Garlic, Cheese and Sausage Bites

by Melissa on January 4, 2009


I made these around Christmas time when we had a family gathering, and oh boy are they delicious! They were definitely the most popular item of the night! If you like garlic, you will really enjoy these.


Garlic, Sausage and Cheese Bites

  • 1 8oz block of cream cheese, softened
  • 1 pound bulk breakfast sausage
  • 1 head of garlic, plus 1 additional clove
  • Red pepper flakes (optional, if you want a bit of spice)
  • Won Ton Wrappers, or egg roll wrappers cut into fourths
  • Non-stick cooking spray

Preheat the oven to 375. Cut the top off the head of garlic and place it on a baking sheet covered with foil and pour olive oil over it. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until golden brown and cloves are soft & mushy.

Meanwhile, crumble sausage in a large skillet. Cook over medium heat until browned. Finely chop additional clove of garlic, and add to the sausage. Cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. In a large bowl combine the  sausage and garlic, cream cheese, roasted garlic, and a pinch of red pepper flakes. Beat the mixture with a hand mixer until well combined.

Spray a mini-muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray. Add a won ton wrapper one cup of the muffin tray and fill with about 1 to 1 1/2 Tbsp of the garlic cheese mix. Moisten the edges of the won ton wrapper with water and pinch the won ton wrapper together to seal, then spray with non-stick cooking spray, repeat until the whole tin is full of lil’ garlic bites!

Bake at 375 for 12-15 minutes or until they are golden brown and gorgeous!

Adapted from Our Sweet Life.

I missed Snack Food Sunday last week, but Nina over at Spice N’ It Up didn’t! She made these cheese and crackers with a delicious looking raspberry chipotle sauce. Then this week she made a delicious and healthy hummus!

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{ 8 comments… read them below or add one }

Kristina January 5, 2009 at 12:10 am

These look so tasty.


Melissa January 5, 2009 at 8:19 am

I think I’ll just start coming to your house every Sunday. I am loving all of these recipes – I think I’ve starred them all. So again, these look fantastic!


snooky doodle January 5, 2009 at 9:41 am

these sound delicious and look cute too ! ideal when entertaining :)


Laura January 5, 2009 at 3:18 pm

Yum! That sounds good! Can’t wait to try them.


Kate January 5, 2009 at 4:36 pm

I’m with Melissa. Please save a place for me next Sunday also.


joelen January 6, 2009 at 10:03 am

What a great twist on the usual crab rangoon!


colleen January 6, 2009 at 2:24 pm

I just made these a little while ago – I love them! And I think i have the same plates as you! lol


Bridget January 7, 2009 at 12:01 pm

My mouth is watering!!!


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