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Mini Ham & Cheese Balls

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  • 3/4 cup ham diced
  • 8- ounce package of cream cheese room temperature
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/3 cup onion diced
  • 1 cup mixed nuts chopped
  • 1 tbsp spicy brown mustard
  • flat leaf parsley


  • Line a small cookie sheet or similar pan with parchment paper. Pulse mixed nuts in a food processor 5 - 6 times, or more if you want a finer blend. Spoon processed nuts into a bowl. Set aside.
  • Into a large bowl combine ham, cream cheese, shredded cheese, diced onion and spicy brown mustard. Mix well into all ingredients are well incorporated.
  • Using a 1/4 measuring cup, scoop cream cheese mixture into the palm of your hands. Wearing latex gloves is a must, roll mixture into a ball. Repeat until finished. This should make 7 - 8 balls.
  • Place each one on the parchment paper lined cookie sheet.
  • One by one place a cheese ball into processed nut mixture using a spoon or your fingers press coating into cheese ball mixture. Coat evenly. When finished place Mini Ham Cheese Balls into the refrigerator to chill.
  • Serve.