Mini French Cheese Balls

  • Prep 60 min
  • Total 2 hr 30 min
  • Servings 75

Ingredients

Basic Cheese Ball Ingredients

2
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1
package (10 to 11 oz) chèvre (goat) cheese, softened
1
teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1/2
teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4
teaspoon kosher (coarse) salt
1/4
teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Flavor Stir-Ins

3
cups crumbled Roquefort cheese (12 oz)
2
tablespoons honey
3
tablespoons finely chopped shallot
1/4
cup chopped fresh parsley

Coating

3/4
cup chopped fresh parsley
1/4
cup finely chopped Marcona almonds

Serve-With, If Desired

Toasted baguette slices

Steps

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  • 1
    In large bowl, beat Basic Cheese Ball Ingredients with electric mixer fitted with paddle attachment on medium speed until combined.
  • 2
    Stir in Flavor Stir-Ins. With moistened hands, shape into 1-inch balls; refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour. (If not using immediately, cover and refrigerate up to 3 days, or freeze up to 1 month.)
  • 3
    In small bowl, stir together Coating ingredients. Roll balls in mixture to coat before serving. Serve with baguette slices, as desired.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • If not using immediately, shape the cheese balls, cover and refrigerate up to 3 days, or freeze up to 1 month. Allow cheese balls to thaw in the refrigerator before rolling in the coating and serving.
  • Some of the more exotic ingredients can be found in specialty stores and some large supermarkets.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cheese Ball
Calories
60
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
7%
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
130mg
5%
Potassium
30mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
1g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%
6%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
0%
0%
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; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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