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Air Fryer Sausage Balls

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Air Fryer sausage balls are so delicious and make for the perfect breakfast or after-school snack. They can easily be made ahead of time and frozen for a quick meal or snack at a moment’s notice as they combine sausage, baking mix, and cheese for a crispy protein-filled meal that is ready in minutes. 

Air Fryer Sausage Balls

Air Fryer sausage balls are one of those things that you don’t know what you have been missing until you try them, and then you are sad that you went so long without eating them! The result of Air fryer sausage balls is a mouthwatering inside with a crispy outside. These can be served for breakfast, after-school snacks, and even appetizers at your next party! 

Air Fryer Sausage Balls

No matter when you make them, you are guaranteed to see a lot of happy faces enjoying them. Pair these with Air Fryer Hard-boiled eggs for the ultimate protein meal. 

  • In a stand mixer or by hand, combine the sausage, baking mix, and cheese until well blended.
Air Fryer Sausage Balls
  • Preheat the air fryer to 390 degrees.
  • Scoop dough into 1 to 2 tablespoon portions and roll into balls. Space the sausage balls about 1 inch apart in the air fryer basket.
Air Fryer Sausage Balls
  • Bake for 10 minutes or until golden. 
Air Fryer Sausage Balls

Tips Tricks and FAQs

  • Be sure to use 1 Tablespoon scoop or a 2 Tablespoon scoop to ensure they all cook at the same rate. 
  • Swap out your protein or the flavor of cheese to give these meatballs a whole new delicious flavor. 
  • Dip your sausage balls in honey, maple syrup or grape jelly. 
Air Fryer Sausage Balls

Storage

You will want to store your Air Fryer Sausage balls in an airtight container in the fridge. These will last up to 3 days. If they are soggy, you can heat them back up in the air fryer which will help them become crispy again. 

Air Fryer Sausage Balls

Freezer

You can make a big batch of these and freeze them for later. Just line a baking sheet with parchment paper and place your sausage balls in the tray. Place it in the freezer and allow them to freeze. Once they are frozen, you can add them to a freezer-safe bag. These will last for up to 2 months. 

How to Cook Frozen Sausage Balls

When you are ready to enjoy your frozen sausage balls you will want to preheat your air fryer to 390 degrees. Then place your desired amount in the Air Fryer basket (be sure they are not touching). Cook for about 15 minutes. Be sure to check that they are fully cooked with a thermometer before serving.

Air Fryer Sausage Balls

Can I Bake These In The Oven

Yes of course you can, preheat your oven to 350 °F. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes, until golden brown and the sausage, is cooked through entirely.

Air Fryer Sausage Balls

Air Fryer Sausage Balls

Air Fryer sausage balls are so delicious and make for the perfect breakfast or after-school snack. They can easily be made ahead of time and frozen for a quick meal or snack in a moment’s notice as they combine sausage, baking mix, and cheese for a crispy protein-filled meal that is ready in minutes. 

Ingredients

  • 1 (1 pound) roll sausage
  • 3 cups baking mix (like Bisquick or Jiffy)
  • 2 cups freshly shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. In a stand mixer or by hand, combine the sausage, baking mix, and cheese until well blended.
  2. Preheat the air fryer to 390 degrees.
  3. Scoop dough into 1 to 2 tablespoon portions and roll into balls. Space the sausage balls about 1 inch apart in the air fryer basket.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden.

Notes

Yield: 24 sausage balls

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

24

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 151Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 21mgSodium: 338mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 0gSugar: 2gProtein: 6g

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Mort

Sunday 30th of January 2022

Husband cannot consume any starch, wheat rice corn. Use Oat Flour most always. Any idea what to add to it to make it similar to the 'baking mix' ? Thanks

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