Kentucky 74 SPICED Sweet-Kick-Meatballs Recipe

Kentucky 74 SPICED Sweet-Kick-Meatballs Recipe

Did you know there is more you can do with a bottle of Kentucky 74 than just drink it?  Get inspired below with our recipe for Kentucky 74 SPICED Sweet-Kick Meatballs!


  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 c. breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. onion powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp. vegetable oil

For the Sauce

  • 2 c. barbecue sauce
  • 1/4 c. Kentucky 74 SPICED
  • 3 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp. brown sugar (or maple syrup if you prefer)
  • 1 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp. Chopped chives, for garnish
  • Optional: dash of cinnamon


  1. In a bowl, combine ground beef, egg, breadcrumbs, garlic, cayenne, salt and pepper., then roll into small balls.
  2. Next, whisk together barbeque sauce, Kentucky 74 SPICED, tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder and red pepper flakes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat a large skillet with oil over medium. Cook meatballs until they are brown on all sides. Add the sauce and simmer until slightly thickened. Garnish with chives and cinnamon, and serve.

Recipe inspired by Lena Abraham on Delish.