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Cream Cheese Sausage Balls

These five-ingredient cream cheese sausage balls are quick and easy to make with a total time of under 30 minutes. Pair them with your favorite dipping sauce for the perfect snack or appetizer on holidays and game days!
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cream cheese sausage balls
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 366kcal
Author: Kasey Schwartz

Equipment

  • 2 rimmed baking trays
  • Parchment paper
  • Rubber spatula
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Cookie scoop
  • Measuring cup

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground spicy sausage
  • 1/2 pound cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups Bisquick baking mix
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives

Instructions

  • Line two rimmed baking sheet trays with parchment paper. Set the trays aside.
  • Add the ground sausage and cream cheese to a large mixing bowl. Use your hands or a rubber spatula to mix the two ingredients together. Work the cream cheese into the meat so you see no chunks of cream cheese. The smoother, the better!
    1 pound ground spicy sausage, 1/2 pound cream cheese, softened
  • Add the Bisquick, cheese, and chives to the bowl and blend the ingredients together well.
    2 cups Bisquick baking mix, 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives
  • Use your hands to scoop the mix into two tablespoon-sized balls (about 1 inch). Roll the meatballs with your hands then place them on the lined baking sheet tray.
  • Place the baking sheet trays in the fridge for 30 minutes to chill the meatballs. This helps prevent them from spreading as they bake.
  • Preheat your oven to 350ºF.
  • Bake the meatballs for 25 minutes. They will be browned around the edges and on the bottoms and feel firm when you squeeze them.
  • Enjoy the meatballs right away!

Notes

Use a spring-loaded cookie scoop to scoop the meatballs into perfectly sized-balls.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 366kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 67mg | Sodium: 740mg | Potassium: 193mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 496IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 150mg | Iron: 1mg