Camembert Cremes

Southern Living
Makes 32 (1-inch) balls

Ingredients

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2 (3-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup minced red onion
1/3 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 (8-ounce) rounds Camembert cheese, divided*
1 1/2 cups finely crushed Italian seasoned croutons
Chopped fresh parsley

Preparation

Stir together cream cheese and next 4 ingredients in a small bowl. Set cream cheese mixture aside.

Trim rind from cheese rounds. Cut each round into 16 wedges.

Place cheese wedges on wax paper, and flatten wedges into 3-inch circles. Place 1 teaspoon cream cheese mixture in center of each circle. Gently wrap cheese sides around filling, and roll into balls. Roll in crushed croutons and parsley. Chill 1 hour.

*Brie may be substituted for Camembert cheese.

Created date

November 2003