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Sausage Cheese Balls

sausage cheese balls Appetizer
Sausage Cheese Balls
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 102

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

June 15, 2018

Ingredients

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

Steps

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

  • 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

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cheese Ball
Calories
40
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2 1/2g
4%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
95mg
4%
Potassium
15mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
2g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
0%
0%
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 Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • Meet the recipe that’s been approved by nearly 2,000 home cooks. It’s salty, succulent, bite-sized and full of gooey cheese. Are you drooling yet? You will be soon and so will your guests. This party-perfect recipe makes 102 sausage balls and in only 45 minutes! And it’s no problem to make the mixture and form the sausage balls ahead. These can be stored safely in the fridge for up to 24 hours or in the freezer for up to a month. Our favorite tip for making this appetizer is to use a spring-loaded scoop, like you might use for cookies or ice cream. Not only is this quicker than forming each sausage ball by hand, using a scoop also ensures even sizing, and thus, even baking. When you serve up a hot appetizer without any last-minute stress, you’ll truly feel like the host with the most! Just don’t forget the side of barbecue or chili sauce. And if you love sausage balls, you’ll adore the rest of our pork appetizer recipes.

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