Sausage Bites

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My Grandma Martha's friend Joan is responsible for this luscious recipe. The bourbon aroma and flavor will immediately get the attention of the men at your table.

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  • 6 - 8 ServingsServings


  • 2 pound sausage or hot dogs, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup bourbon
  • 1/2 bag (10-ounce) frozen chopped onions or 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup water


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Place meat in a 9 x 13-inch pan with ketchup, brown sugar, bourbon, onions and water. Mix well to coat.
3. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 40 minutes. Serve with a toothpick in each piece.

Create a great hors d'oeuvre platter by pairing Sausage Bites with Cocktail Meatballs.