Holiday Feta Cheese Ball

Holiday Feta Cheese Ball


  • 2 (8 ounce) packages Philadelphia Cream Cheese, softened
  • 2 (8 ounce) packages Athenos Traditional Feta Cheese, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red pepper
  • 1 cup Planters Walnut Pieces, finely chopped


  1. Mix cream cheese and feta cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended.
  2. Add remaining ingredients; mix well. Cover. Refrigerate several hours or until chilled.
  3. Shape into ball. Roll in chopped fresh parsley, if desired.
  4. Serve with assorted Nabisco Crackers.

Yield: 32 servings

Prepare as directed, using Philadelphia Neufchatel Cheese, 1/3 Less Fat than Cream Cheese and Athenos Traditional Reduced Fat Feta Cheese, 1/3 Less Fat than Feta Cheese.

To intensify the flavor and crunch of the walnuts, toast them before use. Just spread them onto a baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees F for 5 to 7 minutes or until lightly toasted.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories 110, Total fat 10g, Saturated fat 5g, Cholesterol 25mg, Sodium 220mg, Carbohydrate 2g, Dietary fiber 0g, Sugars 1g, Protein 4g

Vitamin A 8%DV, Vitamin C 4%DV, Calcium 4%DV, Iron 0%DV

Recipe and photo credit: Kraft Kitchens

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