Holiday Cheese Truffles

Holiday Cheese Truffles


  • 2 (8 ounce) packages Philadelphia Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 (8 ounce) package Kraft Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Dash ground red pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped roasted red peppers
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 2/3 cups Planters Chopped Pecans
  • Sociables Savory Crackers


  1. Beat cream cheese, shredded cheese, garlic powder and ground red pepper until well blended. Divide in half.
  2. Add roasted red peppers to one half and green onions to the other half; mix each half until well blended.
  3. Cover. Refrigerate several hours or until chilled.
  4. Shape each cheese mixture into 24 balls, each about 1-inch in diameter. Roll in pecans.
  5. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Yield: 24 servings

Try these other coatings for these tasty truffles - sesame seeds, chopped fresh parsley, paprika and Kraft Shredded Cheese.

Nutrition: (per serving) Calories 230; Total fat 19g; Saturated fat 7g; Cholesterol 30mg; Sodium 290mg; Carbohydrate 11g; Dietary fiber 2g; Sugars 2g; Protein 5g

Vitamin A 10%DV; Vitamin C 4%DV; Calcium 10%DV; Iron 4%DV

Recipe and photo used with permission from: Kraft Kitchens

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