Spicy Chorizo-Cheese Balls

Spicy Chorizo-Cheese Balls

Try these spicy appetizer bites; perfect for sharing!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

45

Minutes

Makes

About 5 dozen cheese balls

1 1/2
cups Original Bisquick® mix
1/2
lb bulk chorizo sausage
2
cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
1/2
teaspoon ground chipotle powder
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1
can (11 oz) Green Giant® southwestern style corn, drained
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease or spray large cookie sheet with sides.
  2. In large bowl, stir together all ingredients. Slightly wet hands with water for easier rolling; shape mixture into 1-inch balls; place on cookie sheet.
  3. Bake 23 to 27 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet. Serve warm.
Makes About 5 dozen cheese balls
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Smoked paprika can be used in place of the chipotle powder.
Cover and freeze unbaked balls up to 1 month. Heat oven to 350°F. Place frozen balls on greased or sprayed cookie sheet with sides. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until brown.
Bake as directed; cover and freeze up to 1 month. Heat oven to 350°F. Place frozen balls on greased or sprayed cookie sheet with sides. 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. Cover loosely with waxed paper. Microwave on High 45 seconds to 1 minute or until heated through.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cheese Ball)
  • Calories 50
    • (Calories from Fat 30),
  • Total Fat 3g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 120mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 3g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.