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Delicious Kraft Mini Savory Cheeseballs

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Make these adorable Kraft Mini Savory Cheeseballs for your next get-together. Simple to prepare and full of delicious flavor.

I love finding new and delicious appetizers to serve to my friends and family during the holidays. I recently discovered this recipe from the Kraft Foods section at Walmart for Mini Savory Cheeseballs.

While reading the recipe, I wasn't really sure how these were going to taste. They use raw garlic and if you have ever bitten into a piece of raw garlic, you know the taste that is left in your mouth.

Mini Savory Cheeseballs

However, after creating these — let me just put your mind at ease. They are amazing!

They take less than 20 minutes to prepare and look so darn festive — especially for the holiday season.

How to Make Kraft Mini Savory Cheeseballs

You start by putting your spices together to roll your cheeseballs in.

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Then using Kraft Philadelphia Cream Cheese, cut it into 6-8 cubes and then roll them to create balls. Be sure to let your block lay on the counter to come to room temperature for a bit before getting started so that it is easy to roll.

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Then you just roll each ball into whichever mixture you want. We did all three because we wanted to try them all.

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The herb mixture was parsley, rosemary, thyme and garlic. It was really good. The fresh herbs mixed with the cream cheese give it a great flavor.

The next mixture was sesame seeds, poppy seeds, and garlic. This one was a favorite and I was surprised by that. The bite of garlic tasted great even though it was raw garlic.

The ultimate favorite though was the dried cranberries and chopped pecans.

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Doesn't that look delicious? These were so easy to make. I love finding easy recipes that my friends and family will flip over.

Check out these other delicious appetizers as well!

Yield: 8

Kraft Mini Savory Cheeseballs

Kraft Mini Savory Cheeseballs

These mini cheeseballs are perfect for your next get-together. Easy to make and full of amazing flavor.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


  • 2 packages of cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons of toasted sesame seed
  • 1 teaspoon of poppy seeds
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons of finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons of chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 teaspoon of finely chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped dried cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons of finely chopped Pecans


  1. Cut each block of cream cheese into 6 pieces; roll each into a ball.
  2. Combine the sesame seeds, poppy seeds, and half the garlic in a small bowl.
  3. Mix the herbs and remaining garlic in a separate small bowl.
  4. Combine the cranberries and nuts in the third bowl.
  5. Roll 4 cheese balls in the sesame seed mixture, 4 cheese balls in the herb mixture, and the remaining cheese balls in the nut mixture.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 78Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 14mgSodium: 45mgCarbohydrates: 4gFiber: 1gSugar: 3gProtein: 1g

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