Sausage-Cheese Balls

Serves: 15
Total Calories: 363


3 cups Original Bisquick®
1 pound uncooked bulk pork sausage
4 cups shredded Cheddar cheese (16 ounces)
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves, crumbled
1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley or 1/2 teaspoon parsley flakes


1. Heat oven to 350°. Lightly grease jelly roll pan, 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1 inch.

2. Stir all ingredients until well mixed (you may need to use your hands). Shape mixture into 1-inch balls. Place in pan.

3. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until brown. Immediately remove from pan. Serve warm.

HIGH ALTITUDE (3500 to 6500 feet): Heat oven to 375°. Use 2 1/2 cups Bisquick. Stir 1/2 cup all-purpose flour into Bisquick.

For Holiday Ham Balls, no changes.

NUTRITION FACTS: 1 Appetizer: Calories 45 (Calories from Fat 25) Fat 3g (Saturated 1g) Cholesterol 5mg Sodium 110mg Carbohydrate 2g (Dietary Fiber 0g) Protein 2g % DAILY VALUE: Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0% Calcium 4% Iron 0% DIET EXCHANGES: 1 Fat

Holiday Ham Balls: Substitute 1 1/2 cups finely chopped fully cooked ham for the sausage. Omit rosemary. Add 2 tablespoons parsley flakes and 2/3 cup milk. Mix and bake as directed.

BETTY'S TIP: Get a jump start on your party with these tasty nibbles. Make them up to a day ahead of time and refrigerate bake as directed. Or, cover and freeze unbaked balls up to 1 month. Bake frozen balls 25 to 30 minutes or until brown.

From "Betty Crocker's Bisquick Cookbook." Text Copyright 2000 General Mills, Inc. Used with permission of the publisher, Wiley Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 15
Total Calories: 363
Calories from Fat: 231

This Sausage-Cheese Balls recipe is from the Betty Crocker's Bisquick Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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