Holiday Cheese Truffles Recipe

  • 2 (8 ounce) packages PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 (8 ounce) package KRAFT Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 dash ground red pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped roasted red peppers
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 2/3 cups PLANTERS Chopped Pecans
  • SOCIABLES Savory Crackers
  1. Beat cream cheese, shredded cheese, garlic powder and ground red pepper until well blended. Divide in half. Add roasted red peppers to one half and green onions to the other half; mix each half until well blended. Cover.
  2. Refrigerate several hours or until chilled.
  3. Shape each cheese mixture into 24 balls, each about 1 inch in diameter. Roll in pecans. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.