Can be made up to a week ahead, frozen, and heated when needed. Great for holiday open house or buffet table. DON'T MAKE TOO LARGE.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons curry powder
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 8 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese
- 1 pound pork sausage
- 1/2 cup butter
Mix in a large bowl the flour, curry, paprika, salt and cheese. With pastry blender or 2 knives used scissors fashion, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. With hands shape into a ball. Cover and refrigerate.
Meanwhile, shape heaping teaspoon of sausage meat into small balls. In a large skillet, over medium heat, fry until well browned. Drain thoroughly on paper towels.
Divide dough into as many pieces as sausage balls. Then shape dough evenly around balls. Wrap and freeze.
At Serving Time: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Place frozen sausage balls on a cookie sheet and bake 12-15 minutes until golden. Serve with toothpicks as appetizers.