Holiday Shaped Sausage Cookies

December 15, 2017

Author Notes: Credit: Jimmy Dean®Staff Writer

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 packet Jimmy Dean® Regular or Hot Flavor Pork Sausage Roll
  • 2-3 pinches Garnishes to decorate sausage: assorted shredded cheeses such as cheddar and mozzarella, chopped green onions, chopped tomato, red and green bell pepper strips, fresh herbs such as rosemary, thyme, parsley, etc.
  • 2 Holiday Cookie Cutters (for best results use metal) such as star, holiday trees, etc.
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. Remove sausage from roll and flatten onto a large sheet of parchment or plastic wrap. Top sausage with second piece of parchment paper. Roll sausage evenly to about ¼-inch thickness. Place on a large baking pan and cover. Freeze for about 1 hour until firm but not a hard freeze.
  2. Remove sausage from freezer and cut sausage with cookie cutters into fun holiday shapes.
  3. Cook sausage shapes in a large skillet over medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until a minimum temperature of 160˚F is reached. Decorate with garnishes to serve, if desired.

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