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Mini Cheese Balls #SundaySupper Red Carpet Party

Delicious, lower fat, Mini Cheese Balls make a great appetizer for your next party.
Prep Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs
Course: Appetiser
Servings: 26
Calories: 61kcal
Author: Bernadette

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces reduced fat American Neufchatel ,softened ( found next to the cream cheese in the grocery store)
  • 1 cup reduced fat white sharp cheddar cheese ,shredded
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • pinch white ground pepper
  • For Bacon and Smoked Paprika Cheese Balls:
  • 4 slices uncured applewood smoked bacon ,cooked crisp, drained and crumbled
  • 1-2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • For Walnut Wasabi Cheese Balls:
  • 1/4 cup finely diced walnuts
  • 1/4 teaspoon wasabi powder (adjust for desired heat)

Instructions

  • Combine the cheeses, Worcestershire sauce, lemon zest, and white pepper in a medium bowl, mix well.
  • Using clean, damp hands roll into balls about 1-inch. Place on a plate and refrigerate for 2-4 hours ,
  • Place desired toppings in a shallow bowl or plate, mix well, and roll the cheese balls in the toppings, pressing as needed. Serve cold.

Notes

Adapted from Food Network Magazine Mini Cheese Balls

Nutrition

Calories: 61kcal | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 80mg | Potassium: 32mg | Vitamin A: 155IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 0.1mg