Rating: 1.5 stars
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  • 5 star values: 2
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  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 11

The cheese balls add a change to your pasta dinner. This is a great recipe that I got from my father. He made these while I was growing up and I loved them, now I want to share this with everyone.

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Recipe Summary

cook:
45 mins
total:
1 hr
prep:
15 mins
Servings:
18
Yield:
18 balls
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Ingredients

18
Original recipe yields 18 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).

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  • In a medium bowl, mix together the ricotta cheese, cream cheese, flour, salt, vanilla, lemon zest and eggs. In a separate bowl, whisk together the egg whites and sugar. Pour into the cheese mixture, and mix until well blended. Roll into balls about the size of a golf ball, and place in a glass baking dish.

  • Bake for 45 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden brown on top.

Nutrition Facts

129 calories; protein 5.5g; carbohydrates 11.4g; fat 6.9g; cholesterol 42.2mg; sodium 153.1mg. Full Nutrition
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