Nov 7, 2012 15:19 Bite-Size Party Cheese Balls Bite-Size Party Cheese Balls Advocate staff photo by ARTHUR D. LAUCK -- Serve Bite-Size Party Cheese Balls with grapes for a festive presentation. philip plaisance Nov. 07, 2012 Comments Bite-Size Party Cheese Balls Makes 5 dozen marble-size balls. Recipe is from chef Philip Plaisance, of Ox Bow Restaurant in St. Francisville. He presents these like grape clusters on a large platter with fresh grape ivy for garnish. This is a favorite for blue cheese lovers. 1 lb. sharp cheddar cheese, shredded 4 ozs. blue cheese crumbles 8 ozs. cream cheese, room temperature 2 tsps. Worcestershire sauce ¼ cup onion, minced very fine Pinch of salt and red pepper 1 bunch parsley, minced fine 1½ cups toasted pecans, chopped very fine 1. Have the 3 cheeses at room temperature. Place cheeses in mixing bowl of mixer outfitted with paddle. Blend well. 2. Add Worcestershire sauce, onion, salt and pepper. 3. Form into small (marble-size) balls. Place in refrigerator while you prepare pecan mixture. 4. Combine chopped parsley and chopped pecans in a flat dish. Roll cheese balls into the parsley-pecan topping, lightly pressing the mixture into the balls. Place on platter, cover and chill. Note: It’s nice to present like grape clusters on a large platter with fresh grape ivy for garnish.