Andouille Sausage Appetizer Bites With Cranberry Cheddar

 

 

Andouille Sausage Appetizer Bites With Cranberry Cheddar – quick, flavorful and delicious appetizer, perfect for the holidays. Loaded with fall and winter flavors. Great for parties and holiday gatherings. All you need to make it is – Andouille Sausage, Cranberry Cheddar, Cranberry Sauce and appetizer picks. #GreatMidwestCheeses #ad

Andouille Sausage Appetizer Bites With Cranberry Cheddar - mini bites on a plate with wooden skewers, held in hand.

I’m very excited to share this Andouille Sausage Appetizer Bites Recipe with you today. Somehow the year has gone towards its end and, and the most wonderful time of the year is upon us.  It is time to think of my holiday menu.

I like making simple and creative appetizer bites, like these Watermelon Feta Appetizer Bites, Stuffed Cherry Peppers and Cantaloupe Prosciutto Bites.

This season, I’ve decided to spice up my appetizer menu and add these cute and delicious Andouille Sausage Appetizer Bites to it.

These will be a hit on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve. They are so simple to make and go well with a nice cocktail.

You may have had Andouille sausage as main dish or an appetizer, but today I added some super delicious cheese to it, skewered them together and topped with cranberry sauce.

Andouille Sausage Appetizer Bites With Cranberry Cheddar. On a white platter, made with wooden skewers, toothpick, festive, party food.

The result is amazing – the perfect combination of fruity cheddar, tart and sweet cranberries and smoked spicy sausage. All in one bite, on an appetizer pick.

The reason why these Andouille Sausage Appetizer Bites turned out so good is because I used  Cranberry Cheddar Cheese from Great Midwest® Cheeses. This flavor is perfect for the season. I love cranberries!

Their variety of  flavors is impressive! I was super excited to try the Cheddar Cheese With Habanero Peppers And Mango Flavor.

Andouille Sausage Appetizer Bites With Cranberry Cheddar. Appetizer bites skewered with mini wooden picks.

With Great Midwest® flavored Cheddar and Jack Cheeses, you can let these Wisconsin-made, artisan cheeses inspire you to think outside the box.

Hand-crafted in small batches, using only the purest, certified hormone-free milk for a smooth, natural flavor worthy of any dish.

If you are planning on cooking delicious foods, spending time with the family and entertaining this holiday season, you should definitely check Great Midwest® Cheeses out.

Andouille Sausage Appetizer Bites With Cranberry Cheddar

Put a spin on your holiday classic and try all the Great Midwest® flavored Cheddar & Jack Cheeses!

Their cheeses could be used not only for simple appetizers like these Andouille Sausage Appetizer Bites With Cranberry Cheddar.

Use them in cheese platters, on sandwiches, mac and cheese, casseroles or any of your favorite holiday recipes.

Andouille Sausage Appetizer Bites With Cranberry Cheddar.

To prepare this Andouille Sausage Appetizer Bites With Cranberry Cheddar, you need to slice the sausage into 1/2-inch thick slices, then cook in a skillet with some vegetable oil, until both sides are browned. Add a small cube of Great Midwest® Cheese Cranberry Cheddar and top with cranberry sauce (optional, but it completes the unique taste and makes the bites so festive)!

Great Midwest Cheddar Cheese on a cutting board.

I was planning to grill the sausage, but ran out of gas an had to cook if on the stove top. This actually worked very well. It cooked quick and the house smelled amazing!

I do have a cranberry sauce recipe, and used the same sauce for these appetizer bites, but feel free to use your own recipe or skip the cranberry sauce.

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Andouille Sausage Appetizer Bites With Cranberry Cheddar - mini bites on a plate with wooden skewers, held in hand.
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Andouille Sausage Appetizer Bites With Cranberry Cheddar
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

Andouille Sausage Appetizer Bites With Cranberry Cheddar - quick, flavorful and delicious appetizer, perfect for the holidays. Loaded with fall and winter flavors. Great for parties and holiday gatherings. All you need to make it is - Andouille Sausage, Cranberry Cheddar, Cranberry Sauce and appetizer picks.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 24
Calories: 35 kcal
Ingredients
  • 3 links Andouille sausage 9 oz, cut into 1/2 inch slices
  • 4 oz Great Midwest Cranberry Cheddar cheese
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup cranberry sauce
  • 24 appetizer picks
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a skillet. Add sausage and cook for 3-4 minutes per side, until fully cooked and browned. Transfer to a plate, lined with paper towel.

  2. Cut cheese into small cubes.

  3. Skewer a slice of sausage with a cube of cheese. Add some cranberry sauce over the cheese and serve.

Nutrition Facts
Andouille Sausage Appetizer Bites With Cranberry Cheddar
Amount Per Serving
Calories 35 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 31mg 1%
Potassium 4mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 1g 0%
Sugars 1g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 0.9%
Vitamin C 0.1%
Calcium 3.4%
Iron 0.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Andouille Sausage Appetizer Bites With Cranberry Cheddar - quick, flavorful and delicious appetizer, perfect for the holidays. Loaded with fall and winter flavors. Great for parties and holiday gatherings. All you need to make it is - Andouille Sausage, Cranberry Cheddar, Cranberry Sauce and appetizer picks.