Friday, December 30, 2011

Creamy Cheese and Roasted Garlic Truffles


  • 2 packages of cream cheese, 8 ounces each, softened

  • 8 oz. grated Sharp cheddar cheese

  • 2 Tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 head of roasted garlic, peeled

  • 1 dash ground cayenne pepper

  • 1/4 Cup roasted red peppers, finely chopped

  • 1/3 Cup green onions, finely chopped

  • 1 2/3 Cup pecans, finely chopped

  • Preparation

    1. Mix shredded cheeses, cream cheese, cayenne pepper, and roasted garlic until very well blended. Take the mixture and divide it in half.

    2. To one half of the mixture, add roasted peppers. To the other half, add green onions. Mix each half very well until blended.

    3. Cover and place in the refrigerator until thoroughly chilled.

    4. Take each cheese mixture and shape them into balls about 1 inch. Make 24 balls.

    5. Roll each ball into pecans.

    6.Cover again and refrigerate again until you are ready to serve. Serve with chips, or crackers.

    Serves 20-40, depending on the size of your truffles.

    1 comment:

    1. can you clarify the 1 head of roasted garlic?
      one whole head or one section? thanks!!!