Sauerkraut Sausage Balls

This is a delightful appetizer that can be made ahead of time and heated when guests arrive. Spicy pork sausage and beef will never know what hit them when you blend them with sauerkraut and a cream cheese mixture, then deep fry them to mouthwatering golden perfection.

Place spicy ground pork sausage, onion and dried beef in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until sausage is evenly brown and onions are soft, about 10 minutes. Drain and transfer...


  • 1 pound spicy ground pork sausage
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 (2 ounce) package dried beef, shredded
  • 1 (16 ounce) can sauerkraut, drained and minced
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 2 quarts oil for frying
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups milk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 cups seasoned bread crumbs

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