Four Cheese & Walnut Cheese Ball

Four Cheese & Walnut Cheese Ball
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2 Reviews
This tangy cheese ball is delicious served with crackers or slices of apples and pears.
30 min
Prep Time
3:30
Total Time
20 servings; 2 1/2 cups

Ingredients

Cheese Ball

1 cup
shredded Cheddar cheese
1 (8-ounce) container
sharp Cheddar cold pack cheese
1 (8-ounce) package
cream cheese, softened
1 (4-ounce) package
blue cheese, crumbled
3/4 teaspoon
dried dill weed
1/2 teaspoon
dried basil leaves
1/2 teaspoon
celery salt
1/2 teaspoon
Italian seasoning*
2 teaspoons
finely chopped fresh garlic
1 tablespoon
soy sauce
1/2 cup
chopped walnuts, toasted
1/4 cup
chopped fresh parsley

Dippers

Crackers or pita bread wedges
Apple and/or pear slices
 
*Substitute 1/8 teaspoon each dried oregano leaves, dried marjoram leaves and dried basil leaves, and 1/16 teaspoon rubbed sage.

Directions

  1. Combine all cheese ball ingredients except walnuts and parsley in bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Cover; refrigerate 3 hours or overnight until firm.
  2. Combine walnuts and parsley in bowl.
  3. Shape cheese mixture into ball; roll in walnut mixture to coat.
  4. Serve with crackers or apple slices.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (2 tablespoons without dippers)

Calories
140
Cholesterol
30mg
Carbohydrates
3g
Protein
6g
Fat
12g
Sodium
340mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

I didn't like it AT ALL-I'm not a fan of bitter cheeses. I doubled the recipe to make a large tree shape: not much of it got eaten- partially because I made it look like a Christmas topiary, but, also because others don't like the blue cheese/feta, cheeses' bitter tastes. However, some loved it.

Rating

best cheese ball i ever had...great with crackers

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