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Greek Cheese Balls

 Greek Cheese Balls
This quick, easy party pleaser is best served with crackers, pita chips or pita bread cut in wedges.
36 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling


  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 can (4-1/4 ounces) chopped ripe olives
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped cucumber
  • 1/2 cup chopped roasted sweet red peppers
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups finely chopped walnuts, toasted
  • Assorted crackers


  • In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Stir in the feta
  • cheese, olives, cucumber, red peppers and pepper. Shape into two
  • balls; roll in walnuts. Wrap tightly in plastic wrap. Chill until
  • serving. Serve with crackers. Yield: 2 cheese balls (2-1/4 cups
  • each).
Nutritional Facts: 2 tablespoons equals 107 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 17 mg cholesterol, 139 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 4 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer