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Jimmy Dean® Brand Brings Sizzle to the Holiday Season with Sausage-Themed Gifts 

Jimmy Dean Recipe Gift Exchange returns, inviting fans to share a recipe in exchange for holiday merchandise.

SPRINGDALE, Ark. – November 17, 2020 – Holiday get-togethers will undoubtedly look different this year, with 74 percent of Americans planning to gather in smaller groups or go completely remote1 and 72 percent turning to cooking and food as a way to feel connected with their loved ones2.
Regardless of how the holidays are celebrated this year, Jimmy Dean® brand is helping people continue to rejoice and get in the festive spirit with the return of its annual Jimmy Dean Recipe Gift Exchange. 
Entering its third year, the Recipe Gift Exchange once again invites fans to make their favorite holiday recipe using Jimmy Dean premium pork sausage, take a photo of the finished dish and submit it in exchange for one of six sausage-themed gifts. 
“We know people will turn to their traditional, favorite recipes and dishes to ring in the holiday season with friends and family, whether celebrating together or apart,” said Scott Glenn, senior director of marketing, Jimmy Dean brand. “We’re honored that our sausage is a holiday staple for many and are excited for the opportunity to bring a little joy to our fans with the return of the Recipe Gift Exchange and unique sausage-themed gifts.”
This year’s items available through the Recipe Gift Exchange are sure to delight and feature some previous fan-favorites:

  • Sausage-Scented Wrapping Paper: The sought-after sausage-scented wrapping paper is back to turn any gift into a delicious one. Whether it’s used to wrap gifts or to tease the family dog, this wrapping paper’s scrumptious scent will fill anyone’s head with delectable daydreams.
  • Jigsausage Puzzle: Gather your loved ones around for the tastiest-lookin’ puzzle in town. Featuring a delicious close-up of Jimmy Dean signature-seasoned sausage, there’s no better way to spend the colder months indoors than drooling over every puzzle piece.
  • SausageBuds: These golden earbuds will make any at-home meeting, study session or workout quite savory. Featuring stems shaped just like the delicious fresh roll sausage, each pair of our SausageBuds comes nestled in their own sleek charging case.
  • Sausage-Mint Bark: Jimmy Dean adds joy with a new take on the classic peppermint bark. Delicious sausage candy sits atop this white chocolate peppermint bark with a dark chocolate base. And it all comes in a collectible tin.
  • Sausage Patty Sled: Heads are sure to turn with the inflatable sled that’s not only shaped like a Jimmy Dean® sausage patty, but also looks like one. This one-of-a-kind sled will have everyone wishing for a snow day. 
  • Glass Sausage Ornament: The Jimmy Dean signature-seasoned sausage roll brightens any bough as a shiny, mouth-blown glass ornament. The signature ornament can help make the holidays a little bit brighter.

Jimmy Dean Recipe Gift Exchange submissions will be accepted through December 11, 2020, or while supplies last. 
For holiday recipe inspiration, visit and follow @JimmyDean on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

1How COVID-19 is Changing the Holiday Shopping Season, per Morning Consult – September 10, 2020
2Sensodyne Bite Out of Life Survey, per OnePoll – July 29, 2020
3Share of Breakfast Sausage and Frozen Protein Breakfast Categories, number one in Dollar Sales and Volume Sales data per Nielsen xAOC L52W – w/e August 8, 2020

About Jimmy Dean® Brand

The Jimmy Dean brand is America's favorite protein breakfast brand3. For over 50 years, Jimmy Dean has ensured quality in every plate, providing warm, satisfying breakfast options the whole family can enjoy. Jimmy Dean Fresh Roll Sausage, Links & Patties, Fully Cooked Sausage Links, Crumbles, Jimmy Dean Simple Scrambles®, Skillets, Jimmy Dean Delights®, Breakfast Bowls, Bacon, Stuffed Hash Browns, Protein Sandwiches, and Pancakes & Sausage on a Stick boast full flavors and top-quality ingredients guaranteed to make any meal the best. For more information on Jimmy Dean brand, including product offerings and delicious recipe ideas, visit  

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