Savory Mini Cheese Balls

Party sized and easy to make, these mini cheese balls are a must have holiday party snack!
PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese Savory Mini Cheese Balls

Party sized and easy to make, these mini cheese balls are a must have holiday party snack!

12
Servings
42
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2  package PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
  • 2  Tablespoons  toasted sesame seeds
  • 1  Teaspoon  poppy seeds
  • cloves garlic, minced, divided
  • 1/4  Cup  finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 2  Teaspoons  chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 1  Teaspoon  finely chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1/4  Cup  finely chopped dried cranberries
  • 2  Tablespoons  finely chopped PLANTERS Pecans

Directions

Cut cream cheese into 6 2-oz. pieces; roll each into ball.

Combine sesame seeds, poppy seeds and half the garlic in small bowl. Mix herbs and remaining garlic in separate small bowl. Combine cranberries and nuts in third bowl.

Roll 2 cheese balls in the sesame seed mixture, 2 cheese balls in the herb mixture and the remaining 2 cheese balls in the nut mixture.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
2g
3%
Sugar
3g
3%
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Carbohydrate, by difference
5g
4%
Protein
2g
4%
Vitamin A, RAE
20µg
3%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
7mg
9%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
69µg
77%
Calcium, Ca
36mg
4%
Choline, total
4mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
13µg
3%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
15mg
5%
Phosphorus, P
30mg
4%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
66mg
4%
Water
6g
0%

Cheese Ball Shopping Tip

If a piece of cheese smells strongly of ammonia, don't buy it. This is typically a sign of spoilage.

Cheese Ball Cooking Tip

Allow cheese to come to room temperature before serving. This will accentuate the flavors and aromas.