Festive Sausage Balls

Sausage balls
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  • Total: 25 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: 36 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
87 Calories
7g Fat
2g Carbs
5g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 36 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 87
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 179mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 5g
Calcium 100mg 8%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Sausage balls are popular in Southern cuisine and are a perfect appetizer for all sorts of festive occasions. These sausage balls are made with breakfast sausage, cheese, biscuit mix, and chopped green onions. Don't forget the mayo sides!

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  • 1 pound bulk pork breakfast sausage
  • 2 cups Cheddar cheese (finely shredded)
  • 2 cups biscuit baking mix
  • 1/2 cup green onion (finely minced)
  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper (​finely minced)

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients and mix well. This can be done by hand, with a heavy duty mixer, or in a large food processor.

  2. Shape into small balls and place on a baking sheet (with sides).

  3. Bake at 350 F for 12 to 15 minutes, until browned on bottoms.

  4. If desired, serve with Mustard-Mayo Dip.

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