Sausage Cheese Balls

Here's a sure-to-please recipe that you can make in advance and then just pop in the oven on Christmas morning (or any other morning).

Posted in , Sep 26, 2019

Katie Jacobs' Sausage Cheese Balls


3 c. baking mix, such as Bisquick
½ lb. ground mild pork sausage
½ lb. ground hot pork sausage
4 c. grated Cheddar cheese
½ c. grated Parmesan cheese
¾ c. milk
1 tsp. fresh rosemary leaves, finely chopped


1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

2. In a large bowl mix together baking mix, mild and hot sausage, Cheddar, Parmesan, milk, and rosemary with your hands or a spoon. Using an ice cream scoop, shape the mixture into 1-inch balls.

3. Place the sausage balls on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes until the sausage is cooked through. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Makes 4 dozen balls.

Nutritional Information:  Calories: 100; Fat: 7g; Cholesterol: 15mg; Sodium: 230mg; Total Carbohydrates: 6g; Dietary Fiber: 0g; Sugars: 0g; Protein: 4g. (serving=2 cheese balls)

Read Katie's inspiring story from Guideposts' The Joys of Christmas 2019!

Recipe taken from So Much to Celebrate: Entertaining the Ones You Love the Whole Year Through by Katie Jacobs. © March 2018 by Thomas Nelson. Used by permission of Thomas Nelson. Photograph by Amy Cherry.

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