Spicy Chorizo-Cheese Balls

Try these spicy appetizer bites; perfect for sharing!

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 60

Ingredients

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.

Expert Tips

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

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cheese Ball
Calories
50
(
Calories from Fat
30),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
120mg
120%;
Total Carbohydrate
3g
3%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
0%;
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.