29 ratings

Southern Sausage Balls

These savory little bites will be the star of any party you throw
Sausage balls

This classic Southern appetizer is a staple at holiday gatherings across the region. With just four common pantry ingredients, it couldn’t be easier to make (or more delicious).

21 classic Southern recipes to cook right now.

Ready in
30 m
10 m
(prepare time)
20 m
(cook time)
Calories Per Serving


  • 1 Pound ground sausage
  • 3 Cups biscuit baking mix, such as Bisquik
  • 1 Pound sharp Cheddar cheese, grated
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

In a large bowl, combine all ingredients.

Mix well with hands.

Form mixture in to bite-sized balls, about 1 inch in diameter.

Put formed sausage balls on a baking sheet sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.

Bake in the oven for 15–20 minutes, or until golden brown.