The girls surprised me by cleaning up their room yesterday without being asked, so I figured I'd put a little surprise in their dinner.
They are big fans of the Huggly books so I made some monster eyeballs to hide in their spaghetti! It was super easy and got a lot of giggles. This would be great for a book-and-a-snack playdate!
My mom taught me to make great and easy meatballs by baking them, here's my recipe! I like to make up a big cookie sheet full and freeze some for later.
To make them into "eyeballs", simply slice a green olive in half, put the tip of a sharp knife in a baked meatball to carve out a little space, then slip the olive in. Voia! Monster eyes!
1 lb. ground beef or turkey
1/2 c. bread crumbs
2 T. ketchup
2 tsp. mustard
1 tsp. worcestershire sauce
1 T. grape jelly (weird, but apparently that's what Olive Garden puts in their meatballs. It's really good!)
dash garlic powder
dash celery salt
salt & pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with aluminum foil (for easy cleanup!). Mix all ingredients together. Shape into 1 1/2 inch balls and place on cookie sheet, make sure they aren't touching. Bake in oven for about 25 minutes or until done.
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