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Cheese truffles

Recipe from: 10/26/2000 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 9
Servings 30


  • 150
    soft butter
  • 250
    cream cheese
  • 3
    packets savoury biscuits, coarsely crushed
  • 50
    cashew or walnuts, chopped
  • 6
    black olives, stoned and coarsely chopped
  • 6
    sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained and coarsely chopped
  • toasted sesame seeds
  • toasted poppy seeds
  • finely chopped parsley


Ensure the butter and cream cheese are equally soft. Combine the two, mixing well. Fold the biscuits, nuts, olives and sun-dried tomatoes into the mixture. Spoon the mixture into a flat dish and chill until firm. Cut into squares and roll each square into a ball. Roll the balls in the sesame seeds and then in the poppy seeds and chopped parsley. Chill until firm. Serve with a selection of other cheeses and Melba toast, if desired. Makes about 30 truffles.

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