In a large bowl, combine ham, sauerkraut, onion and 2 tb. of the bread crumbs. In another bowl, combine cream cheese, parsley, mustard, garlic powder and pepper; stir into sauerkraut mixture.
Chill for at least 1 hour to overnight.
Shape intp 3/4-in. balls; coat with flour. In a small bowl, beat eggs and milk. Dip ham balls into the mixture. Then roll in the remaining bread crumbs.
Heat oil to 375 in a deep-fat fryer or electric skillet; fry ham balls until golden brown. Drain.
Yield: 60 appetizers. Recipe can be made into larger balls and served as a main dish.