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Sausage Wonton Stars Recipe

Sausage Wonton Stars Recipe

These fancy-looking appetizers are ideal when entertaining large groups. The cute crunchy cups are stuffed with a cheesy pork sausage filling that kids of all ages enjoy. We keep a few in the freezer so we can easily reheat them for late-night snacking. —Mary Thomas North Lewisburg, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:16 servings


  • 1 package (12 ounces) wonton wrappers
  • 1 pound bulk pork sausage
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Colby cheese
  • 1/2 medium green pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 2 bunches green onions, sliced
  • 1/2 cup ranch salad dressing


  • 1. Lightly press wonton wrappers onto the bottom and up the sides of greased miniature muffin cups. Bake at 350° for 5 minutes or until edges are browned.
  • 2. In a large skillet, cook sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in the cheese, peppers, onions and salad dressing. Spoon a rounded tablespoonful into each wonton cup. Bake for 6-7 minutes or until heated through. Yield: about 4 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

3 each: 215 calories, 14g fat (5g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 384mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 8g protein .

Reviews for Sausage Wonton Stars

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jud--dee 247831
Reviewed May. 3, 2016

"I have made these many times just as written. They are absolutely wonderful. I made these for ladies golf today and they were a huge hit. Everyone was fighting to take any left home. I had to make them the day before and they were still wonderful. Better the same day but still great!"

homemadewithlove 246069
Reviewed Mar. 26, 2016

"Great appetizer and loved by all !"

Blarney1 240940
Reviewed Jan. 3, 2016

"Excellent recipe! I have used mini tart shells in lieu of wontons and it has worked great!"

JanieRanger 240508
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2015

"I love these, I do cut the wonton wrappers into rounds with a 2 3/4-3" biscuit cutter and call them Sausage Wonton "Moons".....maybe not as pretty, however leaving the wontons in stars, those little points are quite sharp."

CarlaMae 237766
Reviewed Nov. 21, 2015

"I love making these for my Christmas Party as the Red & Green Peppers add to the Christmas look. They are so easy and tasty."

tinaelsey 218481
Reviewed Jan. 21, 2015

"This recipe is delicious! It is so easy and quick to make and everyone loves them!! They also warm nicely so that you can make ahead and reheat to serve."

Lamar Trotter 216522
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2014

"This is very close to the recipe I use. I spray the wonton wrappers with Pam before putting them in the oven the first time, instead of green onions I use a can of diced black olives, and I use more cheese and ranch dressing. I will have to give them a shot with green onions next time... if my wife allows it (once I make something she goes nuts over I am not allowed to tinker with it at all). :D"

rena 55 38085
Reviewed Nov. 14, 2014

"This are so good and so fun to make and serve. I followed the recipe and they turned out great!!"

goldenshowers 82139
Reviewed Sep. 7, 2013

"I like this recipe. I used ground turkey instead of sausage."

srasmusson 37988
Reviewed Aug. 10, 2013

"I have made this again again! Wonderful to freeze and have ready in a moments notice!"

n1ch0l3 51395
Reviewed Mar. 27, 2013

"These are absolutely delicious. Along with the peppers and green onions, I add regular onion. All chopped up it's delicious."

Reviewed Dec. 31, 2012

"I've made these easy and tasty tidbits for two parties and they are a huge hit! I highly recommend."

dropink 82138
Reviewed Aug. 2, 2012

"I have made these several times already and every time they have been a huge hit. When I ran out of wonton shells family members have used it as chip dip and even added it to eggs in the morning, claiming it was delicious no matter what they used it for. They are quick, simple, and delicious."

best of home cooks 82137
Reviewed May. 21, 2012

"I've made these several times. They are great."

forche2 51340
Reviewed Dec. 21, 2011

"Made this for a party for something a little different. When these hit the table they were gone in minutes. I forgot the ranch dressing but they were just as good without it! Can make ahead of time!"

Detrick 113036
Reviewed Aug. 8, 2011

"Have made multiple times and usually make double batches. Very yummy. The mix does freeze well and makes it quick to prepare a last minute batch."

quickcookin 51333
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2011

"my famil and my friends really liked the wonton stars a lot at my party they went real fast"

zegunism 129554
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2010

"This is always a hit! Very tasty and looks festive too."

missusd1 129380
Reviewed Apr. 16, 2010

"I have made this recipe for several get togethers and never have any leftovers! I have also made it with chopped cooked chicken."

deenie12 37935
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2010

"I made these for the first time last night and they were a huge hit! To lighten them up, I used turkey Italian sausage and low-fat (NOT fat free) Ranch dressing. I used a mix of pre-shredded colby and monterey jack cheese. They make a nice presentation and are different from other appetizers because of the wontons. Absolutely delicious, will definitely make them again."

MY REVIEW 204571
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2009

"these are great, my daughter in made them and I will be making them very soon.."

bren2520 82136
Reviewed Dec. 1, 2009

"These were great- next time I will cut the corners off before putting them in the tins because the corners got very hard making them very sharp and hard to eat(just slowed us down is all)"

farnelkk 113035
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2008

"I use ground chicken in place of the sausage for a more nutritious, less greasy version and they still taste fantastic!"

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Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer