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Braunschweiger Snowball

 Braunschweiger Snowball
Even folks who normally don't care for braunschweiger can't seem to resist this creamy spread. Topped with red and green peppers, it's a natural for holiday entertaining. Sometimes I like to form a "wreath" of fresh parsley around it.
20 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling


  • 1 pound braunschweiger
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish, optional
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped sweet red pepper and/or green pepper
  • Assorted crackers


  • In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients; beat until
  • blended. Place on a large sheet of plastic wrap; using plastic wrap,
  • shape mixture into a large ball. Transfer to a serving plate;
  • refrigerate.
  • For topping, in a small bowl, beat the cream cheese and mayonnaise
  • until smooth. Remove plastic wrap from braunschweiger ball; spread
  • with topping. Sprinkle with chopped pepper. Serve with crackers.
  • Yield: 1 ball (5 cups).
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1/4 cup) equals 159 calories,

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Nutritional Facts: 15 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 54 mg cholesterol, 410 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 4 g protein.