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Cheese and Date Balls
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A spicy, crunchy and sweet treat with dates and cheese.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 44 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 64.0
Total Carbs 6.5 g
Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
Sugars 2.6 g
Total Fat 3.7 g
Saturated Fat 0.9 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.6 g
Potassium 28.4 mg
Protein 1.7 g
Sodium 63.5 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 1/2 Fruits , 1/2 Meat , 1/2 Starch
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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1 1/2 cup  Cheese, cheddar, sharp, reduced fat, finely shredded
1 1/2 cup  white all purpose flour
0 1/2 cup  margarine
2 tbsp  cold water
0 1/4 tsp  salt
0 1/4 tsp  ground cayenne (red pepper)
1 cup  Dates, pitted
0 1/2 cup  chopped walnuts
  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a food processor, mix the cheese, flour, margarine, water, salt and cayenne until a soft dough is formed.
  3. Mold a small amount of dough around a date half with some walnuts.
  4. Place the balls on an ungreased baking pan and bake for 15 to 17 minutes or until light brown.
  5. Let cool for a few minutes, then serve.

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