Cannon Balls Recipe - Allrecipes.com
  • READY IN 25 mins

Cannon Balls

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"Spicy pork sausage and Cheddar cheese provide a taste explosion in these easy to make little baked balls."

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  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    25 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large, deep skillet, crumble the sausage and cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain well.
  3. In a medium bowl, stir together the sausage, Cheddar cheese and baking mix. Form the mixture into 1 1/2 inch balls and arrange on a large ungreased cookie sheet.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven 10 to 15 minutes, or until cheese is bubbly and baking mix is golden brown.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 25, 2004

Brought these to a party and they were the "joke" of the party. But.......at the end of the party, they were all gone! So someone must've loved them! Oh, to prevent the dryness that others mentioned, i didn't drain all the sausage grease, that seemed to keep them "moist".

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 25, 2004

This is a recipe for sausage balls but for some reason it was changed. You don't cook the sausage first. If you mix the ingredients raw, they come out fantastic!

 

13 Ratings

Jan 25, 2004

These aren't dry at all if you don't brown the sausage before you cook them in the oven. Just let the sausage get room temperature and mix with the other ingredients and it will completely cook in the oven. Makes a big difference!!!

 
Dec 20, 2004

I just want to offer some advice...This is the same recipe I use to make sausage balls and the directions are all wrong. You are NOT supposed to cook the sausage first!!! I'm not surprised so many people had such poor results!!

 
Jan 25, 2004

They were a bit dry.

 
Jan 25, 2004

my cooked meat would not stick together with other ingredients. there are comparable recipies where you do not cook meat first that worked out better for me.

 
Jan 25, 2004

I liked this recipe, but it is not for those who fear heartburn. Make sure not to overcook the sausage, it makes all the difference.

 
Jan 25, 2004

Excellent for parties! Very easy to make, however, the mixture is decieving at first. I didn't think it would hold together in balls, but you just have to kinda squeeze them together. I had 2,5,&6 yr old helpers. The balls were a great hit with everyone!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 82 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 3.3 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Fat
  • 5.9 g
  • 9%
  • Fiber
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 4 g
  • 8%
  • Sodium
  • 205 mg
  • 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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