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Holiday Cheese Truffles

Holiday Cheese Truffles

"Roasted red peppers and and chopped green onions star in these 2 different flavor cheese truffles. Rolled in chopped pecans and served with crackers, these mini cheese balls make a great holiday appetizer."
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3 h 15 m servings 216 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings


  • Calories:
  • 216 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 18.4 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.2g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 4.7 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 226 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Beat first 4 ingredients with mixer until blended. Divide in half. Add roasted peppers to half and onions to other half; mix each until blended.
  2. Refrigerate several hours or until chilled.
  3. Shape into 24 (1-inch) balls. Roll in nuts. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Serve with crackers.


  • Variation: For variety, coat truffles with one or more of the following: sesame seed, chopped fresh parsley, paprika and/or your favourite Kraft Shredded Cheese.

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I make these cheese truffles, and have rave reviews. I used the canned roasted red peppers, drained well, and they are awesome. Best to make the day ahead, so the flavors have time to blend.

Nice, easy appetizer. A couple of suggestions: add 1 t. onion powder, toast the pecans over medium heat and let cool, (really enhances their flavor), and use extra sharp cheddar. As with any...

If I try this again I will make the truffles smaller than suggested, it's a lot of cream cheese! I will also try sun dried tomatoes instead of peppers and more of the cayenne pepper and garlic p...

These were fantastic! Even my meat and potatoes husband loved them. For a twist, I rolled the roasted pepper batch in smoked paprika. Delish!

These made many more than 24. Next time I would half the recipe. I put each in a mini cupecake paper and they looked very impressive. Almost like mini cheese balls. I would also roll them in oth...

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