutes or until no longer pink in center (160Β° F).
  4. Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir Glaze ingredients until well combined.
  5. Brush meatballs with half of the glaze; bake 3 minutes longer. Drizzle remaining glaze over meatballs just before serving.

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