Cheerios are bright-red cocktail-sized saveloys that are a popular item on children’s parties in both Australia and New Zealand.

Beef trimmings300 g0.66 lb
Pork trimmings300 g0.66 lb
Pork back fat or fat trimmings200 g0.44 lb
Farina100 g0.22 lb
Water100 g100 ml
Ingredients per 1000g (1 kg) of meat
Salt15 g2-1/2 tsp
White pepper6.0 g3 tsp
Paprika, sweet2.0 g1 tsp
Ginger0.5 g1/4 tsp
Sage1.0 g1/2 tsp
Cinnamon0.3 g1/8 tsp
Starch15 g2 tsp
Liquid smoke1/2 tsp1/2 tsp
  1. Grind meats and fat with 1/8” (3 mm) plate.
  2. Mix with all other ingredients.
  3. Stuff into 24-26 mm sheep casings.
  4. Add to the water a food approved red coloring and cook in water at 80° C (176° F) for 25 minutes.
  5. Cool and refrigerate.

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