Ingredients16 ounces (4 cups) shredded cheddar cheese1 cup butter, softened2 cups all-purpose flour1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon black or cayenne pepper8 ounces pork sausage, cooked and drainedDirectionsIn large bowl, beat the cheese, butter, flour, salt and pepper on medium-low speed. Stir in cooked sausage. Form dough into 1-in. balls; place on ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 15-20 minutes or until light golden brown. Serve warm or cold. Store in refrigerator or freezer. Yield: about 5-1/2 dozen appetizers.

Nutritional Facts 1 serving (3 each) equals 208 calories, 16 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 48 mg cholesterol, 304 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 6 g protein.