Maple Sausage Apple Cheese Balls
Try this savory mix of Jimmy Dean® Maple Pork Sausage, Granny Smith apples, and cheddar cheese to wow guests at your next dinner party.
1 package Maple Premium Pork Sausage
1/4 cup chopped pecans
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
3/4 cup all-purpose baking mix
1/3 cup coarsely grated, peeled Granny Smith apple
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Preheat oven to 375°F. Cook pecans in small skillet over MEDIUM-HIGH heat 2-3 minutes or until lightly toasted, stirring constantly. Place in large bowl.
Add remaining ingredients; mix just until blended.
Shape into 36 (1-inch) balls; place in single layer in 2 lightly greased shallow baking pans.
Bake 12-14 minutes or until done (160°F). Serve with toothpicks.