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Spicy Chorizo-Cheese Balls

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Spicy Chorizo-Cheese Balls
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 60
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Try these spicy appetizer bites; perfect for sharing!
Updated Aug 26, 2016

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) southwestern style corn, drained

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Smoked paprika can be used in place of the chipotle powder.
  • tip 2
    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.
  • tip 3
    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.
  • tip 4
    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

50 Calories, 3g Total Fat, 2g Protein, 3g Total Carbohydrate, 0g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cheese Ball
Calories
50
Calories from Fat
30
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
120mg
5%
Potassium
20mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
3g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
0%
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 Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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