Sausage Cheese Balls

Sausage Cheese Balls

These little appetizers make a big hit with any crowd. They continue to be one of our most-requested recipes!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

45

Minutes

Makes

About 8 1/2 dozen cheese balls

3
cups Original Bisquick® mix
1
pound uncooked bulk pork sausage*
4
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (16 ounces)
1/2
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2
cup milk
1/2
teaspoon dried rosemary leaves, crushed
1 1/2
teaspoons chopped fresh parsley or 1/2 teaspoon parsley flakes
Barbecue sauce or chili sauce, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 350ºF. Lightly grease bottom and sides of jelly roll pan, 15 1/2x10 1/2x2x1 inch.
  2. In large bowl, stir together all ingredients except barbecue sauce, using hands or spoon. Shape mixture into 1-inch balls. Place in pan.
  3. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until brown. Immediately remove from pan. Serve warm with sauce for dipping.
Makes About 8 1/2 dozen cheese balls
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Do-Ahead Tip
Want to make these savory cheese balls ahead? Your options are many! You can:
  • Cover and refrigerate unbaked balls up to 24 hours. Bake as directed.
  • Cover and freeze unbaked balls up to 1 month. Heat oven to 350ºF. Place frozen balls on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until brown.
  • Bake as directed; cover and freeze up to 1 month. Heat oven to 350ºF. Place frozen balls on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until heated through.
  • Bake as directed; cover and freeze up to 1 month. Place 6 frozen balls on microwavable plate. Loosely cover with waxed paper. Microwave on High 45 seconds to 1 minute or until heated through.
  • *The recipe is correct as written, the mixture is made with uncooked sausage.

    Nutrition Information:

    1 Serving (1 Cheese Ball)
    • Calories 40
      • (Calories from Fat 25),
    • Total Fat 2 1/2g
      • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
      • Trans Fat 0g),
    • Cholesterol 5mg;
    • Sodium 95mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 2g
      • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
      • Sugars 0g),
    • Protein 2g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      Exchanges:
      • 0 Starch;
      • 0 Fruit;
      • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
      • 0 Skim Milk;
      • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
      • 0 Milk;
      • 0 Vegetable;
      • 0 Very Lean Meat;
      • 0 Lean Meat;
      • 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
      • 0 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 0;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.