Sausage balls are always a hit, right? I’m going to give you some tips to make them easier and quicker.
They only require 3 ingredients, 10 minutes to prepare and 20 minutes to cook. That’s what I call an easy recipe!
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Sausage Balls Recipe
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
Use your stand mixer! That’s the trick to fast mixing. I thought if you can shred chicken in the stand mixer certainly this should make sausage balls a breeze. It does!
I disliked having to hand mix them so much that I rarely made sausage balls. It took forever to make the ingredients combine enough to form a ball.
The stand mixer whips them up in no time flat. It’s amazing! I will never make another sausage ball without my stand mixer…ever.
Shred your own sharp cheddar. Pre-shredded cheese is coated with cellulose to prevent it from caking which can also keep your sausage balls from forming and sticking together properly.
That’s it, just a few simple tricks and you will make sausage balls more often.
Add the Bisquick baking mix, pork sausage, and shredded sharp cheddar cheese to the bowl of a stand mixer and mix on low speed until combined.
If you like them spicy use hot sausage instead of regular breakfast sausage.
The next tip is to use a cookie scoop. Forming the balls is much faster with this handy tool.
Scoop equal size portions, form into balls and place on the baking sheet.
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Bake for 20 minutes or until lightly golden browned. Allow the cooked sausage balls to cool just a few minutes and serve.
I hope these tips help. My husband is now grateful I figured this out. Yours will be too.
A quick and easy appetizer for holidays, parties, and game days!
- 2 cups baking mix (Bisquick, Pioneer Brand)
- 1 pound bulk pork sausage, regular or spicy
- 10 ounces sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Add all ingredients to the bowl of a stand mixer and mix on low speed until combined.
- Scoop equal portions using a cookie scoop onto a parchment paper lined baking sheet.
- Bake for 20 minutes or until lightly browned. DO NOT OVERBAKE.