Thursday, November 10, 2016

Cheese Bites

On Tuesday, my mom and I decided to have an election "party" and we made a few appetizers.  This appetizer my mom had from Pampered Chef.  These were so delicious.  They are such a different appetizer then your typical appetizers, and were easy to make.  These are also great, because you can make them ahead.  They also pair GREAT with wine, which is always a plus.
Prep time: 45 minutes
Cook time: 1 hour
Serving size: 10+ people

Ingredients

  • 2 packages cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • Mexican Balls
    • 2 oz. pepper jack cheese, grated
    • 1 tbsp. chipotle rub
    • 1/2 cup hemp seeds- TOPPING
  • French Balls
    • 1 oz. blue cheese crumbles
    • 1 tbsp. parsley (fresh or dried)
    • 1 tsp. honey
    • 1/2 cup chopped almonds- TOPPING

Directions

  1. Place cream cheese, mayonnaise, green onions and Worcestershire into a large bowl.  Mix until well blended.  If your cream cheese is not soft enough, place in microwave for 30 seconds.
  2. Divide the cream cheese mixture into two separate bowls.
  3. Add the ingredients for the Mexican Balls into one bowl MINUS TOPPING and mix well.
  4. Add the ingredients for the French Balls into the other bowl MINUTS TOPPING and mix well.
  5. Place the bowls into the fridge for at least 1 hour.
  6. When ready to serve place the toppings into two small bowls, and using a small scoop drop the balls and coat with toppings.
  7. Serve with crackers

Final Product


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