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Surprise Sausage Sticks

  Sausage links 16
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Yeast 1 Tablespoon
  Self rising flour 2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs)
  Sharp cheddar cheese 1⁄2 Pound
  Melted butter 1 Tablespoon

Cook sausages until lightly browned; set aside.
Scald milk; add shortening, sugar and 1/4 cup cold water, mixing well.
Cool to lukewarm.
Dissolve yeast in 1/4 cup warm water; add to lukewarm milk mixture, mixing well.
Add flour gracuaMy, about 1/2 cup at a time; mix well to form dough.
Turn out onto lightly floured board.
Knead for 3 minutes or until smooth.
Place in greased bowl; cover with towel.
Let rise in warm place for 30 minutes or until doubled in bulk.
Punch dough down; turn out on lightly floured board.
Knead for 3 minutes.
Roll dough into 16-inch square.
Cut into sixteen 4-inch squares.
Place sausage in center of each square.
Cut cheese into 32 strips, 3 1/2x1/4 inches wide.
Add two strips of cheese, 1 on each side of sausage.
Fold dough over sausage and cheese; press edges together.
Place, seam sides down, 1 inch apart on greased baking sheet.
Cover lightly; let rise for 20 minutes.
Bake in 425-degree oven for 12 minutes.
Brush with melted butter; serve hot.

Recipe Summary

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 378 Calories from Fat 230

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g40.3%

Saturated Fat 9.7 g48.6%

Trans Fat 0.6 g

Cholesterol 65.2 mg21.7%

Sodium 797.3 mg33.2%

Total Carbohydrates 19 g6.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.79 g3.1%

Sugars 3.2 g

Protein 16 g31.8%

Vitamin A 4.6% Vitamin C 0.77%

Calcium 15.7% Iron 8.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Surprise Sausage Sticks Recipe