Cheese Ball Appetizers
Add bigger color, flavor and fun to the usual cheese platter with easy flavor combinations. Start with base of a cream cheese, a grated cheese flavor and a delish pantry rub flavor. Roll the balls into coarsely processed toppings of nuts, chives, even crushed nacho chips! See some of our fav combos here.
- 1 pkg (8 oz/250 g) cream cheese
- 1 cup (8 oz/250 g) grated cheese of your choice
- 1 tbsp (15 mL) rub of your choice
|Crunchy Buffalo||sharp cheddar||Buffalo Rub||2 cups (500 mL) nacho-flavored chips|
|Three Onion and Parsley||swiss||Three Onion Rub||1 cup (250 mL) loosely packed fresh parsley|
|Sweet Basil and Pistachios||mozzarella||Sweet Basil Rub||1 cup (250 mL) pistachios|
|Lemon Rosemary with Pine Nuts||parmesan||Lemon Rosemary Rub||1 cup (250 mL) toasted pine nuts|
Combine base ingredients in Small Batter Bowl.
Roll cheese balls in coating mixture and return to cookie sheet
Refrigerate 30 minutes or until firm. Serve with assorted crackers or assorted vegetables.
- about 24 servings
Create a band of topping on the cheese ball by rolling the ball in the mixture in a straight line so only the center is coated.