Baked Cheese Balls With Herbs and Sesame Seeds

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by awalde

Great appetizer!

Top Review by Studentchef

These were soooo good, and so easy to put together! I thought these would burn, but they didn't. For the herbs I used parsley and dill, and they were such a nice combination with the feta cheese. I will be enjoying these again in the future.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 500 g fresh cheese (1 pound) or 500 g feta (1 pound)
  • 1 cup mixed aromatic herbs, finely chopped (for example mint, oregano, dill or you can also use just one herb)
  • 2 eggs
  • 12 cup potato, flakes (for puree)
  • salt, to taste (if using unsalted cheese)
  • pepper, to taste
  • 1 -3 tablespoon wine, if necessary (if your cheese is to dry)
  • sesame seeds, for topping


  1. Mash cheese with a fork.
  2. Add all the other ingredients except sesame seeds.
  3. Combine well.
  4. Divide the mixture into 40 parts and shape into small balls.
  5. Coat with sesame seeds and place on oiled baking tin.
  6. Bake in moderate heat (180°C/350°F) for about 15 minutes until the sesame is slightly toasted.

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