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Pork Rind Sauerkraut Balls

These Pork Rind Sauerkraut Balls are a unique and delicious appetizer that will makes a bold impression with your party guests. Sauerkraut surprise on the inside, and a flavorful pork rind crunch on the outside.


  • 3 cups Southern Recipe Small Batch Sea Salt and Cracked Black Pepper Pork Rinds, finely crushed

  • 14 oz. can Sauerkraut

  • 8 oz. Cream cheese

  • Your favorite mustard for dipping (optional)


  1. Remove cream cheese and sauerkraut from refrigerator and allow them to reach room temperature.

  2. Drain sauerkraut well. In a large bowl, combine 1/2 cup of crushed pork rinds, cream cheese and sauerkraut and mix well.

  3. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 4 hours.

  4. Preheat the oven to 350°F.

  5. Form small balls from the cooled mixture with your hands and roll in the remaining crushed pork rinds.

  6. Place on a greased baking sheet with at least 2 inches between balls.

  7. Bake for 25 minutes or until golden brown.


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