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Spicy Sausage Crescent Cheese Balls

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  • 25 min prep time
  • 45 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 60 servings
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Spicy sausage, cheese and crescent make a fun and quick appetizer for your next party.

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 dinner 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.
  • 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.

Expert Tips

Serve with guacamole, sour cream or favorite salsa.

Shape sausage mixture quicker with an ice cream scoop.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
64.3
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4.9g
8%
Saturated Fat
2.1g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10.5mg
4%
Sodium
146.1mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
2.0g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.0g
0%
Sugars
0.4g
Protein
3.0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0.80%
1%
Calcium
2.60%
3%
Iron
1%
1%
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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