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Pecan Cheddar Snacks

Once you take a bite of these crisp and chewy cheese balls, you'll surely want more. I make them for the holidays and other special occasions, and I keep some in the freezer so they're ready to serve anytime. -Nellie Webb, Athens, Tennessee
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    2-3 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon biscuit/baking mix
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup crisp rice cereal
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • In a bowl, combine the flour, biscuit mix and cayenne. Stir in butter until crumbly. Add cheese and egg; mix well. Stir in cereal and nuts.
  • Shape into 1-1/2 in. balls; place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 18-20 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
3 each: 483 calories, 37g fat (15g saturated fat), 132mg cholesterol, 405mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 11g protein.
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