Sausage Crescent Cheese Balls


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1 lb bulk spicy sausage

2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (8 oz)

1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves, crushed

1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent rolls

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour


Heat oven to 375°F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with foil; spray with cooking spray.

In large bowl, mix sausage, cheese and rosemary; mix well using hands or spoon.

Unroll crescent dough on work surface; coat each side of dough with 1 tablespoon flour. Using pizza cutter or knife, cut dough into about 1/4-inch pieces. Mix crescent dough pieces into bowl of sausage mixture in small amounts until well blended.

Shape mixture into 42 (1 1/4-inch) balls. Place in pan. Bake 15 to 17 minutes or until golden brown.


Calories: 60
Total Carbohydrates: 3 g
Cholesterol: 10 mg
Total Fat: 1
Dietary fiber: 0 g
Protein: 2 g
Saturated fat: 2 g
Amount Per: 1 Cheese Ball
Sodium: 110 mg
Sugar: 0 g
Trans Fat: 0 g