I realize this is totally a photo of pancakes here, but I really didn’t have the energy to bake up another batch of the sausage cheese balls just to get a styled photo. So, just imagine a nice photo of those yummy cheesy balls peaking out from the top of this photo.
This recipe has been a go to appetizer for our family as long as I can remember. It’s always present during Thanksgiving and Christmas, and it makes the perfect football game snack. I can pretty much guarantee any male in your life with love them!
Sausage Cheese Balls
- 1 pound sharp or extra sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
- 1 pound hot pork sausage
- 3 cups buttermilk biscuit mix (such as Bisquick)
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix shredded cheese, uncooked sausage, and biscuit mix in a food processor until well blended. The mixture may seem dry at first, but will come together. Shape dough into 1 inch balls and place on parchment lined cookie sheets. Bake at 400 degrees for 12-15 minutes. Serve warm or at least room temperature. Yield: Approx. 6 dozen.
tip: 1. I find the pre-shredded and packaged cheese make this mixture a bit dry. I recommend buying the block of cheese and shredding it. 2. These freeze great. Pop them in a Ziploc and freeze up to a month. Thaw in the refrigerator and heat them up in a microwave.