Sausage-Cheese Balls


These little appetizers make a big hit with any crowd. They continue to be one of our most-requested recipes!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
8 -1/2 dozen cheese balls


  • 3 cups Original Bisquick® mix

  • 1 pound uncooked bulk pork sausage

  • 4 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • ½ cup milk

  • ½ teaspoon dried rosemary leaves, crushed

  • 1 ½ teaspoons chopped fresh parsley

  • Barbecue sauce or chili sauce, if desired


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease bottom and sides of jelly roll pan, 15 1/2x10 1/2x2x1 inch.

  2. Stir together all ingredients, using hands or spoon. Shape mixture into 1-inch balls. Place in pan.

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


High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Decrease Bisquick to 2 1/2 cups; stir in 1/2 cup Gold Medal(R) all-purpose flour. Bake 25 to 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

220 Calories
15g Fat
12g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 220
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 7g 36%
Cholesterol 37mg 12%
Sodium 586mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 218mg 17%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 110mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.