RITZ Artichoke-Cheese Puffs

RITZ Artichoke-Cheese Puffs

Prep time10 min
Total time55min
ServingsMakes 8 servings, 4 cheese puffs (52 g) each.
  • 42 Ritz Crackers, divided
  • 1 pkg. (250 g) brick light cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • ½ cup chopped drained canned artichoke hearts
  • Crush 10 crackers finely; place in shallow dish.
  • Mix cheeses and artichokes until blended; shape into 32 balls, using about 2 tsp.  cheese mixture for each ball.
  • Roll cheese balls, 1 at a time, in cracker crumbs, turning to evenly coat all sides of each ball with crumbs. Place in shallow pan.
  • Refrigerate 30 min.
  • Heat oven to 350°F. Place remaining crackers in single layer on rimmed baking sheet; top each with 1 cheese ball.
  • Bake 15 min. or until heated through.
Recipe Tips
  • Note
    If cheese mixture is too soft to easily shape into balls, refrigerate until firm enough to roll into balls as directed.
  • Special Extra
    Add finely chopped red, green and yellow peppers to the cracker crumbs before using to coat cheese balls as directed.


Nutrition Information

Nutrition Per Serving

 % Daily Value*
Fat 12g 
   Saturated 6g 
Cholesterol 30mg 
Sodium 400mg 
Carbohydrate 14g 
   Dietary fiber 1g 
   Sugars 3g 
Protein 6g 
Calcium9 %DV
Iron5 %DV
Potassium1 %DV

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