Spicy Sausage & Cheese Balls

Spicy Sausage & Cheese Balls

Kick standard Sausage & Cheese Balls recipe up to a whole new level by adding some spice and getting them out on the smoker. Busting with flavor, these smoked spicy sausage & cheese balls are the perfect retro appetizer that everyone will love!
Servings 10
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes


  • Z Grills Smoker Grill
  • Z Grills Hickory Wood Pellets


  • 1 lb Hot Breakfast Sausage
  • 2 cups Bisquick Baking Mix
  • oz  Cream Cheese
  • oz  Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/4 cup  Fresno Peppers (finely diced)
  • 1 tablespoon  Dried Parsley
  • 1 teaspoon  Killer Hogs AP Rub
  • 1/2 teaspoon  Onion Powder


  • Prepare pellet grill at 400 °F.
  • In a large bowl, mix sausage, baking mix, shredded cheese, cream cheese, and remaining ingredients. Mix thoroughly until well incorporated.
  • Use a small scoop to portion the mixture into bite-size balls and roll gently inyourhands to shape.
  • Place sausage and cheese balls on a cast iron pan and cook for 15 minutes.
  • Serve with your favorite dipping sauces.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Quick & Easy

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