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Maple Sausage-Cheese Balls

maple sausage-cheese balls Appetizer
Maple Sausage-Cheese Balls
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 48

This simple twist on classic sausage cheese balls combines jalapeño with maple sausage and a quick maple mustard dipping sauce for a new version of an old favorite. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups Original Bisquick™ mix
1/2
lb uncooked maple-flavored pork breakfast sausage
2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4
cup milk
1/4
cup chopped jalapeño chiles
1/4
cup Dijon or spicy brown mustard
1/4
cup real maple syrup

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease bottom and sides of 15x10x1-inch pan.
  • 2
    In large bowl, stir together Bisquick™ mix, sausage, cheeses, milk and jalapeño chiles, using hands or spoon. Shape mixture into 48 (1-inch) balls. Place in pan.
  • 3
    Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until no longer pink in center. Immediately remove from pan. In small bowl, mix mustard and maple syrup. Serve warm with mustard sauce for dipping.

Expert Tips

  • Maple breakfast sausage comes in bulk as well as links. If using links, use a paring knife to cut the casings and remove sausage.
  • If you manage to have any dipping sauce leftover, you can store it in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Ball
Calories
60
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
160mg
7%
Potassium
25mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
4g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
1g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
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 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • Sausage ball recipes go gangbusters every year—especially during football season, the holidays and potluck seasons. They’re easy to make, require very few ingredients and are a guaranteed crowd pleaser, so it’s no secret why people turn to them again and again. If you’re anything like us, you like to throw in a twist every now and then to change things up. This sausage ball recipe does just that. Maple pork sausage adds a hint of sweetness and diced jalapenos counter the sweetness with a hint of spice. The spicy mustard-maple syrup dipping sauce is the finishing touch that takes this appetizer to a whole ‘nother level. Even if mustard seems polarizing to you, try it with the maple syrup—it’s a game changer! If you’re hosting and are in need of more appetizers for your crowd, let your slow cooker do the work for you with these slow-cooker appetizers.

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