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Smoked Sausage Appetizer

Smoked Sausage Appetizer Bites are a great addition to any party menu or game day gathering. Savory smoked sausage slices wrapped in a golden brown pizza dough blanket, baked to perfection.

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Smoked Sausage Appetizer Bites on a platter with honey mustard.

Get ready to impress your guests with these Smoked Sausage Appetizer Bites! Dip them in Honey Mustard Sauce, Peppercorn Ranch or Marinara Sauce.

Why You Will Love Smoked Sausage Bites

  • Quick and easy appetizer with just a few ingredients.
  • A make ahead snack to have on hand for a quick bite for any meal of the day.
  • Large batch appetizer that will feed a hungry crowd.

Ingredients for Smoked Sausage Appetizers

  • Smoked Sausage – or Italian Smoked Sausage (homemade or your favorite brand).
  • Pizza Dough – homemade or store bought.
  • Butter
  • Garlic Cloves
  • Honey Mustard, Ranch or Marinara for dipping.

Step By Step Directions for Smoked Sausage Appetizer Bites

3 links of smoked sausage, uncooked.
  1. Remove casings and slice sausage into 1/2 inch thick slices.Shaping pizza dough into appetizer bites with smoked sausage slices.
  2. Divide pizza dough into 1 1/2 inch pieces, roll into a ball.
  3. Press your thumb down into each dough ball to create an indention. Smoked sausage and pizza dough appetizer on a cutting board.
  4. Place a sausage slice into each dough round, pressing the sides around the sausage.Smoked sausage pizza dough bites on a baking sheet.
  5. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or lightly grease.
  6. Place sausage bites onto the parchment about 1 inch apart.Pizza dough and smoked sausage bites on a baking sheet.
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown on the bottom.
  8. Melt butter in a small skillet with sliced garlic cloves. Cook over low heat about 5 minutes.Brushing smoked sausage pizza dough bites with garlic butter.
  9. Brush garlic butter over the sausage bites. Platter of smoked sausage bites with honey mustard.
  10. Serve with dipping sauce.

Recipe Notes

  • Store leftover sausage bites in a zip top bag in the refrigerator up to 4 days.
  • Reheat smoked sausage bites in a toaster oven or oven at 350° for 8 – 10 minutes on a baking sheet. They are also great cold, right out of the refrigerator.

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Dipping smoked sausage bite into honey mustard.

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Yield: 48 Appetizers

Smoked Sausage Appetizer

Smoked sausage bites with pizza dough and mustard sauce on a platter.

Smoked Sausage Appetizer Bites are a great addition to any party menu or game day gathering. Savory smoked sausage slices wrapped in a golden brown pizza dough blanket, baked to perfection.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425°.
  2. Remove casings and slice sausage into ½ inch thick slices.
  3. Divide pizza dough into 1 ½ inch pieces, roll each into a ball.
  4. Press your thumb down into each dough ball to create an indention.
  5. Place a sausage slice into each dough round, pressing the sides around the sausage.
  6. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or lightly grease.
  7. Place sausage bites onto the parchment about 1 inch apart.
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown on the bottom.
  9. Melt butter in a small skillet with sliced garlic cloves. Cook over low heat about 5 minutes.
  10. Brush garlic butter over the sausage bites.
  11. Serve with honey mustard sauce.

Notes

  • Store leftover sausage bites in a zip top bag in the refrigerator up to 4 days.
  • Reheat smoked sausage bites in a toaster oven or oven at 350° for 8 - 10 minutes on a baking sheet. They are also great cold, right out of the refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information:

    Yield:

    48

    Serving Size:

    1

    Amount Per Serving: Calories: 42Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 91mgCarbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 1g

    Nutritional calculations are estimated and may not be accurate.

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