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Monster Meatball Sliders

Monster Meatball Sliders

Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword meatball-sliders, monster-meatball-sliders
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Decorating time 1 hour
Total Time 2 hours
Servings 24 servings
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 1 48 oz package frozen Italian meatballs
  • 2 12 oz packages Kings Hawaiian Original Hawaiian Sweet Rolls
  • 1 24 oz 24 oz jar marinara sauce, warmed
  • 24 slices mozzarella cheese
  • 1 10 oz jar banana pepper rings
  • 1 10 oz jar pimento stuffed green olives
  • 1 4 oz can sliced or halved black olives
  • 1 5 oz package pepperoni minis
  • Green leaf lettuce
  • Curly parsley
  • Toothpicks
  • Cookie cutters in various shapes
  • Black table cloth and assorted decorations
  • Disposable plates flatware and cups


  • Prepare the meatballs in the oven per the package directions.
  • Warm the King's Hawaiian Original Hawaiian Sweet Rolls and marinara sauce.
  • Set-up the ingredients and tools with a few examples of what they may create.
  • Provide an assortment of kooky cookie cutters and tell them their "monster" doesn't have to make sense they can create something brand new. Encourage them to use their imaginations and have fun. Use fun shaped cookie cutters to cut shapes in the cheese slices.
  • Using 2 meatballs per slider drizzle with marinara sauce then allow each person to create their own personalized monster sliders using the toppings provided to create eyes, ears, hair, beards and mustaches. Secure with toothpicks.
  • Take lots of pictures and give a prize to the most creative monster of the night. Then advise everyone not to forget to remove the toothpicks, eat and enjoy!


Due to the nature of this recipe, the nutrition information should be calculated depending on the edible decorations used by each and brand of meatballs used. For this reason, calories will vary.