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cheese balls - yum!

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Cassie *
Somewhere, PA

These are a quick and delicious appetizer that are always served on Superbowl..they are so good! I whipped up a single batch for the kids...had to hurry and take a picture before they were gone... I normally triple the makes about 14 balls. My pictures

(4 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 5 Min

Ingredients For cheese balls - yum!

  • 1/2 c
    ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 c
    shredded, mozzarella
  • 3/4 c
    italian bread crumbs or italian panko crumbs
  • 1
    egg white
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    each - basil, parsley, garlic powder, oregano
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
  • oil for deep frying
  • your choice dipping sauce

How To Make cheese balls - yum!

  • 1
    In a medium bowl, mix the cheeses, spices. Set aside
  • 2
    Beat the egg white till stiff, blend it into the cheese mixture. Add the flour, blend. This will be a loose mixture, but it comes together when rolling in the crumbs.
  • 3
    Spoon out about a teaspoonful, roll into bread crumbs and drop into hot oil. You can test the oil with a small amount of mixture, if it sizzles it's ready. These only take a matter of second to not to over cook.
  • 4
    Serve with your dipping sauces. Enjoy!!

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