Ingredients:

2 pkgs Jimmy Dean™ Hot Sausage (1lb each)

1 ½ c. biscuit mix

4 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese

½ c chopped jalapeño peppers

½ c. finely chopped onion

½ t. garlic powder

½ t. chili powder

Procedure:

Preheat oven to 375 O F. 

Mix all ingredients together thoroughly.  Form into 1-inch balls. 

Place on ungreased cookie sheets. 

Bake for 15 mins or until golden brown. 

Sausage Cheese balls can be frozen uncooked.  Thaw and cook according to directions. 

For a firmer texture, add an extra 3 cups of biscuit mix and an extra 2 c shredded cheddar cheese to the ingredients listed above. 

Makes approximately 6 dozen.