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Spicy Sausage Crescent Cheese Balls

Spicy Sausage Crescent Cheese Balls
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 60
Spicy sausage, cheese and crescent make a fun and quick appetizer for your next party.
Updated October 11, 2018
Make With
Make With
Pillsbury Crescents

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chorizo or hot Italian sausage
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
  • 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dough sheet or 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Line two 15x10x1-inch pans with cooking parchment paper; spray with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix sausage, bell pepper and cheese until well blended.
  • 2
    Unroll dough on work surface. If using crescent roll dough, firmly press perforations to seal. Sprinkle each side with 1 1/2 teaspoons flour. With pizza cutter or sharp knife, cut into about 1/4-inch pieces. Mix dough pieces into sausage mixture in small amounts until well blended.
  • 3
    Shape sausage mixture into 60 (1 1/4-inch) balls. Place in pan. Bake 16 to 18 minutes or until golden brown.

  • Serve with guacamole, sour cream or favorite salsa.
  • Shape sausage mixture quicker with an ice cream scoop.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
60
Calories from Fat
40
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
150mg
6%
Potassium
35mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
2g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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