Party Cheese Balls Recipe

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Party Cheese Balls Recipe
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Party Cheese Balls Recipe

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These tangy cheese balls are guaranteed to spread cheer at your next gathering. The ingredients create a colorful presentation and a savory combination of flavors. As a grandmother who loves to cook, I send many pantry presents off to college.
Recommended: Top 10 Cheese Balls
MAKES:
28 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:
28 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 jar (5 ounces) sharp American cheese spread
  • 1 jar (5 ounces) pimiento cheese spread
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Dash garlic salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh parsley
  • Assorted crackers

Directions

In a mixing bowl, combine the first eight ingredients; beat until blended. Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes or until easy to handle. Shape into two balls; roll one ball in pecans and one in parsley. Cover and refrigerate. Remove from the refrigerator 15 minutes before serving with crackers. Yield: 2 cheese balls (1-3/4 cups each).
Originally published as Party Cheese Balls in Country Woman November/December 2003, p31

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 99 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 188mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein.

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 jar (5 ounces) sharp American cheese spread
  • 1 jar (5 ounces) pimiento cheese spread
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Dash garlic salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh parsley
  • Assorted crackers
  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the first eight ingredients; beat until blended. Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes or until easy to handle. Shape into two balls; roll one ball in pecans and one in parsley. Cover and refrigerate. Remove from the refrigerator 15 minutes before serving with crackers. Yield: 2 cheese balls (1-3/4 cups each).
Originally published as Party Cheese Balls in Country Woman November/December 2003, p31

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lvgoose User ID: 3402536 66017
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2011

"Great recipe that everyone raves about."

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