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Christmas Sausage Rolls – Easy Festive Sausage Rolls

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You’ll LOVE these super easy Christmas Sausage Rolls! Stuffed to bursting with sausage meat, stuffing and cranberry sauce. Totally delicious!

Well it quite simply wouldn’t be Christmas without a platter of sausage rolls now would it?

Our easy homemade festive sausage rolls are perfect with drinks, alongside a Christmas buffet or just as a simple warming lunch, maybe with a cup of homemade soup on the side.

Christmas Sausage Rolls Recipe

Makes – 8

Prep Time – 15 minutes 

Cook Time – 30 minutes

Total Time – 45 minutes

homemade Christmas sausage rolls with stuffing and cranberry sauce, served on a slate platter, decorated with fresh rosemary sprigs. Served alongside pot of cranberry sauce.

Christmas Sausage Rolls Ingredients

You’ll just LOVE how easy these festive sausage rolls are to make – you only need five ingredients!

Christmas sausage roll recipe UK ingredients - Jus-Rol puff pastry, packet of sausage meat, packet of Paxo stuffing and a jar of cranberry sauce
  • Jus-Rol Puff Pastry Ready Rolled Sheet (320g)
  • 350g sausage meat – we use pork sausages
  • 100g sage and onion stuffing – to make 100g use around 50g of dried Paxo stuffing mix
  • 100g cranberry sauce
  • 1 egg – for the egg wash

Equipment Needed

You’ll just need some basic cooking equipment to make our Christmas sausage rolls recipe.

  • Baking tray or baking sheet
  • Sharp knife
  • 2 Spoons
  • Measuring jug
  • Small bowl
  • Fork
  • Cooling rack

How To Make Christmas Sausage Rolls

Honestly, it’s totally faff free and super easy to make these festive sausage rolls and they taste so good! Just remember to get the pastry out of the fridge around 20 minutes before you start making them.

Step One – Preheat the oven

  • Preheat the oven to 200C / 400F / Gas Mark 6 / 180C Fan

Step Two – Make the stuffing

  • Use around 50g of the dried Paxo stuffing mix and blend into a spreadable paste using boiling water from the kettle. Once mixed set aside to cool a little. You don’t need to cook it as it will cook in the sausage roll.

Step Three – Make the Christmas sausage rolls

When it comes to how to make sausage roll – it couldn’t be easier! Especially when using ready rolled pastry!

  • Unroll the pastry sheet and lay on to the kitchen worktop. You may find it easier to sprinkle a fine dusting of flour on the surface first.
  • Then spread the stuffing mixture in a line down the centre of the puff pastry sheet.
  • Next add the pork sausage meat in a line on top of the stuffing.
  • Then top with spoonfuls of cranberry sauce dotted along the top of the sausage meat.
  • Next, brush the pastry on either side of the filling with beaten egg.
  • Then wrap the pastry around the filling to create one big long sausage roll and seal the edges of the pastry tougher. Brush the top of the pastry with beaten egg.
  • Cut the sausage roll into eight equal pieces, add little indents on to the tops and place onto a baking tray.

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Step Four – Bake the pork and cranberry sausage rolls

  • Cook the Christmas sausage rolls in the oven for around 30 minutes or until the sausage meat is thoroughly cooked throughout and the pastry risen and golden.
  • Once cooked remove from the baking tray using a fish slice and leave to cool on a cooling rack.

Step Five – Serve – What to serve with sausage rolls

You can serve this delicious Christmas party food favourite alongside a little pot of cranberry sauce or mustard.

A sausage roll platter is also great served as part of a Christmas buffet alongside sandwiches, pork pies, pizza slices and different salads. Or serve with a great cheeseboard.

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Christmas Sausage Rolls Variations

Need some sausage roll filling ideas?

  • Go vegetarian – skip the meat and use vegetarian sausage meat recipe or stuff with a tasty mix or mushrooms and chestnuts which will still work well with stuffing and cranberry sauce. Or try our vegetarian cheese and onion rolls here. You could also make a vegan version stuffed with canned chestnuts and cranberry sauce.
  • Use shortcrust pastry – if you’re wondering what pastry for sausage rolls, it’s all down to personal preference. Now we love puff pastry sausage rolls, but you can also make this recipe with shortcrust and even the gluten free puff pastry – now the pastry doesn’t rise the same as regular puff pastry but they do taste great!
  • Add some toppings – once you’ve added the egg wash, you can sprinkle on some extras – try sesame seeds, poppy seeds or just some dried thyme or cracked black pepper or sprinkling of sea salt or even garlic powder.
  • Make gluten free sausage rolls – make sure you use gluten-free puff pastry, and double check all other ingredients used are gluten free too. We’ve made these a few times with gluten free pastry and although not quite the same and big and puffy as the regular puff pastry they’re still delicious!

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Christmas Sausage Rolls Recipe Tips!

Can I make sausage rolls ahead of time?

Sure you can! You can make these little festive sausage rolls and then cool, and store in an air tight container in the fridge – they’ll be good for up to 48 hours (as long as the sausage meat is within it’s use-by date)

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homemade Christmas sausage rolls with stuffing and cranberry sauce, served on a slate platter, decorated with fresh rosemary sprigs. Served alongside pot of cranberry sauce.

Christmas Sausage Rolls

Yield: Makes 8
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Super easy festive sausage roll recipe - sausage rolls with cranberry and stuffing.

Ingredients

  • 320g puff pastry sheet - ready rolled
  • 350g pork sausage meat
  • 100g sage and onion stuffing
  • 100g cranberry sauce
  • 1 egg - beaten

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 200C / 400F / Gas Mark 6 / 180C Fan
  2. Make the stuffing - Use around 50g of the dried Paxo stuffing mix and blend into a spreadable paste using boiling water from the kettle. Once mixed set aside to cool a little. You don’t need to cook it as it will cook in the sausage roll.
  3. Unroll the pastry sheet and lay on to the kitchen worktop. You may find it easier to sprinkle a fine dusting of flour on the surface first.
  4. Then spread the stuffing mixture in a line down the centre of the puff pastry sheet.
  5. Next add the sausage meat in a line on top of the stuffing.
  6. Then top with spoonfuls of cranberry sauce dotted along the top of the sausage meat.
  7. Next brush the pastry on either side of the filling with beaten egg.
  8. Then wrap the pastry around the filling to create one big long sausage roll. Brush the top of the pastry with beaten egg.
  9. Cut the sausage roll into eight equal pieces, add little indents on to the tops and place onto a baking tray.
  10. Cook the Christmas sausage rolls in the oven for around 30 minutes or until the sausage meat is thoroughly cooked throughout and the pastry risen and golden.
  11. Once cooked remove from the baking tray using a fish slice and leave to cool on a cooling rack.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 478Total Fat: 32gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 22gCholesterol: 74mgSodium: 495mgCarbohydrates: 33gFiber: 6gSugar: 6gProtein: 17g

Nutritional content will vary depending on the exact ingredients you use and how careful you are with measuring - this nutritional information is given as a general guide only and may not be accurate - you should always calculate your own nutritional information especially if you have specific dietary requirements.

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