Sausage Cheese Ball Recipe Appetizer

Sausage Cheese Balls Made with Cheese and Biscuit Mix

 

This delicious and very easy to make sausage ball recipe is made with cheese and biscuit mix and makes for a great hot appetizer for breakfast or at a party.

 

This sausage ball recipe is a favorite appetizer and snack for many different occasions. They are very easy to make and, of course, we’ve also included a few variation sausage recipes so you’re sure to find one that you like here!

 

Basic Sausage Ball Recipe:

You Will Need:

2 cups Biscuit Mix
1 pound sausage (any kind, different types will give you different flavors)
2 cups of shredded cheese

Directions:

Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees and line a shallow baking sheet with parchment paper. Combine the biscuit mix, sausage, and shredded cheese together in a bowl until all of the ingredients are mixed together evenly. Using your hands or a melon scooper, roll the mixture into 1 1/2 inch balls and place on the baking sheet. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until cheese is melted and meat is cooked through.

 

Sausage Stuffing Cheese Balls:

These are very easy to make and similar to the above recipe, but use prepared stuffing mix instead of the biscuit recipe.

You Will Need:

2 cups stuffing mix, prepared per directions on box
1 pound sausage
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a shallow baking pan with parchment paper. Combine stuffing mix, sausage, and cheese together and mix until ingredients are evenly distributed in the bowl. Form into 1 1/2 inch size balls and place onto the baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes or until sausage is done and cheese is melted.

 

Spicy Sausage Balls

You Will Need:

1 pound of hot sausage
2 cups of biscuit mix
2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese
2 jalapenos, finely chopped (seeds will make it very spicy, so may want to omit all or some depending on how hot you like it – can also use canned or jarred peppers instead)
1 teaspoon favorite hot sauce

Directions:

Line a baking pan with parchment paper and preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine all ingredients together in bowl and mix until all ingredients are evenly distributed. Roll the mixture into 1 1/2 inch balls and place on the baking sheet. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until cheese is melted and meat is cooked through.

 

Sweet and Tangy Sausage Meatballs

You Will Need:

2 pounds sausage
1/2 c. brown sugar
1 cup ketchup
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 can crushed pineapple

Directions:

Form sausage into meatballs and place into 9 x 13 baking pan. Mix together the brown sugar, ketchup, soy sauce, and pineapple. Pour the sauce mixture over the meatballs and cover the pan with foil. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 20-25 minutes or until sausage balls are cooked. You can alternatively make this dish in a slow cooker, allowing the meatballs and the sauce to simmer on a medium low heat.

 

Serving Ideas and Suggestions

There are many different ways to serve these delicious appetizers. You can arrange them on a platter with toothpicks and serve them by themselves, or you can also serve them with a variety of dipping sauces, such as Dijon mustard or honey.

Do you have any variations or suggestions for these sausage cheese ball appetizers or a recipe you would like to share? We’d love to hear it in the comments section below!

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