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Mini Smoked Gouda Cheese Balls

Mini Smoked Gouda Cheese Balls
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 28
Only 5 ingredients make these positively gourmet-tasting party apps.
By Betty Crocker Tasteseekers
Updated August 4, 2016

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 4 oz smoked Gouda cheese, shredded (1 cup)
  • 1/3 cup cooked real bacon bits or pieces (from a jar or package)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped drained sun-dried tomatoes in oil
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans or 2/3 cup finely chopped parsley

Steps

  • 1
    In medium bowl, mix cream cheese, Gouda cheese and bacon bits until well blended. Stir in tomatoes. Cover; refrigerate 45 to 60 minutes or until firm enough to shape into balls.
  • 2
    Place pecans in small shallow bowl. Shape cheese mixture into 28 (1-inch) balls, about 2 teaspoons cheese mixture for each ball. Roll in pecans to coat.
  • 3
    Serve immediately, or cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve (up to 24 hours).

Nutrition Information

No nutrition information available for this recipe
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