Capitol Cheese Truffles
|Unsalted butter||1⁄4 Pound, softened|
|Gouda cheese/Cheddar cheese||1⁄4 Pound, grated|
|Port wine||2 Tablespoon|
|Seasoned salt||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|White pepper||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Fine dry pumpernickel bread crumbs||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Sliced fresh fruit||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Such As Apples / Pears For Serving)|
Cream the butter well in a food processor or blender.
Add the grated cheese and puree.
Pour in the Port, season with salt and pepper, and blend until well combined.
Refrigerate the mixture until it is firm enough to handle.
Shape the cheese into small balls and roll in bread crumbs until thoroughly coated.
Chill well before serving cheese truffles with sliced fresh fruit.