This easy four ingredient recipe for the best Crock Pot Buffalo Cheesy Sausage Balls are the perfect party appetizer for Super Bowl, holidays, tailgate food or anytime! They’re also gluten free and low carb!
There’s nothing I love more than a great slow cooker recipe with buffalo sauce!
Whether it’s Crock Pot Buffalo Mac and Cheese for dinner, Buffalo Cheeseburger Dip for a party or these Buffalo Cheesy Sausage Balls for game day, I can’t get enough slow cooker buffalo cheesy goodness!
How To Make Sausage Balls with Cream Cheese
To make this easy, cheesy sausage ball recipe, combine pork sausage with cream cheese and cheddar cheese. Form into balls and sear in a skillet on the stove or in the oven. Add them to a slow cooker and cover in buffalo sauce. Slow cook on low for 3-4 hours or on high for 1-2 hours.
Seriously, it’s that easy! Check out this video to learn how to make them in under 60 seconds!
How to keep sausage balls warm:
The great thing about this recipe is that it’s made in a slow cooker, so you can just turn the slow cooker over to the warm function after they’ve cooked completely to keep them warm for a party or game day.
This Portable Crock Pot is the one I use to make these sausage balls to take to parties or tailgates. I love the locking lid feature and the fact that it comes in a pretty red color!
Can sausage balls be made the night before?
Absolutely! You can mix all of the ingredients together, form the balls and sear them on the stove, or in the oven, the night before, then add them to the slow cooker with the buffalo sauce the next day.
Can sausage balls be reheated?
Yes. If you want to reheat them quickly, they can be reheated in the microwave, or you can add them back to the slow cooker on low to reheat them.
For more great buffalo sauce game day recipes, check out these 5 favorites!
- Pickle Chips with Buffalo Sauce
- Buffalo Frito Chili Pie
- Cheesy Garlic Knots with Buffalo Sauce
- Buffalo Chicken Taco Ring
- Buffalo Cheese Ball
Buffalo Cheesy Sausage Balls
This easy four ingredient recipe for the best Crock Pot Buffalo Cheesy Sausage Balls with cream cheese are the perfect party appetizer for Super Bowl, holidays, tailgate food or anytime! They’re also gluten free and low carb!
- 2 lbs pork sausage
- 8 oz cream cheese softened
- 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
- 12 oz buffalo sauce
- Combine the sausage, cream cheese and cheddar cheese in a large bowl.
- Form into 18-20 balls.
Place a large pot or dutch oven on the stove over medium heat.
Add the sausage balls and sear on each side for 1-2 minutes or until lightly browned.
Once all of the balls are cooked through, transfer them to a slow cooker, then pour the buffalo sauce over the sausage balls.
Slow cook on low 3-4 hours, or on high 1-2 hours.
Instead of searing the balls in a pot on the stove, you can also sear them in the oven. Preheat oven to 375°F, place the sausage balls on a foil lined cookie sheet and into the oven for 15 minutes before adding them to the slow cooker.