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Smoked Sausage Appetizers

 Smoked Sausage Appetizers
A savory, sweet sauce with a touch of currant jelly glazes these yummy little sausages. They make a great appetizer, and both adults and kids seem to love these baby hot dogs. —Kathryn Bainbridge, PA Furnace, Pennsylvania
32 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 3/4 cup red currant jelly
  • 3/4 cup barbecue sauce
  • 3 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 2 packages (1 pound each) miniature smoked sausages, drained


  • In a large saucepan, combine the jelly, barbecue sauce and mustard.
  • Cook, uncovered, over medium heat, for 15-20 minutes or until jelly
  • is melted and mixture is smooth, stirring occasionally.
  • Add sausages; stir to coat. Cover and cook 5-6 minutes longer or
  • until heated through, stirring occasionally. Serve with toothpicks.
  • Yield: 8 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3 each) equals 106 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 345 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 4 g protein.
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