Crunchy Cheerios®-Coated Carrot-Cheese Balls

Crunchy Cheerios®-Coated Carrot-Cheese Balls

These yummy, crunchy cheese balls are easy to make and extra fun to smoosh onto whole grain crackers. Happy snacking!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

8:40

Hrs:Mins

Makes

20

Servings

1
package (8 oz) 1/3-less-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel)
1
cup shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
1
to 2 tablespoons milk
1
medium carrot, finely chopped
1/2
cup coarsely crushed Cheerios® cereal
  1. In medium bowl, place cheeses; let stand at room temperature about 20 minutes or until softened. Beat milk, 1 tablespoon at a time, into cheeses with electric mixer on low speed until well blended. Stir in carrots.
  2. Roll cheese mixture into 20 (1-inch) balls. Place on plate; cover and refrigerate at least 8 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
  3. Just before serving, roll cheese balls in cereal. If desired, serve on baked whole-wheat crackers.
Makes 20 Servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
For uniformly sized cheese balls, use a #70 cookie or ice cream scoop.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 50
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 90mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 1g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.