Great Balls of Fire

Debbie Quimby

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I ain't talking Jerry Lee Lewis here. These little appetizers can have quite a kick. The degree of "hotness" depends on the amount of Tabasco and cayenne pepper used. If you're like most of my family, you'll say "bring on the heat!" But be careful, too much can lead to increased beverage consumption.


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Serves:
75-100 appetizers

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp
tabasco sauce, or to your taste
1 c
margarine, softened
3/4 tsp
cayenne pepper, or to your taste
1/2 lb
sharp cheddar cheese, grated fine
1/4 tsp
salt
1 pkg
little smokies cocktail sausages

Step-By-Step

1Thoroughly mix together all ingredients except sausage to form a dough.

2Cut each sausage into three pieces. Shape a small amount of dough around each piece of sausage and roll into a ball.

3Place sausage ball on greased baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees for 15-17 minutes or until dough is lightly golden.