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Surprise Sausage Bundles

Yields16 ServingsPrep Time45 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time1 hr 5 mins

Surprise Sausage Bundles Recipe by Taste of Home

 6 Bacon Strips
 1 cup Onion
 1 Can Sauerkraut
 ½ lb Smoked Kielbasa or Polish Sausage
 2 tbsp Brown Sugar
 ½ tsp Garlic Salt
 ¼ tsp Caraway Seeds
  tsp Pepper
 1 Package Hot Roll Mix
 2 Large Eggs
 1 cup Warm Water
 2 tbsp Butter
 Poppy Seeds

In a large skillet, cook bacon until crisp; remove to paper towels. Reserve 2 tablespoons drippings. Saute onion in drippings until tender. Stir in the sauerkraut, sausage, brown sugar, garlic salt, caraway and pepper. Cook and stir for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat; add bacon. Set aside to cool.


In a large bowl, combine contents of the roll mix and its yeast packet. Stir in one egg, water and butter to form a soft dough. Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes. Cover dough with a large bowl; let stand for 5 minutes.


Divide dough into 16 pieces. On a floured surface, roll out each piece into a 4-in. circle. Top each with 1/4 cup filling. Fold dough around filling, forming a ball; pinch edges to seal. Place seam side down on greased baking sheets. Cover loosely with plastic wrap that has been coated with cooking spray. Let rise in a warm place for 15 minutes.


Beat remaining egg; brush over bundles. Sprinkle with poppy seeds. Bake at 350° for 16-17 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

Freeze option: Freeze cooled bundles in a freezer container, separating layers with waxed paper. To use, reheat bundles on a greased baking sheet in a preheated 325° oven until heated through.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Servings 0

Amount Per Serving
Calories 233
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g19%

Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 46mg16%
Sodium 671mg28%
Total Carbohydrate 24g8%

Dietary Fiber 2g8%
Sugars 5g
Protein 7g15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.