1.Place turkey mince, onion, egg, sage, cranberry sauce and ½ cup of the breadcrumbs in a large bowl. Mix with clean hands until ingredients are well combined.
2.Toss level tablespoons of mixture in remaining breadcrumbs then roll into balls. Place balls on a foil-lined tray, cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
3.Pour 2 tblsp olive oil over base of a large baking dish, heat dish in a 180°C (160°C fan-forced) preheated oven for 10 minutes. Add balls to heated baking dish and bake for 30-40 minutes until they are golden and cooked through, turning occasionally during cooking time to ensure even browning.
4.Place ⅔ cup cranberry sauce in a small saucepan, add 1 tblsp water and stir over heat until sauce is heated through. Serve turkey bites with warm cranberry sauce for dipping.
Meatballs can be baked a day ahead. Keep, covered, in the refrigerator. Reheat in a slow oven just before serving.Note