Baked Cheese Balls

Baked Cheese Balls

From   Tea Time

Prep: 25 minutes

Cook: 30 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Starter

Type: Indian

These cheese balls have universal appeal and will be enjoyed by both children and adults


  • Processed cheese, grated 1 cup
  • Butter ½ cup
  • Refined flour 1½ cups
  • Salt to taste
  • Eggs 4
  • Black peppercorns, crushed ½ tbsp
  • Dried thyme ½ tsp


  • Heat 250 ml water in a non-stick pan, add butter and let it melt and the mixture come to a boil.
  • Add refined flour and salt and stir for 4-5 minutes or till the flour leaves the sides of the pan.
  • Switch off the heat. Transfer this mixture into a bowl and set aside to cool slightly.
  • Add eggs one by one and mix with a whisk. Add crushed black peppercorns, thyme and processed cheese and mix well. Rest the mixture for 10-15 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 150º C. Line a baking tray with butter paper.
  • Take small portions of the mixture and shape them into balls, or scoop out balls and place on the baking tray.
  • Keep the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 20 minutes.
  • Arrange them on a serving platter and serve warm.