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Dipping Sausage Balls in Cranberry Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce
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4.45 from 52 votes

Easy Cheesy Sausage Balls

Easy Cheesy Sausage Balls are a perfect appetizer. With only three ingredients, these little gems have it all. They’re super simple to make, taste incredible warm or at room temperature, freeze beautifully, and are just as good reheated. Who could ask for more?
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Total Time40 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 48
Calories: 44kcal


  • ½ pound (8-ounces) uncooked Jimmy Dean Hot sausage
  • 1 cup (5-ounces) Bisquick
  • 2 cups (8-ounces) extra sharp cheddar cheese, shredded

Cranberry Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

  • 14 ounce can jellied Cranberry Sauce (See Tip 1)
  • ¼ cup (2-ounces) Dijon Mustard
  • ¼ cup (3-ounces) Honey


  • Preheat oven to 350° F.
  • Line a large baking sheet with sides with non-stick aluminum foil. Set aside.
  • Add sausage and Bisquick to the bowl of a food processor, fitted with a steel blade. Process for 10 to 15 seconds, or until mixture is well combined. Add shredded cheddar cheese, and process another 15 seconds or until the cheese is well incorporated into the sausage/Bisquick mixture.
  • Using a 2-teaspoon ice cream scoop, partition dough into balls about the size of a quarter. Place on prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake at 350° F for 20 to 25 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove from oven and drain on paper towels.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature. Yield: 4 dozen. (See Tip 2)

Cranberry Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

  • Whisk together the cranberry sauce, honey and mustard until smooth. Refrigerate until ready to use. (See Tip 3)


  1. Be sure to use jellied cranberry sauce.
  2. May be frozen, and reheated at 350° F for 5 minutes, or until heated through.
  3. The Cranberry Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce can be served either warm or at room temperature.


Calories: 44kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 91mg | Potassium: 20mg | Vitamin A: 50IU | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 0.2mg