Cheese Balls

By Dolores Maguire

Cheese Balls
Cheese Balls recipe, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

Makes about 30 small balls

1 cup salted mixed nuts

250g block cream cheese, at
 room temperature

350g tasty cheese, grated

1 small red onion, finely chopped

3 garlic cloves, crushed

2 tbsp lemon juice

1 tbsp caster sugar

1 tbsp mayonnaise

2-3 gherkins, finely chopped

1 tsp dry mustard

1 Put nuts into a food processor and pulse until finely chopped. Transfer nuts to a large sheet of baking paper. Put cream cheese into a bowl and whisk or beat with an electric hand beater until light and creamy. Add tasty cheese, onion, garlic, lemon juice, sugar, mayonnaise, gherkins 
and mustard. Stir until 
well combined.

2 Roll mixture into small walnut-size balls. Roll in chopped nuts until well coated. Transfer to a serving platter, before covering and refrigerating until required. Serve cheese balls with crackers.


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