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
Prep Time: 25 mins
Bake Time: 20 mins
Cooking Level: Easy
Yield: 36 sausage star bites
Special EquipmentStar-shaped cookie cutter (small)
Main Ingredients1 lb sausage links
1 puff pastry, thawed
1 tbsp milk or water
Dijon Mustard Sauce Ingredients1/2 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
2 tbsp prepared yellow mustard
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
2 tbsp honey
1/2 tbsp lemon juice
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Cut the sausage links into 36 half-inch slices.
Brown the meat on both sides over medium high heat.
Place sausage slices on cookie sheets, spaced 2-inches apart.
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.
Place pastry stars on top of the sausage bites and secure with a toothpick.
Bake for 18-20 minutes, until pastries are golden brown.
Dijon Mustard Dipping Sauce
Mix all Dijon Mustard Sauce ingredients into a serving bowl, stirring until color is even.
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