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Johnsonville Sausage Balls

Rated as 4.75 out of 5 Stars

"A party pleaser any time of year!"
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45 m servings 246
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. In a skillet, cook and crumble sausage over medium heat until no longer pink and lightly browned; drain. In a large bowl, combine sausage, cheese, baking mix, onion, mushrooms and milk; mix well. Shape mixture into 36 walnut-size balls and place on a greased, shallow baking dish.
  2. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from oven and let rest for 5 minutes before serving.
  3. Serve with barbeque or chutney sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 246 calories; 17 9.2 12.6 47 547 Full nutrition

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This is such a great recipe that seems to be loved by all! I made a couple of changes- I just mixed the recipe ingredients with the raw sausage and baked a few minutes longer until cooked throu...

We really like this convenient breakfast in a Ball. Hubs thinks they'd be great to take out on the hunting trail. I'm going to pack some to eat while traveling by plane next week. Next time I ma...

Definitely set the sausage out for 20 to 30 mins before mixing. I grated my own cheese and used the dough hook on my KA to mix the ingredients. I used a cookie scoop for the sausage balls and pl...

Baking mix = Bisquick, or use a recipe from here to make it from scratch.

For the life of me I couldn't find the Hot Italian, so I used the Sweet Italian. After mixing everything together I realized I had to cook the sausage first. If you can bake a meatball, you ca...

I had to make a couple of small changes to this recipe, but it's so versatile that you can adapt it to suit your family's tastes. I knew my kids wouldn't like hot sausage and mushrooms, so I us...

These was amazing! We was really worried about the mushroom flavor so I cut the mushrooms back to 1/8c finely diced. We are making another version of these for breakfast in the morning with the ...

This is a very easy and versatile recipe. My kid's are weird about onions and mushrooms so I used chiffoned spinach instead. I also use GF bisquick with no problems. These turned out great and d...

These were really yummy. I could not find the hot sausage in my store so used the Johnsonville sweet Italian sausage instead, then I substituted pepperjack cheese for the cheddar so I think tha...