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Chocolate Cherry Cheddar Truffles

 Cheddar goes sweet for these Chocolate Cherry Cheddar Truffles, one of my favorite bites for the holidays!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate cheddar cheese recipes, savory truffles
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12 -16 truffles, depending on size
Calories 244kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 oz block Cracker Barrel Aged Reserve Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/4 cup dried cherries chopped
  • 1 cup chopped white chocolate melted (make sure you're using real white chocolate, not white morsels)
  • 2 cups chocolate wafer crumbs homemade or storebought

Instructions

  • Using a fine grater, grate the entire block of Cracker Barrel Aged Reserve and mix in the chopped dried cherries, combining them by tossing it all around with your fingertips.
  • Take small spoonfuls of the cheese cherry mixture and shape it into a ball, rolling it in the palms of your hands.
  • Roll the cheese ball in the white chocolate, then roll in the chocolate wafer crumbs.
  • Refrigerate the cheese balls to harden up the white chocolate to a hard shell.
  • Drizzle the tops with extra white chocolate, if desired. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 244kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 242mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g