The party doesn't start until you put out the cheese balls. To ensure the best party ever, be sure they're these Artichoke-Cheese Balls.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 16 servings
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
1/4 cup KRAFT Classic Ranch Dressing
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. onion powder
1/2 cup drained finely chopped canned artichoke hearts
1 cup KRAFT Mexican Style Finely Shredded Four Cheese
1 pkt. SHAKE ‘N BAKE Seasoned Panko Seasoned Coating Mix
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Let's Make It
Mix cream cheese, dressing and seasonings in medium bowl until blended. Stir in artichokes and cheese.
Refrigerate 15 min.
Empty coating mix into shallow dish. Shape cheese mixture into 16 balls, using about 2 Tbsp. for each. Add, in batches, to coating mix; roll to evenly coat.
Enjoy eating appetizers at a social occasion, but be mindful of portion size so you don't overdo it on calories.
Cheese mixture can be shaped into balls ahead of time. Refrigerate up to 24 hours before rolling in coating mix as directed. Refrigerate up to 30 min. before serving.
Stir 1 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh parsley into coating mix before using to coat the cheese balls.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 4.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 4g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* 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.