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Chex Mix™ Cheese Ball

Chex Mix™ Cheese Ball
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 10 min
  • Servings 16

Looking for an easy appetizer? Try this creamy cheese ball that’s rolled in a coating of crispy Chex Mix™! ...MORE+ LESS-

Karly Campbell Karly Campbell
September 25, 2016

Ingredients

2
packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened
2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
1
package (1 oz) ranch salad dressing & seasoning mix (3 tablespoons)
1
cup Chex Mix™ traditional snack mix (from 8.75-oz bag)

Steps

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  • 1
    In medium bowl, mix cream cheese, Cheddar cheese and seasoning mix. Shape mixture into a ball; place on plate.
  • 2
    Place snack mix in resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag. Use meat mallet to crush snack mix into small pieces. Press crushed snack mix all over outside of cheese ball.
  • 3
    Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

  • Try pepper Jack instead of Cheddar to give this a spicy kick!
  • You can make the cheese ball in advance. Cover and refrigerate; coat with snack mix just before serving so it does not get soggy.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
8g
41%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
350mg
15%
Potassium
65mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
5g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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