Savory Mini Cheese Balls Recipe
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These Savory Mini Cheese Balls from the Kraft Make Every Day Delicious campaign are super easy to put together and will surely impress your friends and family.
Recipe type: Easy
Cuisine: American
Serves: 12 servings, 2 TBSP. each
  • 1-1/2 pkg. (8 oz. each) PHILADELPHIA Cream cheese (12 oz.)
  • 2 Tbsp. toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp. poppy seeds
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • fresh parsley
  • fresh thyme leaves
  • fresh rosemary
  • dried cranberries
  • PLANTERS Pecans
  1. To start toast the sesame seeds in a toaster oven. Place on aluminum foil and toast for just about a minute until golden brown.
  2. Mince the garlic and divided into two equal parts. Finely chop the parsley and thyme to have 2 tsp each. Then finely chop the rosemary to have 1 tsp. You will need ¼ cup finely chopped dried cranberries and 2 Tbsp. finely chopped PLANTERS Pecans.
  3. Cut the cream cheese into 6 equal pieces then roll into balls.
  4. Mix ingredients into three small bowls: Bowl One ~ Mix sesame seeds, poppy seeds and half the garlic in one small bowl. Bowl Two ~ Mix herbs and remaining garlic in separate small bowl. Bowl Three ~ Combine cranberries and nuts in third bowl.
  5. Roll 2 cheese balls in sesame seed mixture, 2 cheese balls in herb mixture and remaining cheese balls in nut mixture.
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