Pancake Sausage Bites
Author: Leslie Green- The Hungry Housewife
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 30 mins
Total time: 40 mins
Pancake Sausage Bites. Cooked sausage balls delightfully fried in a pancake coating served with a cream maple dipping sauce.
Ingredients
  • Peanut Oil or Canola Oil for frying
  • 1 package Johnsonville Sausage Patties(8 ct), original recipe
Batter
  • 1½ cups Bisquick
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon Cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Egg
  • ½ cup Milk + 2 Tablespoons
Syrup
  • 1 /2 cup Pure Maple Syrup
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 2 tablespoon Heavy cream
Instructions
  1. Place about 2" oil in a sauce pan and heat to 350
  2. Place the sausage patties in a medium bowl.
  3. Break them up so they are no longer formed.
  4. Reform into about 22 1½ teaspoon sized balls.
  5. Place the sausage balls in a large skillet over medium heat and cook for about 15 minutes, turning often.
  6. Remove and drain on a plate lined with paper towels.
  7. In a medium bowl, mix together the bisquick ,sugar and cinnamon.
  8. Whisk in the vanilla, egg and milk until smooth.
  9. Pick up a cooked sausage ball with a toothpick and dip into the batter, completely cover the sausage with batter.
  10. Carefully lower into the oil and fry for about 1- 1½ minutes or until golden brown.
  11. Remove and drain on a paper towel lined plate
Creamy Maple Dipping Sauce
  1. Pour the maple syrup into a small bowl and add the butter.
  2. Microwave for about 45 seconds.
  3. Remove and stir to incorporate the syrup and butter.
  4. Add the heavy cream and stir.
Recipe by The Hungry Housewife at http://www.thehungryhousewife.com/2012/04/pancake-sausage-bites.html