Maple and Beer Glazed Lit’l Smokies® Smoked Sausage

Get your cauldron ready for these sweet and rich smoked sausage bites with Hillshire Farm Lit'l Smokies® Smoked Sausage.

Serves: 40Prep: 15 minutesCook: 10 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 40


  • 1 bottle stout beer
  • 1⁄2 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1⁄4 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 package (14 oz.) Hillshire Farm® Lit’l Smokies® Smoked Sausages
  • Sliced cheese, for serving
  • Crackers, for serving


  • In a large skillet, combine the beer, syrup, honey, cornstarch, cinnamon and black pepper and bring to a boil, stirring frequently; reduce heat and simmer 15 - 17 minutes, stirring frequently, until reduced by half.
  • Add smoked sausages and continue cooking for 10 minutes. Use a slotted spoon to remove smoked sausages from the skillet and place into a serving dish, drizzle with sauce.
  • Serve with cheese and crackers.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.