Spicy Chipotle Barbecue Sausage Bites

Spicy Chipotle Barbecue Sausage Bites Recipe
Coat cocktail-sized smoked sausages with a homemade glaze featuring barbecue sauce, cherry preserves, chipotle peppers, and adobo sauce for an easy party appetizer that's sure to be gobbled up in no time.

Worthy of a special occasion


Makes 12 to 14 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 20 Minutes


1 (28-oz.) bottle barbecue sauce
1 (18-oz.) jar cherry preserves
3 chopped canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon adobo sauce from can
2 (16-oz.) packages cocktail-size smoked sausages


1. Whisk together barbecue sauce, cherry preserves, and next 3 ingredients in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat; bring to a boil. Add smoked sausages, and return to a boil. Reduce heat to medium, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 15 minutes.

Note: To serve, keep warm in a slow cooker on LOW, if desired. Serve with miniature rolls, if desired.


February 2007
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