Sauerkraut Balls


"Deep fried sauerkraut balls. May be frozen and reheated at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for about 15 minutes."


8 m servings 93 cals
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Original recipe yields 15 servings



  • Calories:
  • 93 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 6.1 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 2.2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 30 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 259 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Sift together baking powder, flour, salt, and mace.
  2. In a medium-size mixing bowl, combine eggs, milk, and melted butter or margarine. Stir the flour mixture into the egg mixture until smooth. Fold sauerkraut into the dough.
  3. Heat 4 tablespoons of vegetable oil in a large skillet. Drop the sauerkraut dough by teaspoonful into the hot oil; fry until the balls are browned on all sides, approximately 2 or 3 minutes.
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  1. 19 Ratings


I hate tinkering w/ something already so good but for my personal taste, I added: crumbled 3 pieces of crisp bacon, 1/2 tsp. of garlic powder, 1/2 tsp. of onion powder, and 1/2 tsp. mustard pow...

We don't eat pork but like sauerkraut. This was a surprisingly good dish. Will make as a side dish, as an appetizer, and as a snack. Left out the mace (didn't have)but was excellent without. ...

These were absolutely delicious! I cooked them in a deep fryer, and they came out so fluffly and tender, with the great taste of saurkraut. This recipe is easy, and would make a fast and easy ...

We made these for our holiday party and they turned out great. Big hit with everyone. Just drop them by teaspoonfuls into the deep fryer for about 4-5 minutes and they come out perfect. We use t...

I made these for our Christmas Eve party and they were a big hit. I served them with a creamy horseradish sauce which complimented the flavor wonderfully.

These were just ok for us. I love sauerkraut but after this recipe realize that it is better on a Reuben or a brat.

Absolutely delicious! We had a German night with guests and this is what we served as appetizers. Easy to prepare ahead of time and easy to serve as well. Everyone loved them! GREAT recipe!

my husband hates sauerkraut and he loved these! they were great!

Very good. Family loved them, or at least those that tried them!