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Barbecue Sausage Bites

 Barbecue Sausage Bites
This sweet-and-tangy appetizer pairs pineapple chunks with the amounts of pineapple and barbecue sauce to suit my taste. Feel free to do the same.
12-14 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 2-1/2 hours


  • 1 package (16 ounces) miniature smoked sausages
  • 3/4 pound Johnsonville® Original Bratwurst, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 3/4 pound Johnsonville® Polish Kielbasa Sausage or Polish sausage, cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 bottle (18 ounces) barbecue sauce
  • 2/3 cup orange marmalade
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks, drained


  • In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine the sausages. In a small bowl, whisk
  • the barbecue sauce, marmalade, mustard and allspice. Pour over
  • sausage mixture; stir to coat.
  • Cover and cook on high for 2-1/2 to 3 hours or until heated through.
  • Stir in pineapple. Serve with toothpicks. Yield: 12-14 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (4 each) equals 327 calories, 22 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 53 mg cholesterol, 980 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 11 g protein.
Wine: Blush Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a blush wine such as White Zinfandel or a Rosé.