Cheesy Sausage Wonton Cups

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Cheesy Sausage Wonton Cups – Baked crispy wonton cups filled with a cheesy sausage mixture and baked until bubbly and hot.  Great for any party, get together, or just because!

Appetizers just might be my favorite food group.  Well I guess it would be behind chocolate. But there is just something about appetizers that I love.  It often times involves chips, melty cheese, and all kinds of other deliciousness. Taco Dip is pretty much a weekend staple in our house.

Sometimes you want something a little more filling for an appetizer, like Buffalo Chicken Sliders, and that is where these wonton cups come in.  These are cheesy, gooey, spicy, and great for a quick bite. If you are throwing a game day party these would be a huge hit. 

A close up of food sausage and cheese baked wontons

 

These sausage wonton cups are filled with ranch dressing, 2 kinds of cheese, black olives, jalapenos and sausage!  Talk about all kinds of goodness in one bite!  They are super easy to make, and you can make most of it ahead of time and then just bake when it is time to eat. 

What’s In Cheesy Sausage Wonton Cups

  • Breakfast Sausage
  • Cheddar Cheese
  • Monterey Jack Cheese
  • Ranch Dressing
  • Black Olives
  • Fresno Pepper (or jalapeno)
  • Wonton Wrappers

Homemade Ranch Dressing will make them even better! So if you have some on hand, now is the time to use it.

A close up baked wonton cups with sausage and cheese

How To Make Cheesy Sausage Wonton Cups

  1. Start by making your wonton cups. Spray a mini muffin tin well with non-stick spray and then gently press a wrapper into each spot, to make little cups. Once the muffin tin is full, spray the wrappers with non-stick spray and then bake for about 5 minutes until they start to turn golden brown and get crispy. You can do this step the day before, just cover with plastic wrap once they are cool, until the next day when you are ready to fill them.
  2. Next you prepare the filling. Just mix everything together until it is well combined.
  3. Fill each of the wonton cups will filling and then bake for 5-10 minutes until everything is hot and bubbly.

l like to remove the wonton cups from the muffin tin to fill them and then bake on a separate baking sheet. I find they are easier to get out of the muffin tin this way and stay in one piece better.

baked wonton cups with sausage and cheese on a plate

Tips for Making Wonton Cups

  • A mini muffin tin works great, they are the right size to press in and get a cup for filling
  • Be very gentle when pressing them in, they tear very easily.  
  • Try to get the wonton wrappers to have a flat bottom when you press them in.  This can be hard to do, but your little cups will stand up afterwards, so it is worth the effort to try to make it happen. 
  • Bake them until they are golden brown.  Keep an  eye on them, because they can go from golden brown to burnt very quickly.  
  • You can make these the day ahead of time and just store in an air tight container until they are ready to fill. 

So if you are looking for a fun new appetizer, these wonton cups are a great choice.  They always disappear and you can even mix up the filling a little bit for those picky eaters. If you don’t like black olives, leave them out. If you like it spicy, add more peppers.

And if you want a dip for your next party, this Bacon Cheeseburger Dip is a huge hit.  It is one of the more popular recipes on this site, and it goes crazy on Pinterest when I share it there. Be the hero at your next party!

cheesy sausage wonton cups close up on white plate

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Cheesy Sausage Wonton Cups - Baked crispy wonton cups filled with a cheesy sausage mixture and baked until bubbly and hot. Great for any party, get together, or just because!
4.54 from 43 votes

Cheesy Sausage Wonton Cups

By Erin
Cheesy Sausage Wonton Cups – Baked crispy wonton cups filled with a cheesy sausage mixture and baked until bubbly and hot. Great for any party, get together, or just because!
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes
Servings: 36

Ingredients 

  • 1 pound breakfast sausage, cooked, crumbled and drained
  • 1 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, grated
  • 1 1/2 cup Monterey jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup ranch dressing
  • 1 can black olives, finely chopped
  • 1 red pepper, (fresno), finely chopped
  • 1 package Wonton wrappers

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine all of the ingredients, expect the wonton wrappers, mixing until well combined.
  • Spray a mini muffin pan with non stick spray. Press 1 wonton wrapper in each, keeping the wrapper open. Be careful not to tear them. Spray the wrappers with non-stick spray. Place in over and bake for about 5 minutes, until lightly browned.
  • Remove wrappers from muffin tins. Fill with sausage mixture. Place on baking sheet and bake for 5-10 minute until bubbly.

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Notes

These can be made ahead – cook the wonton cups and just fill and bake when ready to serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 108kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 224mg | Sugar: 1g

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Author: Erin
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Appetizer Recipes
Cuisine: American
Servings: 36
Calories: 108
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25 Comments

  1. These are SO perfect for the superbowl! I am struggling because the Chiefs are my team and I am so sad they didnt make it. BUT, I’m always in for the party food!

  2. My family has been making these for years. They are so delicious. I never spray the wrappers with cooking spray and they turn out great. Every time I make them and new people are going to try them, I have extra recipes printed as everyone always wants the recipe. It really is a great appetizer. Also, at Christmas I use a combination of red and green pepper and omit the black olives.