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Parmesan Truffles Recipe

Parmesan Truffles Recipe

These individual Parmesan cheese balls start with a base of whipping cream and garlic. Rolling them in minced parsley lends a festive holiday color.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + chilling YIELD:36 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cups grated Parmesan cheese
  • Additional grated Parmesan cheese and/or minced fresh parsley
  • Assorted crackers

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, bring cream and garlic just to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low; stir in cheese, 1/2 cup at a time, until smooth.
  • 2. Transfer to a bowl; cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or until firm. Shape into 3/4-in. balls; roll in additional cheese and/or parsley. Serve with crackers. Yield: 3 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 truffle (calculated without crackers and additional cheese) equals 37 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 70 mg sodium, trace carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.