Cheese: BBQ Nutballs

Posted by: Imp 05-27-99 3:26 PM

BBQ Nutballs

2 cups crushed butter flavored crackers
1 cup finely shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup ground pecans
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
2 tablespoons wheat germ
6 eggs
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 and 1/2 teaspoons dark brown sugar

1 cup catsup
1/4 cup water
2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
2 tablespoons molasses
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Preheat oven to 350.

In a large bowl, combine crackers, cheddar cheese, pecans, onion, and wheat germ.

In another bowl, whisk eggs, Worcestershire sauce and sugar: add to cracker mixture. Shape into 1 inch balls.

Place in a greased 13x9x2 baking dish.

Combine sauce ingredients; pour over nutballs.

Cover and bake for 1 hour. Do not stir.

Serve warm.

Yield: about 5 1/2 dozen.

Source: Best of Country Cooking 1999 submitted by Maryeileen Jahnke.

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