Pumpkin Cheese Ball

Pumpkin Cheese Ball

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 2

    (8-ounce) blocks extra-sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded

  • 1

    (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened

  • 1

    (8-ounce) container chive-and-onion cream cheese

  • 2

    teaspoons paprika

  • ½

    teaspoon ground red pepper

  • 1

    broccoli stalk

  • Red and green apple wedges

Directions

Combine Cheddar cheese and next 4 ingredients in a bowl until blended. Cover and chill 4 hours or until mixture is firm enough to be shaped. Shape mixture into a ball to resemble a pumpkin. Smooth entire outer surface with a frosting spatula or table knife. Make vertical grooves in ball, if desired, using fingertips. Cut florets from broccoli stalk, and reserve for another use. Cut stalk to resemble a pumpkin stem, and press into top of cheese ball. Serve cheese ball with apple wedges. Note: To make ahead, wrap cheese ball in plastic wrap without stalk, and store in refrigerator up to 2 days. Attach stalk before serving. YIELD: Makes 16 appetizer servings PREPARATION TIME: 30 min. COOKING TIME: Chill: 4 hrs.


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