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Holiday Cheese Truffles

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24 servings, 2 truffles and 5 crackers each

They may look as cute as holiday chocolates, but these mini cheese balls are made for those of us who love a little cayenne and sharp Cheddar on our party plate.

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  • Beat first 4 ingredients with mixer until blended. Divide in half. Add peppers to half, and onions to remaining half; mix each until blended.
  • Refrigerate several hours or until chilled.
  • Shape each mixture into 24 (1-inch balls); roll in nuts. Serve with crackers.

Size Wise

Enjoy a single serving of these portion-controlled holiday treats.

Special Extra

Try these other coatings for these tasty truffles -- sesame seed, chopped fresh parsley, paprika and your favorite KRAFT Shredded Cheese.


Prepare as directed, using one of the following options: Festive Wreath: Alternately arrange different flavored truffles in a large circle on platter to resemble a holiday wreath. Create a decorative bow out of green onion strips; use to garnish wreath. Cheese Logs: Roll each half into 6-inch log, then roll in desired coatings.


  • 24 servings, 2 truffles and 5 crackers each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 24 servings, 2 truffles and 5 crackers each
Calories 230
% Daily Value
Total fat 18g
Saturated fat 7g
Cholesterol 35mg
Sodium 280mg
Carbohydrate 11g
Dietary fiber 1g
Sugars 2g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 8 %DV
Vitamin C 2 %DV
Calcium 10 %DV
Iron 4 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • MarilynPa |

    I haven't made these yet but I was reading some of the reviews. I think the issue some people are having with it is that they think they are supposed to eat the whole ball at once. What you are actually supposed to do is take ball and eat it a bit at a time with crackers.

  • naugaroo |

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