Sausage & Cheese Balls

These bite-sized meatballs are a favorite and you can substitute this appetizer recipe for your favorite cheese or serve with a variety of condiments including barbeque sauce or mustard.

" ½ cup shredded cheddar cheese

" 3 tablespoons biscuit/baking mix
" 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
" ½ tsp. finely chopped recao
" 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
" 1/8 teaspoon pepper
" ¼ pound bulk pork sausage
" Sweet-and-sour and barbecue sauce, optional

In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Crumble sausage over mixture and mix well. Shape into 1-in. balls.

Place in a shallow baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 12-15 minutes or until no longer pink. Drain on paper towels. Serve with sauces if desired.