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Holiday Cheese Truffles
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Holiday Cheese Truffles

4 Hr(s) 15 Min(s)
15 Min(s) Prep
4 Hr(s) Cook
Put a little cayenne and sharp cheddar on your party platter with Holiday Cheese Truffles! These tasty cheese truffles make great holiday appetizers.
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24 servings
Original recipe yields 24 servings
2 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1 pkg. (8 oz.) KRAFT Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
1 tsp. garlic powder
dash ground red pepper (cayenne)
1/4 cup chopped roasted red pepper s
2 green onion s, sliced
1-2/3 cups finely chopped PLANTERS Pecans
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Let's Make It
1
Beat first 4 ingredients with mixer until blended. Divide in half. Add peppers to half the cream cheese mixture, and onions to remaining half; mix each until blended.
2
Refrigerate several hours or until chilled.
3
Shape each mixture into 24 (1-inch balls); roll in nuts.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Size Wise
Enjoy a serving of these portion-controlled holiday treats on occasion.
Tip 2
Serving Suggestion
Serve with multi-shaped savory crackers.
Tip 3
Special Extra
Try these other coatings, such as sesame seed, chopped fresh parsley, paprika and your favorite KRAFT Shredded Cheese, for these tasty truffles.
Tip 4
Variations
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.
Nutrition
Calories
160
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g
19%
Saturated Fat 6g
30%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 35mg
12%
Sodium 140mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates 2g
1%
Dietary Fibers 1g
4%
Sugars 1g
2%
Protein 4g
8%
Vitamin A
8%
Vitamin C
2%
Calcium
8%
Iron
0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
24 servings, 2 truffles each
* 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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