Bacon wrapped meatballs AKA “Moinkballs”

by | Mar 1, 2018 | Brian's Cookout Recipes, General | 0 comments

Ingredients:

1 pound 80/20 ground beef

6 slices of bacon cut in half

Bbq rub

Bbq sauce

Ingredients:

1 pound 80/20 ground beef

6 slices of bacon cut in half

Bbq rub

Bbq sauce

Looking for a new hors d’oeuvre to serve at your next barbeque?

Bacon wrapped meatballs AKA Moink Balls are always a hit. To start things off you need a pound of beef.

Looking for a new hors d’oeuvre to serve at your next barbeque?

Bacon wrapped meatballs AKA Moink Balls are always a hit. To start things off you need a pound of beef.

Cut the beef into quarters and then cut the quarters into 3 pieces. This will give you 12 equal sized pieces. You can form them into balls or just leave them square.

Cut the beef into quarters and then cut the quarters into 3 pieces. This will give you 12 equal sized pieces. You can form them into balls or just leave them square.

Pour your favorite BBQ rub onto a flat plate. This makes it easy to coat all sides of the beef.

Pour your favorite BBQ rub onto a flat plate. This makes it easy to coat all sides of the beef.

Now it’s time to wrap them in bacon. Cutting the strips in half will be plenty to wrap around the beef. It’s a good idea to use a toothpick to help hold the bacon on during the cook.

Now it’s time to wrap them in bacon. Cutting the strips in half will be plenty to wrap around the beef. It’s a good idea to use a toothpick to help hold the bacon on during the cook.

It’s time to get them on the grill!

Set up the grill for indirect cooking and maintain it at 250F. Place them on the grill opposite of the heat and check on them after an hour.

It’s time to get them on the grill!

Set up the grill for indirect cooking and maintain it at 250F. Place them on the grill opposite of the heat and check on them after an hour.

After an hour on the grill jockey the meatballs around so they cook evenly. You can move them closer to the heat source to help crisp up the bacon. When they hit 165F internal it’s time to set a glaze.

Brush all of the pieces with your favorite BBQ sauce. When the glaze sets they are ready to go.

After an hour on the grill jockey the meatballs around so they cook evenly. You can move them closer to the heat source to help crisp up the bacon. When they hit 165F internal it’s time to set a glaze.

Brush all of the pieces with your favorite BBQ sauce. When the glaze sets they are ready to go.

Of course you get to sample one! This recipe is good for 12 meatballs. They will go fast so plan on making enough for everyone!

Of course you get to sample one! This recipe is good for 12 meatballs. They will go fast so plan on making enough for everyone!

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