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Sausage-Filled Stars

 Sausage-Filled Stars
My family loves these snacks with a savory sausage-cheese filling. The star shape makes them perfect for Christmas.
24 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Jimmy Dean® Premium Pork Sausage Roll
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1-1/2 cups (6 ounces) shredded Monterey jack cheese
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, diced
  • 1 medium green pepper, diced
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, drained
  • 1 can (4-1/2 ounces) chopped ripe olives, drained
  • 1 envelope ranch salad dressing mix
  • 48 wonton wrappers
  • Vegetable oil

Directions

  • In a skillet, cook sausage until no longer pink; drain. Add cheeses,
  • peppers, chilies, olives and dressing mix; mix well. Set aside.
  • Brush both sides of wrappers with oil; press onto the bottom and up
  • the sides of greased muffin cups. Bake at 350° for 5 minutes or
  • until golden brown. Transfer to a baking sheet. Fill each with about
  • 2 tablespoons of the sausage mixture. Bake for 5 minutes or until
  • heated through. Serve warm. Yield: 4 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 149 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 409 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.

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Sausage-Filled Stars (continued)

Wine: Sweet Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.