Reach for the stars with this patriotic spinoff of an all-time favorite hors d'euvre!

Pillowy star puffs skewered to savory sausage bites are a definite crowd pleaser that will disappear faster than you can say "More, please!" Guaranteed.

Star-Spangled Sausage Bites

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Star-Spangled Sausage Bites

Prep Time: 25 mins
Bake Time: 20 mins
Cooking Level: Easy
Yield: 36 sausage star bites


Star-Spangled Sausage Bites Ingredients

Special Equipment

      Star-shaped cookie cutter (small)

Main Ingredients

      1 lb sausage links
      1 puff pastry, thawed
      Egg wash
          1 egg
          1 tbsp milk or water

Dijon Mustard Sauce Ingredients

      1/2 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
      2 tbsp prepared yellow mustard
      1 tbsp Dijon mustard
      2 tbsp honey
      1/2 tbsp lemon juice

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Star-Spangled Sausage Bite Cuts

      Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
      Cut the sausage links into 36 half-inch slices.
Star-Spangled Sausage Bite Cook

      Brown the meat on both sides over medium high heat.
Star-Spangled Sausage Bites Cookie Sheet

      Place sausage slices on cookie sheets, spaced 2-inches apart.
Star-Spangled Sausage Bites Cut Pastry

      Break egg into small dish and whisk with milk or water until frothy to make egg wash.
      Lay out thawed pastry and brush surface with egg wash.
      Cut out 36 stars with a small star cookie cutter.
Star-Spangled Sausage Bites Pastry Stars

      Place pastry stars on top of the sausage bites and secure with a toothpick.
Star-Spangled Sausage Bites Bake

      Bake for 18-20 minutes, until pastries are golden brown.

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Dijon Mustard Dipping Sauce

Dijon Mustard Dipping Sauce

      Mix all Dijon Mustard Sauce ingredients into a serving bowl, stirring until color is even.

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Star-Spangled Sausage Bites Platter

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