Granola Cheese Balls

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Dietary Interest:: low cholesterol, low sodium, vegetarian

Granola Cheese Balls

Yield:

12 cheese balls

Total Time:

6 Minutes

Print:

8.5x11

Difficulty:

Intermediate

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup (30 g) granola
  • 1/4 cup (50 g) silken tofu
  • 1/4 cup (60 g) cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup (40 g) raisins
  • 3 pitted dates

Directions

  1. Place granola into the Vitamix container and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 3.
  4. Blend for 15 seconds. Set aside.
  5. Place rest of ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  6. Select Variable 1.
  7. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  8. Blend for 15-30 seconds, using the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades. Mixture should be chunky.
  9. Take cream cheese mixture and form 12 1-inch balls. Roll in the chopped granola.

Serve as a snack or use as a spread for bagels.

This recipe has been written for the Vitamix 5200 with Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.

Nutritional Facts

Servings Size 1 ball

Amount Per Serving

 
Calories 40
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 15 mg
Total Carbohydrate 5 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 3 g
Protein 1 g