1 packet dry onion soup mix
1 lb lean ground beef
2 tbsp white whole-wheat flour
2 tbsp milk
1 cup finely shredded cheddar cheese
4 strips bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled
Combine the egg and soup mix in a mixing bowl. Crumble the beef into the mixture and mix well. Divide the meat mixture into 36 portions and set aside
In another bowl, combine the flour and milk until smooth; add the cheese and bacon, mixing well. Shape the cheese mixture into 36 balls.
Shape one of the beef portions around each cheese ball.
2 large eggs
1 cup crushed saltine crackers
5 -6 tbsp canola oil for frying
Beat the 2 eggs in a small bowl.
Place cracker crumbs into another bowl.
In a large skillet over medium heat, heat the oil.
Dip meatballs into the egg bowl then roll in the cracker crumbs. Place in skillet and cook 10-12 minutes or until meat is no longer pink and the coating is golden brown.
Yield: 3 dozen