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Cheese Ball

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 10 hr 50 min
  • Servings 16
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Enjoy crackers with these cheese balls for a tasty appetizer.

Ingredients

2
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese
3/4
cup crumbled blue, Gorgonzola or feta cheese (4 oz)
1
cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
1
small onion, finely chopped (1/4 cup)
1
tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2
cup chopped fresh parsley
Assorted crackers, if desired

Directions

  • 1 Place cheeses in medium bowl; let stand at room temperature about 30 minutes or until softened. Beat onion and Worcestershire sauce into cheeses with electric mixer on low speed until mixed. Beat on medium speed 1 to 2 minutes, scraping bowl frequently, until fluffy. Cover and refrigerate at least 8 hours until firm enough to shape into a ball.
  • 2 Shape cheese mixture into 1 large ball. Roll in parsley; place on serving plate. Cover and refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm. Serve with crackers.

Expert Tips

For 3 grams of fat and 65 calories per serving, use fat-free cream cheese and reduced-fat Cheddar cheese.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 2 Tablespoons
Calories
160
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
22%
Saturated Fat
9g
45%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
240mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
2g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
1g
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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