Artichoke-Cheese Puffs

12  Ratings
  • 10 min prep
  • 55 min total
  • Makes 16 servings, 2 cheese puffs (26 g) each.


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Artichoke-Cheese Puffs Recipe

Ingredients

  • 42 Ritz Crackers, divided
  • 1 pkg. (250 g) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped drained canned artichoke hearts

Instructions

  • Crush  10 crackers; place crumbs in shallow dish. Mix cheeses and artichokes; shape into 32 balls, using 2 tsp. for each ball. Coat with crumbs; place in shallow pan. Refrigerate 30 min.
  • Heat  oven to 350°F. Place remaining crackers in single layer on baking sheet; top each with 1 cheese ball.
  • Bake  15 min. or until heated through.

Recipe Tips

NoteIf cheese mixture is too soft to shape into balls, refrigerate until firm enough to roll into balls as directed.

Special ExtraAdd finely chopped red, green and yellow peppers to the crumbs before using to coat cheese balls as directed.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 16 servings, 2 cheese puffs (26 g) each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 110 
  • Total fat 8 g
  • Saturated fat 4.5 g
  • Cholesterol 20 mg
  • Sodium 200 mg
  • Carbohydrate 7 g
  • Dietary fibre 0 g
  • Sugars 1 g
  • Protein 3 g
  • Vitamin A 6 %DV
  • Vitamin C 2 %DV
  • Calcium 6 %DV
  • Iron 2 %DV

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