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
34
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 package PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
  • 2 Tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 Teaspoon poppy seeds
  • 2 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
1g
1%
Sugar
3g
3%
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Carbohydrate, by difference
5g
4%
Protein
1g
2%
Vitamin A, RAE
20µg
3%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
7mg
9%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
69µg
77%
Calcium, Ca
36mg
4%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
10µg
3%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
14mg
4%
Phosphorus, P
25mg
4%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
35mg
2%
Water
7g
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.