Serve these appetizer sausage balls with side of your favorite fruit preserves or jalapeño jelly for dipping.
1 pound lean sausage, any style preferred
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
3 cups biscuit mix
- Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
- Combine uncooked sausage and cheese; add biscuit mix and mix thoroughly.
- Shape into 1-inch balls and place about 1 1/2-inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
- Bake for 20 minutes or until browned. Drain on paper towels. Serve warm.
Makes about 80 sausage balls.
To freeze: Freeze unbaked sausage balls in single layer on baking sheets. When frozen remove from pans and store in plastic zip-lock style freezer bags. Thaw 15 to 20 minutes at room temperature, then bake as above.