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Apple Sausage Balls

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Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

While they make a great breakfast (try serving them with fresh fruit and muffins), they’re also a wonderful appetizer.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4 to 6 Servings
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1/4 c
pecans, toasted
3/4 c
flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 Tbsp
butter, melted
2 c
cheddar cheese, shredded
2/3 c
fresh apple, peeled, cored and coarsely grated
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1 lb
breakfast sausage

How to Make Apple Sausage Balls

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven 375°F.

    In a small dry skillet, toast nuts over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, for 3 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  • 2In a large mixing bowl, combine apple, sausage, baking soda, cheese, flour, cinnamon, butter, and toasted nuts; stir well. Form into 1-inch balls and place on a rimmed, ungreased baking sheet.
  • 3Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 2 minutes before removing sausage balls from pan.

    Serve warm.

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About Apple Sausage Balls

Course/Dish: Meat Breakfast
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American