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.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 2172 Calories from Fat 1179
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 134 g206.6%
Saturated Fat 79.8 g399%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 373.1 mg124.4%
Sodium 3747.5 mg156.1%
Total Carbohydrates 182 g60.6%
Dietary Fiber 24.4 g97.6%
Sugars 10.1 g
Protein 61 g122.1%
Vitamin A 73.6% Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 107.8% Iron 60.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet