Fright Bites

Fright Bites

These baked cheese balls have a pleasing dose of cumin-and-hot pepper flavor.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

 

About 24 appetizers

1 1/3
cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
1/2
cup crumbled feta cheese (2 oz)
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened, cut up
1
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon ground cumin
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/4
teaspoon red pepper sauce, as desired
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Line large cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper.
  2. In medium bowl, beat all ingredients except parsley on medium speed until smooth. Stir in parsley. On lightly floured surface, knead dough 10 to 12 times; shape into ball.
  3. Roll into 24 balls, using about 2 teaspoons dough per ball; place on cookie sheet 1 1/2 inches apart.
  4. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown and set. Serve warm.
Makes About 24 appetizers
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
If you don't have parchment paper on hand, spray the cookie sheet with cooking spray instead.
Family Fun
For a fun presentation, use the bites to spell out "boo."

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Appetizer)
  • Calories 90
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 115mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 4g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 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.