Fruit and Cheese Bites

READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 9
YIELD: 18 balls
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 12
    cup shredded reduced-calorie cheddar cheese, at room temperature
  • 4
    drops hot pepper sauce (such as Tabasco)
  • 12
    cup dried apple, chopped
  • 13
    cup dried apricot, chopped
  • 14
    cup dried pineapple, chopped (such as Sunsweet Philippine Pineapple)
  • 14
    cup finely chopped walnuts
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DIRECTIONS

  • chop up the fruits and the nuts.
  • Beat together cheddar cheese, cream cheese and hot pepper sauce in a small bowl until blended, about 1 minute.
  • Stir in dried apple, apricot and pineapple with a wooden spoon. Using a tablespoon, form mixture into balls, then roll between palms. Coat balls in chopped nuts. Makes 18 (recipe can be doubled).
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