Is it possible that I have never posted this recipe on our blog? I hang my head in shame.
This recipe is from an ancient church cookbook which hubby helped illustrate, along with the other children in that church where we met so long ago – only this cookbook was even before my time. My mother-in-law gave me a copy when we were married.
We love these sausage balls, though I have altered the recipe a little to suit us. The biggest change is that we make it from scratch instead of using Bisquick. The other change is that we usually triple it. We eat these for late-night movie snacks, holiday treats, and the occasional fun breakfast or lazy dinner. They’re as good as junk food in our house, but carry less guilt.
If you’re a little short on sausage or cheese, no problem. I promise they’ll still be delish!
- 2 cups flour
- 1 tsp. salt
- 2 tsp. baking powder
- 2 cups grated cheddar cheese
- 1/2 small onion, diced (optional)
- 1 lb. uncooked breakfast sausage
- milk to moisten
Stir together flour, salt, baking powder, cheese and onion. Use hands to work in sausage until evenly distributed – small lumps are fine. Stir in enough milk to moisten flour and make a dough that will hold together.
Shape into uniformly sized balls and place on greased cookie sheet. Bake 20-30 minutes at 400, until lightly browned. Break one open to check sausage for doneness.