Those of you who made Ice Cream Pail Pickles this fall save the juice to make Sweet and Sour Barbecue Sauce for your Christmas meatballs!
There should be about 4 cups pickle juice enough for 7-8 pounds meatballs.
Sweet and Sour Barbecue Sauce
4 cups pickle juice, strained (from ice cream pail sweet pickle recipe)
4 cups ketchup
8 tablespoons cornstarch
8 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
Place in large pot and stir until combined. Bring to a boil stirring occasionally until thickened. Pour over meatballs. Heat in slow cooker or roaster as you would your regular recipe.