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Individual Cheese Balls

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling


20 servings

"With their creamy, nutty flavor, these small cheese balls work great in a bag lunch," says Mildred Sherrer of Bay City, Texas. "It's a fun idea that really hits the spot when you're hungry."


  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1-1/2 to 2 cups ground walnuts


  1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Shape into 1-1/2-in. balls. Roll in nuts. Chill thoroughly. Serve with crackers.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 99 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 71mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.

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