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Blue Cheese Stuffed Walnuts

 Blue Cheese Stuffed Walnuts
Set a plate of these nutty, one-bite snacks out and watch them disappear. They're so easy to make.—Charlotte Rogers, Virginia Beach, Virginia
48 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 96 walnut or pecan halves (about 2-1/2 cups)

Directions

  • In a small bowl, beat the first six ingredients until blended. Shape
  • into 1/2-in. balls. Place each between 2 walnut halves; gently press
  • together. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or overnight.
  • Yield: 4 dozen.
To Make Ahead: The walnuts can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
Nutritional Facts: 1 appetizer equals 41 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 43 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 fat.