Cheese Puff Balls
Makes about 24 balls. Recipe is from Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital Pediatric Dietitian Nutritionist Natalie Porta.
¾ cup flour
2 tbls. water
2 tbls. butter or margarine
3 cups grated cheddar cheese
1. Preheat oven to 400 F. Mix all ingredients, adding more water as needed to make stiff dough. Roll dough into small (3/4-inch) balls.
2. Place cheese balls on cookie sheet. Bake until lightly browned, about 10-15 minutes. Serve warm or cold.
Nutritional analysis per ball: 60 calories and 2.7 grams protein.