Well now that football season is in full swing, so our my Sunday afternoon appetizers. We love having something to snack on while we watch the game. This week I selected a recipe out of Gooseberry Patch's new "Slow Cooker Christmas Favorites" Cookbook for a Mapley Smoked Sausage Appetizer.
I loved that this recipe called for both pineapple and maple syrup and these two ingredients really enhanced the smokey flavor of the sausages. I served them on toothpicks and they were quite the hit for a game time snack.
15.25 oz can pineapple tidbits, drained and juice reserved
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/2 cup vinegar
1/3 cup water
4 tsp. cornstarch
14 oz. pkg. mini smoked sausages
1. In a bowl, blend reserved pineapple juice, maple syrup, vinegar and water.
2. Stir in cornstarch
3. Pour into a slow cooker.
4. Add Pineapple and sausages; stir gently.
5. Cover and cook on low setting for 4 to 6 hours.